Cerdia, headquartered in Basel, is a pioneer in cellulose acetate tow since 1912 and a global quality and innovation leader of filter tow for cigarette manufacture. We are developing innovative applications and processes that will define Cellulose Acetate as a sustainable raw material in the future.

Products, services, technology

Cellulose acetate is a versatile bio-based polymer derived from natural resources offering unique features:

  • Biodegradable under a variety of environmental conditions
  • Naturally sourced and eco-friendly manufactured
  • Suitable for a variety of applications
  • Soluble in a wide range of solvents
Cooperation possibilities

Cellulose Acetate and acetylation.


St. Alban-Anlage 58, 4052 Basel, Switzerland

Facts & figures
  • Type of organization
    Private company
  • Year of foundation
  • Number of employees in Switzerland