Energetic Nitrocellulose

Energetic nitrocellulose is a strategic raw material, used throughout the world as the fundamental precursor to a wide range of energy products: smokeless gunpowder for sports cartridges, military ammunition, rocket motor propellants, fuel loads, pyrotechnics.


MAXAM has a strategic investment in MANUCO, a company specializing in the production of energetic nitrocellulose. Founded more than 100 years ago in Bergerac, in the south of France, MANUCO develops, manufactures and supplies nitrocellulose adjusted to the needs of its customers around the world. More than 50 varieties in all product grades and a high production capacity enable the company to provide a global service and technical support for its customers.