Essentra Plc engages in the manufacture of specialist plastic, fibre, foam and packaging products. It Operates in the following segments: Distribution, Health and Personal Care Packaging, Filter Products, and Specialist Technologies. The Distribution segment is consists of a component distribution business, a specialty tapes business and a security business. The health and Personal Care Packaging segment is a global provider of packaging and authentication solutions to a diversified blue-chip customer base in the health and personal care, consumer and specialist packaging sectors, and to the paper and board industries. The Filter Products segment is a global independent cigarette filter manufacturer supplying a wide range of value-adding high quality innovative filters, packaging solutions to the roll your own segment and analytical laboratory services for ingredient measurement for the industry. The Specialist Technologies segment is a provider of specialised solutions to an international customer base in a diverse range of end-markets, including oil and gas, construction, point of sale, health & personal care and consumer goods. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Milton Keynes, the United Kingdom.