Essentra Plc engages in the manufacture of specialist plastic, fibre, foam and packaging products. It operates through the following segments: Component Solutions, Health & Personal Care Packaging, and Filteration Products. The Component Solutions segment consists of several types of businesses, which includes components, extrusion, pipe protection technologies and security. The components business manufactures and distributes plastic injection moulded, vinyl dip moulded, and metal items. The extrusion business offers a complete design and production services. The pipe protection technologies business specializes in the manufacture of high performance innovative products from commodity resins to engineering-grade thermoplastics and polymer alloys. The security business includes printers, software and consumables. The Health & Personal Care Packaging segment operates through health & personal care packaging and speciality tapes business. The health & personal care packaging business provides 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 speciality tapes business engages in coating of multiple adhesive systems in numerous technologies. The Filteration Products segment includes filter products and porous technologies businesses. The filter products business is a global independent provider of filters and related solutions to the tobacco industry. The porous technologies business is develops and manufactures innovative custom fluid-handling components used in a variety of end-markets, engineered from a portfolio of technologies that included bonded and non-woven fibre, polyurethane foam and porous plastics. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Milton Keynes, the United Kingdom.