Essentra Plc manufactures and supplies specialty plastic, fiber and foam products. The company operates business through its four divisions: Protection and Finishing Products, Coated and Security Products, Filter Products and Porous Technologies. The Protection and Finishing Products division provides product protection and finishing solutions, manufacturing and supplying plastic injection moulded, dip moulded vinyl and adhesive-coated foam products used in industries such as applications in industries such as hydraulics, pneumatics, oil and gas, electrical controls, point of purchase and tubular metal. The Coated and Security Products division produces self-adhesive tear tape and also supplies products and technologies for brand protection, document authentication, personal identification, track and trace. The Filter Products division supplies cigarette filters. The Porous Technologies division manufactures custom bonded fiber, hydrophilic foam fluid and vapour handling components. Essentra was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Milton Keynes, the United Kingdom.