These excerpts taken from the ICI 6-K filed Mar 21, 2007.
Group revenue by customer location continuing operations
ICIs core coatings, adhesives, starch and synthetic polymer businesses comprise ICI Paints and the adhesives, specialty starches, specialty polymers and electronic materials operations of National Starch. These businesses serve diverse consumer and industrial markets through some 40 strategic business units, with an array of market leadership positions around the world. In addition, a number of Regional and Industrial businesses remain in ICIs portfolio.
During the year, the Group has changed its reporting segments. The National Starch business, previously reported as one segment, is now reported as four segments: adhesives, specialty starches, specialty polymers and electronic materials. This change reflects a move to global business units during 2006. Current and prior year segment information has been updated for the change.
The businesses are supported by Group functions that provide expertise in the disciplines of information technology, procurement, human resources, operations, finance, sustainability, safety, security, health and the environment (SSHE), and applied technology.