Chemical Custom Manufacturing

production plant
  • Introduction

    Our customers entrust us with the production of new, technologically demanding processes leading to advanced intermediates as well as to final products for the agricultural industry and for other key, ISO-regulated markets.  We are constantly rejuvenating our portfolio to reflect the growth of our chemical expertise and services, which include:

    Highly reactive and hazardous key chemicals generated in house: carbon monoxide, cyanogen chloride, diketene, ethylene, hydrogen, hydrochloric acid 100 %, hydrocyanic acid 100 %, ketene, ozone, phosgene, bromine, chlorine ,fluorine, sodium, thionyl chloride, methylbromide, earth alkali metals etc.

  • Production Plants

    Lonza has 14 highly flexible and interconnected ISO-regulated, multi-purpose plants that offer customers the manufacturing of complex products and other benefits from our cracker-supported, backwards-integrated production :

    • Reactor volumes: 1– 16 m3
    • Reactions at −90 °C to +650 °C
    • High pressure reactions (80 atm)
    • Broad range of material of construction (Hastelloy, glass lined, stainless steel)
    • State of the art distillation, separation and drying facilities
    • Highly flexible production concept
    • Quantities >10 –100s tons

  • Core Technologies

    • Alkylation
    • Amination
    • Ammonoxidation
    • Carbonylation
    • C-C bond formation
    • Continuous Nitrosation 
    • Diazotation
    • Diels-Alder addition
    • Esterification
    • Ethoxylations
    • Halogenation (Cl, Br)
    • Hydration
    • Hydrogenation
    • Isomerization
    • Oxidation
    • Ozonolysis
    • Phosgenation
    • Quaternization
    • Reduction with metal or metal hydrides
    • Friedel-Crafts reaction

    Some Core Reagents

    • Carbon monoxide
    • Cyanogen chloride
    • Ketene, Diketene
    • Ethylene, Propylene
    • Hydrochloric acid 100%
    • Hydrocyanic acid 100%
    • Hydrogen
    • Ozone
    • Phosgene
    • Chlorine, Bromine, Fluorine
    • Methylbromide
    • Earth alkali metals
    • Acid chlorides
  • Backwards Intergration

    Our cracker  has been continuously running 24/7 for more than 50 years, generating key starting materials such as H2, ethylene, acetylene, CO and methane.

    Lonza has extensive experience in chemical custom synthesis,  and we offer customers the benefit of a  professional R&D staff, high quality work, and  an excellent customer service.

    Basic intermediates for the Agrochemical and other industries are produced in continuous, world-class production plants in the heart of Europe to guarantee quality and short delivery times.