Niacin plant in Visp

Lonza’s cracker in Visp, Switzerland is the backbone of a comprehensive, fully backward integrated chemical network. Our diverse product portfolio, consisting of HCN, diketene derivatives and basic chemicals that are key raw materials and intermediates to many sophisticated applications, arises out of it.

Lonza is one of a small number of leading cyanuric chloride and other special HCN derivative manufacturers. These intermediates are used in the synthesis of dyestuffs, optical brighteners, and adhesives, for example.

In the production of diketene derivatives, Lonza is one of the world’s leader providing a wide range of applications in the industry in pigments and coatings.

A selective number of cracker related basic chemicals are offered as well.