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The China Blue Sky initiative has been enforced by the Ministry of Environmental Protection for The People’s Republic of China. These initiatives highlight the need for a reliable, rapid supplier of key raw materials. Lonza has the right technologies to solve customers' challenges as they deal with supply problems caused by the changes in Chinese industry and sustainability requirements. With the highest standards of environmental excellence and value pricing for its offerings, Lonza is one of the world’s leading and most-trusted suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets.

Customers who need reliable supplies from the downstream of the following key raw materials, can come to Lonza and benefit from its backward integration:

  • Hydrogen Cyanide (HCN)
  • Cyanogen Chloride (ClCN)
  • Ketene and Diketene
  • Acetylene
  • Ethylene
  • Carbon monoxide (CO)
  • Hydrogen (H2)

Discover our cracker downstream chemicals.

 The benefits of  Lonza's multi-purpose production plant in Visp include the following:

  • Highly flexible production concepts
  • 15 multi-purpose plants in 1 site
  • Reactor volumes: 1 – 16 m3 (260 – 4200 gallons)
  • Total reactor volume: 750 m3 (200,000 gallons)
  • Access to the above-mentioned key raw materials

Learn more about our custom manufacturing offer and capabilities.

For customers affected by China Blue Sky supply issues, Lonza offers alternative production options in the heart of Europe.

With our cracker in Visp, we are backward integrated into the raw chemicals you need to solve your supply problems arising out of this Chinese policy. We can act quickly to offer sustainable, environmentally sound solutions from our cracker-based feedstocks, and our proximity means short delivery times in Europe.