Fine Chemicals

Starting with the very basics – coal, limestone and air we build up a broad and comprehensive product portfolio. With our approach and these simple raw materials, we provide a dependable supply of products based on calcium carbide, calcium cyanamide, hydrogen cyanamide, dicyandiamide, guanidine, guanamines and nitroguanidine. In addition, our multi-nitrile plant offers a wide range of aromatic and aliphatic nitriles for many diverse applications.

A full range of fine and specialty chemicals are manufactured in our dedicated and multi-purpose facilities.

News

As a supplier of raw materials for the pharmaceutical industry, AlzChem is now also helping to produce “corona tests”: intermediate products from AlzChem are used in both tests that detect SARS-CoV-2 and the tests used to detect antibodies.   For many years AlzChem has been reliably supplying various pharmaceutical companies with the two intermediate products guanidine hydrochloride and guanidine thiocyanate. Both are now also used to manufacture the corona tests that are currently...
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Many years of extensive experience in complex organic chemistry - including moisture-free and oxygen-free organometallic reactions as well as large-scale Grignard reactions in diethyl ether - are among the traditional core competencies of AlzChem. Thanks to the extensive knowledge of the experts on the reactivity of cyanamide, the company was able to establish numerous intermediates for medications based on NCN chemistry on a commercial scale in its multipurpose facilities, including cancer...
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From the group of organosilicon compounds, triethylsilane is used as a reducing agent and for hydrosilylation. The high product purity of triethylsilane is crucial for the pharmaceutical industry, especially for new developments of highly effective antivirals. An antiviral drug inhibits the multiplication of viruses and therefore is used as a drug in the treatment of infectious diseases caused by viruses. REACH registered, triethylsilane has been produced in large volumes for over 10...
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We are proud about our investment in a new additional distillation column in the amount of € 7.2 million, which was successfully started on schedule in early July 2019. Thus we can serve our customers including our products 2,6-Dichlorobenzonitrile and p-Chlorobenzonitrile at a reliable high level of quality. Furthermore, our entire team responded excellently to the changing demand on the world market and carried out a corresponding optimization of the product mix. This means that we...
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Events

2020-11-11 to 2020-11-12
​Reliability is our trademark: Chemspec Europe is traditionally a fixed date in AlzChem’s calendar being again represented with its own booth. This time the show is from 11th to 12th November, in Cologne. On top of our standard portfolio...
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2020-11-10 to 2020-11-12
​DYHARD® will be present at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2020, the 15th European Trade Fair & Forum for Composites, Technology and Applications again. Our special focus: a fluid system for filament winding of composite pressure vessels. We are...
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