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

Triethylsilane is used as reagent for reduction or catalytic hydrosilylation in the synthesis for new as well as established pharmaceutical actives medication. A catalytic hydrosilylation is a very gentle and selective addition reaction of a silicon-hydrogen bond to a carbon double bond. This enables the synthesis of molecules, that would otherwise not be accessible or only by costly indirect pathways. In comparison to other reagents for catalytic hydrosilylation, triethylsilane is easy to...
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After a 12-month construction period, the extension of the nitrile plants was successfully put into operation in the first week of July. The new distillation plant is producing in-spec product and will significantly expand the production capacity.   With this 7.2 million euro investment, AlzChem achieves a completely new level of quality in the production of aromatic nitriles in Trostberg and is able to expand its market position with larger quantities of highly corrosive dichloro-...
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Triethylsilane is a selective reducing and silylating agent in organic synthesis and is produced by Grignard reaction. AlzChem has been manufacturing this product in Trostberg, Bavaria for more than 10 years and can draw on its wealth of production experience. MADE IN GERMANY means for us excellent quality and process safety, which makes our Triethylsilane a highly reliable product for the pharmaceutical industry.   By registering Triethylsilane according to REACH regulations we...
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Along with the sales partner Chemet, AlzChem showcased its nitriles and NCN-portfolio at ChemSpec India. Discussion focused on reliable supply for our nitrile and guanidine products. Main interest was for o-Chlorobenzontrile and guanidine hydrochloride 'made in Germany' as crucial starting materials for pharmaceutical products. India is developing into a growth area for AlzChem, since the country positions itself as a reliable alternative to China.
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