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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

Company aims to markedly expand its global market position with investments of EUR 7.2 million and a significant increase in capacities Broadening the product range will open new target markets and applications Trostberg, September 6, 2018 - AlzChem Group AG has begun its significant expansion of its nitrile business. With an investment volume of EUR 7.2 million, AlzChem will increase production capacities for nitriles by mid-2019. The expansion of this product segment is part of a...
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A prime example of this are our Melflock® products, which are mostly used as flocculants in the paper and water treatment industries. Because of the backward integration of our most important raw material ‘Dicyandiamide’ we can ensure the availability of all our Melflock® products. The diligent work of our customer service and logistic department is the reason why we can keep up with regular delivery times within Europe, whereas the European transport market itself is running into trouble...
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Trostberg. Amidines are organic chemical compounds with an NCN structure, meaning a typical nitrogen-carbon-nitrogen sequence. These types of chemicals are one of AlzChem’s core competencies. NCN structures are contained in many biologically active molecules, which is why a general new synthesis method is so important to the development and production of active ingredients in pharmaceuticals and crop protection. Amidines to this point have been difficult to synthesize, particularly without...
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Based on its expertise and the long tradition of calcium carbide and calcium cyanamide production AlzChem continues to be the leading manufacturer of cyanamide and its derivatives. Cyanamide can be used as an amidinating reagent for practically every amine. If cyanamide proves to be too unreactive for a reaction then AlzChem also offers suitable solutions for this, e.g. in the form of the derivative chloroformamidine hydrochloride. Cyanamid and its derivatives represent valuable N=C=N...
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