04 January 1994 00:00 [Source: PCE]
Chemspec '94 returns to the G-Mex Centre, Manchester, between 20-21 April. We preview some of the companies which will be participating
210-222 Hagley Road West
M68 ONN, UK Tel: +44-(0)21-4205121
Contact: Carol Othen
Product Category: Speciality chemicals
The company has its roots in phosphorous chemistry, supplying intermediates to the lubricant, agrochemical, pharmaceutical, adhesive, paint, inks and varnish industries. At Chemspec it will be represented by its phosphorous specialities, industrial surfactants, biocides, and petroleum additives groups.
PO Box 38
Low Moor Bradford
BD12 OJZ, UK
Product category: Fine chemicals, pharmaceutical intermediates, speciality monomers
The company's fine chemicals division was formed two years ago to supply organic intermediates derived from acrylonitrile, acrylamide and acrylic acid. The portfolio includes speciality amines, nitrites, and high performance monomers.
RG13 13A, UK
Contact: Graham Courtenay
Product category: Chemicals
The latest edition of the Bayer Organica Development Products book will be on display, detailing new intermediates developed by the company over the past few years. It complements the long-established Bayer Organica Products book which lists the group's 3000 strong range of chemical raw materials and intermediates.
Main Office D110
NG2 3AA, UK
Contact: Julian Toler, Ian Draycott
Product category: Fine chemicals, speciality chemicals, intermediates, contract manufacturing, custom synthesis, biocides, preservatives
Boots offers contract manufacturing of speciality chemicals and intermediates as well as bulk pharmaceuticals and biocides for a wide range of industries. The company has two UK manufacturing sites, with expertise in brominations, Grignards, Friedel Crafts acylation/alkylations, gomberg reactions, halex fluorination and catalytic oxidations.
Contact: Daniel Nardin, Martin Grantham, Adrian Cameron
Buss builds high performance reactors in particular for catalytic hydrogenations and ethoxylations. At Chemspec it is highlighting its reaction technology, in particular a skid mounted, modular built Buss Loop reactor.
1420 Mars-Evans City Road
Contact: Richard Radomski, JM Barendt
Product category: Boron, organometallic and alkali metal chemicals
Callery Chemical Company describes itself as the world's largest commercial producer of amine boranes and other borane compounds, chiral reducing agents, alkali metals and metal alkoxides. Many products in its range are used in the pharmaceutical, electronics, plastics, flavours and fragrancies and agrochemical industries.
Cambridge Science Park
CB4 AWE, UK
Contact: Nicola Talbot
Product Category: Chiral intermediates and bulk actives
Chiroscience is focused on the discovery and development of single isomer pharmaceuticals, including the supply of complex single isomer chemical intermediates, the development of established racemic drugs and the discovery of novel chemical entities.
Tyne & Wear
SR1 2ES, UK
Contact: Barry Shaw
Product category: Solvent recovery and cement kiln incineration
CMR specialises in toll processing of byproducts and intermediates, toll manufacture for processing pilot plant and production scale runs, purchase/removal of contaminated solvent mixtures and byproducts and their sale.
Knowsley Industrial Park South
Prescot, Merseyside, L34 SHY, UK
Contact: Linda Beaumont
Product category: Contract manufacture, toll synthesis, organic intermediates, catalysts, corrosion inhibitors
Contract Chemicals' main strengths include amination, cyanation, alkylation, acylation, thionyl chloride and epichlorohydrin chemistry, supported by extensive environmental authoristions. It also has facilities for contract manufacture and toll synthesis.
Macclesfield Road, Leek
Staffordshire, ST13 8UZ, UK
Product categories: Esters, pharmaceutical intermediates and aroma chemicals
Main ester products include acetates, chloroacetates and speciality esters; and in the field of aroma chemicals, aldehydes, ketones, alcohols and esters. In pharmaceutical intermediates it is a leading supplier of trityl chloride.
60287 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Contact: Mike Raymond
Product Category: Catalysts, derivatives of acrolein, cyanogen chloride, hydrogen chloride, isophorone diamine sodium hydride, amino acids and their derivatives.
Among other specialities, Degussa will be presenting various derivatives, such as those of acrolein, cyanogen chloride and hydrogen cyanide.
Acornfield Road, Kirkby
Liverpool, L33 7UF, UK
Contact: Frank Rescigno, Richard Daniels Product category: Organic intermediates, custom/contract manufacture
Eastman Fine Chemicals specialises in the R&D, manufacture, sale and distribution of fine chemicals into the pharma, agchem, photo and industrial chemical markets, offering custom manufacturing in Europe and the US.
4 Cours Michelet, Cedex 42
92091 Paris La Defence 10, France
Product category: Fine chemicals and industrials, engineering and functional polymers, specialities
Elf Atochem operates in the areas of specialities and basic chemicals. Among the products to be exhibited are its sulphur chemicals, bromine derivatives, surfactants and specialities and organometallic catalysts.
CH 5605 Dottikon, Switzerland
Contact: S Ackermann, R Elsener
Product category: Chemical intermediates
EMS specialises in production of organic intermediates used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, agchems, additives, dyes and pigments, flavours and fragrances and photochemicals. New groups are indoles, indazoles, bezimidazoles, monosubstituted piperazines of high purity and chirals.
Via Per San Cassiano, 28069 Trecate
Fraz S. Martino, Novara, Italy
Contact: C P Corradi, Mary Rosso
Product category: Sulphur dioxide and derivative salts
Esseco has expanded the range of its products to cover the food industry, photography, oenology, paper mill, textiles and water treatment.
Bishop Meadow Road
Loughborough, Leics, LE11 ORG, UK
Product category: Intermediates, fine chemicals and custom synthesis
Fisons engages in contract and toll manufacture as well as custom synthesis. Like many speciality chemical companies, Fisons is developing its skills in chiral resolution and synthesis.
Wesley Street, Old Glossop
Derbyshire, SK13 9RY, UK
Contact: Peter Whitehead
Product category: Distribution of fine chemicals and scientific glassware.
Fluorochem will be exhibiting its Fluorine catalogue FC-13 which lists over 3000 organic and inorganic fluorine-containing chemicals, mainly aimed at the R&D chemist.
L62 3NL, UK
Contact: Stephen Lewis, Frank Reed
FMC Lithium Division has production facilities in Europe and the US. Much of its R&D is devoted to developing advanced organometallic reagents, catalysts and intermediates. In additiom to its range of inorganic compounds of lithium, it also produces speciality products such as butyllithium.
Northdale House, North Circular Rd
London, NW10 7UH, UK
Contact: Stephen Arnold, Claus Neufeld
Product category: chemical intermediates, chelating agents and derivatives, and fatty acid sarcosinate surfactants.
Hampshire Chemical was formed in 1992, with operations based around cyanide chemistry. At Chemspec the focus will be on the fine chemicals sector, particularly standard products such as nitriles, cyanohydrins aminonitriles hydantoins and their derivatives.
PO Box 49 49
D-76032 Karlsruhe, Germany
Contact: E Barroso
Product category: Speciality chemicals and custom synthesis
Mack specialises in protected sugar derivatives, nucleoside derivatives, and nucleotide derivatives. It also undertakes custom synthesis on request at its site in Illertissen, Germany.
Hoechst House, Salisbury House
Hounslow, Middlesex, TW4 6JH, UK
Contact: Rosemary Thurston
Product category: Fine chemicals and speciality products
In the fine chemicals sector the company will be representing its range of aromatic intermediates particularly for the synthesis of pharmaceutical and agrochemical active substances.
Wheldon Road, Castleford
West Yorks, UK
Contact: Peter Cooper
Product category: Fine chemicals
Hickson specialises in nitration. The Castleford site performs both continuous nitration of toluene, with isomer separationa nd further reaction, and specialist batch nitration with nitric acid, mixed acids or in solvent.
Leeds Road, Huddersfield
West Yorks, UK
Contact: Tracey Coldwell
Product category: Speciality chemicals
Holiday Dyes & Chemicals specialises in speciality chemicals for the pyrotechnics, transfer printing, resin pigments, plastics, dyestuffs and pharmaceuticals sectors. Other divisions in the group supply products to the photographic sector, inorganic metal salts, pharmaceutical actives and intermediates and ink and pigment dispersions.
PO Box 2, Huntingdon
Cambs, PE18 6ES, UK
Contact: Roger Anderson, Paul Brooker
Product category: Contract research organisation
Established over 40 years ago, HRC has developed facilities for the determination of: physico-chemical properties, pharmacology; acute, subacute and chronic toxicity; metabolism and pharmacokinetics; irritation and sensitisation and others.
B-2440 Geel, Belgium
Contact: Roger Hird
Janssen supplies fine chemicals for research in industry to chemists and chemical buyers.
Orchard Road, Royston, Herts, SG8 5HE, UK
Contact: Graham Couzens, Ivor Dodgson
Product category: Advanced materials and precious metals technology
The chemicals group will be presenting a wide range of chemicals process catalysts and speciality chemicals.
Postbus 526, 2220 AM Katwijk, Netherlands
Contact: D H Holsboer
Product category: Pharmaceutical active ingredients, chemical intermediates With its relocation in 1991 to a new plant, the company expanded its production with new pharmaceuticals and intermediates.
PO Box 330, 00101 Helsinki
Contact: Ari Lokio, Elias Suokas
Product category: Crop protection products, organic intermediates
Kemira's range of organic intermediates covers intermediates for pharmaceuticals, dyestuffs, agrochemicals, colour formers and polymers.
C/o Fine Organics Ltd
Seal Sands, Middlesbrough
Cleveland, TS2 1UB, UK
Contact: A Jackson, J F Chrisp, N P Boden
Product category: Fine chemicals manufacture
Laporte Organics - known as Fine Organics in the UK, Raylo Chemicals in Canada, Peroxid Chemie in Germany and Aztec in the US - specialises in the manufacture of pharmaceutical and agrochemical intermediates and polymerisation initiators.
CH-4002 Basle, Switzerland
Contact: Marc New, Matthew Robin
Product category: Fine chemicals
Lonza products are available as fine chemicals, intermediates or bulk active substances to customers in the pharmaceutical, agrochemical dyestuffs and plastics industries.
Wheatfield Road, Edinburgh
EHH11 2QA, Scotland
Tel: +44 (0)31 337 2434
Fax: +44 (0)31 337 9813
Contact: Dr Norman Ellis
Product Category: Pharmaceutical bulk actives and intermediates.
Multi-stage chemical synthesis and extraction of natural materials are used to produce more than 50 compounds.
D-64271 Darmstadt, Germany
Tel: +49-6151 72 0
Fax: +49-6151 727630
Stand: A8-A10 (Formulate)
Special and fine contact: Manfred Heyl - general manager business unit pharma/ food industry; Dr Fritz Schindler, technical manager; Nicolette Middleton, product specialist
Merck consist of companies which are active in more than 40 countries. The group owns manufacturing facilities in 43 location all over the world.
S-691 85 Karlskoga, Sweden
Tel: +46 586 83000
Fax: +46 586 32147
Contact: Per Wahlström, Dr Boris Holm, Malcolm Franklin
Product category: Fine chemicals
The company manufactures fine chemicals with nitration and nitric acid oxidation as the basic technologies.
Clwyd CH5 2PX, Wales
Tel: +44 (0)244 52077
Fax: +44 (0)244 537216
Contact: Dr TJ Reve - business director, chemicals; Dr JA Parr - business director, biocides; EA Davies - business manager, pharmaceutical chemicals.
Nipa is a member of the biocides and fine chemicals division of BTP.
Shires Road, Brackley, Northants
NN13 7EZ, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)280 702015
Fax: +44 (0)280 701745
Contact: Dr Duncan Mulls, Peter Cannon, Bryan Price.
A leading supplier of specialised aroma chemicals for the flavour and fragrance industries.
Quadrant House, The Quadrant
Sutton, Surrey SM2 AS, UK
Tel: +44 (0)81 652 8056
Fax: +44 (0)81 652 8918
Contact: Naresh Gupta, editor; Alan Tyler, deputy editor; Ken Walford, advertisement manager; Malcolm Fullerton, advertisement executive; Jo Webb, subscriptions
Product category: Publishers of Performance Chemicals, ECN, Asia-Pacific Chemicals, and Chemical Insight.
Visitors will be able to see copies of the recently launched Performance Chemicals New Bulletin.
Blaak 333, 3011 GB Rotterdam Tel: +31 (0)102130063 Fax: +31 (0)104002273 Stand: A47 Contact: P Van't Hoff, M van Waveren Product category: Storage of liquid and dry chemicals, custom refining
23 rue Bossuet
Z.1. de la Vigne aux Loups, 91160 Longjumeau, France
Tel: +33 1 69 00 77 85
Fax: +33 1 64 48 23 19
Product category: Organic synthesis, flavours/fragrances, electronic chemicals, custom/contract manufacture.
PCAS manufactures customised chemicals including intermediates and active materials for the pharma, agro, veterinary, cosmetic, perfumery, reprographic and related industries.
Tel: +32 (0)2 689 1211
Fax: +32 (0)2 689 1472
Stand: D4 Contact: M Daborn and H Porter
In Belgium, Phillips' runs a plant for the production of high-quality organo sulphur compounds, including mercaptans, sulphides, polysulphides, thioalcohols and thioethers.
34 Thursby Road, Croft Industrial Estate
Bromborough, Wirral, Merseyside L62 3PW
Tel: +44 (0)51 334 9044
Fax: +44 (0)51 334 9045
Contact: Dr Derek Palmer, Robert Palmer, Dr Mark Masento
Phoenix Chemicals offers a bespoke process development and manufacturing service, specialising in synthesis/ safe handling of hazardous chemicals.
BP 12, 91710 Vert Le Petit, France
Tel: +33 1 64 99 03 20
Fax: +33 1 64 99 12 50
Product category: Protected amino-acids A member of the SNPE Group, Propeptide specialises in protected amino-acids. Using technologies originating from SNPE, Propeptide has developed a range of amino acid derivatives.
1001 Industrial Road
PO Box 7006, Pascagoula
Tel: +1 601 762 0870
Fax: +1 601 762 5213
Contact: Joe M Baker, Jr, Nike Brown, Carl W Arnold, Peter Gilderson
The First Chemical Group is a family of companies specialising in the manufacture, sale and distribution of value-added chemicals.
CH-4133 Prattein, Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)61 825 1111
Fax: +41 (0)61 825 1271
Contact: Dr R Pfeiffer and JL Roulet
Protect category: Fine chemicals
The chemistry of substituted aromatics is Rohner's speciality. Rohner offers expertise in the following chemistry: Alkali fusion, chlorosulfonation, dehydration, hydrazine chemistry, and Meerwein and Sandmeyer.
Phoenix St. West Bromwich B70 OAH, UK
Tel: +44 (0)21 553 2451
Fax: +44 (0)21 500 5183
Product category: Specialised organic chemicals and custom synthesis
Catalytic reduction is an area of Robinson Brothers' expertise carried out in production scale autoclaves. In-house experience extends to chiral reduction using storeospecific chiral complexes.
28 bd Camelinat-BP 77 92233 Gennevilliers, France Tel: +33 1 40 85 03 13 Fax: +33 1 40 85 50 35 Stand: P2 Contact: C Lupo Product category: Fine chemicals SEAC, a subsidiary of CFPI, manufactures fine chemicals as intermediates or active materials for the pharmaceutical, photographic and other chemical industries.
12 Quai Henri IV 75181 Paris cedes 04, France Tel: +33 1 48 04 68 45 Fax: +33 1 48 04 69 89 Stand: B10 Contact: Bernard Roussel SNPE will be introducing its new pharmaceutical specialities department which concentrates technical know-how in phogenation, nitration, and hydrogenation.
47 rue de Longvic, BP 50
21301 Chenove Cedex, France
Tel: +33 80 44 72 72
Fax: +33 80 44 72 70
Product category: Active ingredients, intermediates and custom synthesis. Synkem carries out the development and the industrialisation of client's new molecules within pharma, cosmetics, veterinary and high-tech industries.
303 Clayton lane
Manchester M11 4SK, UK
Tel: +44 (0)61 223 3344
Fax: +44 (0)61 220 8778
Contact: Dr Nightingale and Mr Hunter.
Product category: Contract research and manufacture. Synprotec offers its experience in the production of fine chemical intermediates, including multistage synthesis of pharmaceutical intermediates involving dangerous reagents.
1 Square de Meenus
1040 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 2 519 1991
Fax: +32 2 519 1971
Contact: B. Stockhem
Product category: Fine chemicals, intermediates, bulk pharmaceuticals
The company specialises in the production of synthetic organic compounds at its five plants, including benzylchloride, oxalyl chloride and derivates.
326 avenue Louise Box 7
B-1050 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 (0)2 641 1411
Fax: +32 (0)2 640 9860
Contact: August Vrancken, Stefaan Fiey, and Guy Van Den Bossche
UCB is a manufacturer of functional monomers, plasticizers for polyamides, special ester and fine chemicals serving the coatings, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and engineering plastic industries.
Raiffeisenstrabe 4, 77933 Lahr, Germany Tel: +49 7821 5850 Fax: +49 7821 585 230 Stand: R7 Product category: Active ingredients, chiral intermediates, contract manufacturing, and fine and speciality chemical;s Cu Chemie Uetikon in an independent, flexible, FDA inspected production partner for the pharma industry.
The Clock Tower, Mount Felix, Bridge Street, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey KT12 1AS
Tel: +44 (0)932 2461111
Fax: +44 (0)932 240141
Contact: W Chow
Product category: Fine chemicals and intermediates
From baic feedstocks of ethylene and chlorine, Wacker's core technologies are ketene/diketene chemistry, production of chloro-carbonyl compounds and components for synthesis of hetero cyclics.
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