Lonza’s offering for agrochemical customers is based on experience, trust and quality. We provide both catalog products and state-of-the-art Custom Manufacturing services for modern herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and their intermediates.

Whether you need small initial samples or hundreds of tons of products, Lonza is well positioned to provide a solution for you. Our manufacturing strength stems from our comprehensive, integrated chemical and biotechnological network and 40-years’ experience in custom manufacturing. Lonza’s specific ISO-regulated manufacturing capabilities combine speed and efficiency with reliability.

Lonza has an excellent track record in custom manufacturing.  Our integrated project management capabilities, advanced technology portfolio and market-launch flexibility make Lonza a preferred partner.

Life-Cycle Management

Lonza is the partner of choice for the early phase product manufacture, where Lonza’s flexible and fast scale-up capabilities reduce the time to market. With an ever-growing toolbox of technologies, Lonza also supports products at mature stages with second-generation processes, additional backward integration and other cost-saving and production-enhancing services.

Lonza’s Project Management

Lonza’s best-in-class project management services assure fast and reliable customer responses, technology- based proposals and shortest time to market. We offer clear, milestone-based management of projects in close consultation with our customers to help them achieve success in the marketplace and in the fields.

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Integrated Waste Management

During the production of complex, multi-step syntheses in general and during the production of highly active ingredients for agriculture specifically, we strive to minimize waste streams.  We do so by recycling solvents, pre-treatment of aqueous waste streams on site (e.g. by nanofiltration), as well as in our state-of-the-art waste water treatment plant; we also offer environmentally safe incineration of gaseous, liquid and solid waste streams on site and the  final disposal of slag from incineration in our own landfill.

Contamination Prevention

Lonza operates various types of ISO-regulated, highly flexible, multi-purpose plants for:

  • Production of highly active herbicides
  • Production of fungicides and insecticides
  • Production of non-active intermediates only

Lonza’s ISO-regulated and highly flexible assets for the production of agrochemical actives and advanced intermediates are physically and organizationally clearly separated from each other, and the highest standards of contamination prevention are followed (ECPA, EPA). Only sustainably manufactured products are shipped to our customers all over the world.

Lonza has extensive experience in custom synthesis and provides customers with the support of highly professional R&D staff, high quality work, and superior customer service.

With this strong combination of chemical and biological development and manufacturing, Lonza is able to secure the full potential of our customers’ intermediates and active agro ingredients.