Niacin plant in Visp

Lonza’s cracker in Visp, Switzerland is the backbone of a comprehensive, fully backward integrated chemical network (Verbund). Originating from this enabling technology Lonza offers a variety of Basic Chemicals and Performance Products based on special technologies like Hydrocyanic Acid- (HCN), Cyanogen chloride-, Acetylene-, Ethylene- and Ketene/Diketene- chemistry.

Our diverse product portfolio serves customers as key raw materials and intermediates for many applications e.g. coatings, composites, colorants, adhesives, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and more. Moreover, Lonza runs several flexible multi-purpose plants (including HCN and Ketene/Diketene handling) that allow for executing sophisticated Contract Manufacturing projects benefitting from the integration into our value chains, more than 100 years manufacturing experience and a strong R&D platform.

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