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LONZA (OTC: LZAGF) Lonza is a specialty chemical company headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

Website: http://www.lonza.com/

Company Description

As a worldwide leader supplying the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries with biopharmaceuticals, Lonza furnishes different markets with state-of-the-art products, services, and research. Our customers range from professionals within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academic, and government research industries to manufacturers of consumer and health products, distributors, formulators, and service companies.

Lonza’s Market Offerings:

BioResearch: Groundbreaking research and quality control laboratory testing systems that include tools for microbial detection tests.

Pharma & Biotech: Emerging and established innovators of novel therapeutics with manufacturing expertise, advanced technologies, and high-quality products.

Nutrition: Branded, scientifically proven ingredients for human and animal nutrition including niacin, food emulsifiers, and a variety of food ingredients for human and animal feeds.

Hygiene: Products helping to protect the health and wellbeing of people and animals around the world which are used to disinfect and sanitize schools, food processing plants, restaurants, grocery stores, hospitals, homes and more.

Personal Care: Unique products and services to meet personal care development needs. Products include preservatives used to prevent microbial growth in formulated products such as cosmetics.

Agriculture: Custom manufacturing of active ingredients and agrochemical intermediates for agrochemical companies. Leading supplier of metaldehyde, the commonly used agricultural chemical for slug control.

Materials Science: Supporting many materials science industries with valued products and services. Ketene, pyridine and HCN derivatives are a specialty. Products are intermediates for dyes, optical brighteners, and adhesives

Water Treatment: Technologies to control the growth of microorganisms such as bacteria, algae and fungi in everything from pools and spas to drinking water to food hygiene and industrial cooling, papermaking and related markets. Worlds largest supplier of swimming pool and spa chemicals. Biocides. Algicides.

Wood Protection: Wood treating chemicals and related wood preservation technologies. Wolmanized™ and Tanalisedpressure-treatments for wood for backyard decking and landscape products to heavy-duty utility poles and marine docks and piling. Also water repellents, mold inhibitors, and sapstain control solutions.

In 2011, Lonza acquired Arch Chemicals.

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