A pioneering leader with a powerful legacy

Over 120 years of creating specialty ingredients and solutions that potentiate the performance of our customers and their products. Our solutions, our expertise and our support help them to perform better - to be more efficient, more effective and more sustainable .

Formerly Lonza Specialty Ingredients, we are now Arxada - a global specialty chemicals business with leading positions in Microbial Control Solutions (MCS) and Specialty Products Solutions (SPS). We provide a broad portfolio of differentiated products targeted at a range of end markets, supported by our leading regulatory capabilities, IP expertise, and established track record in R&D.

Latest news

18 November 2021
Arxada to Invest CHF 20m in its Industrial Biotechnology Plant in Kouřim, Czech Republic
10 November 2021
Arxada Announces Distribution Agreement with GreenA for Squall®
Ground-breaking, biodegradable and innovative sticker and drift reducing adjuvant that allows more precise and effective application of crop protection products
03 November 2021
Arxada and Troy to Combine, Creating a Global, Comprehensive and Innovative Offering in Microbial Control
The new company will have an expanded product portfolio to better serve customers in key growth areas, including paints and coatings.

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