A Custom Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) based on experience, trust and quality, delivering solutions to your challenges.

From samples to multi-tons: skilled people, quality driven mindset, focus on sustainability, and an integrated chemical and biotechnological network. More than 40 years experience in custom manufacturing:

Production in the heart in Europe: 2 Sites operating 24/7, 365 days per year

  • 5 Highly flexible and interconnected chemical multi purpose complexes with 22 plants (1 – 16 m³)
  • On-site cracking unit of hydrocarbons
  • Integrated waste and energy management
  • 5 Fermentation lines (15 - 75 m³)
  • 1 Pilot line (1.5 m³)
  • Large down stream process (DSP) portfolio
  • >50 processes transferred to industrial scale within the last 10 years

Your trusted partner, starting from early phase to mature product

Process Development



Technology Transfer


A broad market coverage

Food & Nutrition


Intermediates for Pharma

Energy Storage


And more...

HMO‘s for
infant nutrition

Soy seed

Fibers based on


Arxada is your partner of choice for complex projects. Combining specific manufacturing capabilities with speed, and efficiency with reliability.

With an ever-growing toolbox of technologies, we also support products at mature stages, with second-generation processes, additional backward integration and production-enhancing services.



In Visp

In Kourim

  • 5 Multi-purpose complexes with 22 plants
  • Reactor volumes: 1 – 16 m³
  • Total reactor volume: 670 m³
  • Quantities > 5 – 100s tons
  • Reactions at -20 °C to +275 °C
  • High pressure reactions (80 bar)
  • Various material of construction (Hastelloy, glass-lined, stainless steel)
  • Integrated waste management
  • On-site cracker-based network (LPG/LVN) generating key starting materials such as H2, NH3, ethylene, CO, HCN, ClCN, ketene/diketene

  • 6 Independent lines with fermenters
  • Fermenter volumes: 1.5 – 75 m³
  • Total fermenter volume: 475 m³
  • Quantities > 1 – 100s tons
  • Highly versatile DSP suitable for manufacturing of small & amp;large molecules
  • For some lines: ex-proof equipment and BSL-2 handling 
  • Integrated waste management

ISO9001, HACCP, EfFCI, EN9100, FSSC22000, Halal, Kosher,
Please enquire for details on our certifications


Your idea, your product

Our ambition is your success

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