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The finest of fine chemistry
Saltigo GmbH is our wholly owned subsidiary and has been operating independently in the fine chemicals industry since 2006. Saltigo’s proven expertise and many years of experience make it one of the leading companies in the field of custom synthesis.
The intermediate products and active ingredients that Saltigo produces for its customers form the basis for a wide range of pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, polymers and specialty chemicals that play a significant role in our everyday lives. They are incorporated into crop protection products such as herbicides, insecticides and fungicides. For the pharmaceutical sector, Saltigo produces active ingredients that form the basis for important products such as antibiotics, antidepressants, and cardiovascular and cancer medications. Saltigo also produces additives for polymers and fuels and chemicals used in electronics, imaging equipment and cosmetics.
Exclusive and customer-orientated
Saltigo is one of the world’s leading custom synthesis and customer manufacturing partners, thanks to its comprehensive array of synthesis technologies and procedures. These technologies are continually optimized to meet customer preferences and market requirements, particularly for those innovation-driven industries that manufacture products for diverse technical applications. Custom synthesis takes place in ultra-modern, multipurpose factories. Through the use of state-of-the-art technology, we can supply a few kilograms or several thousand metric tons of our products. All of our factories in Germany have both DIN ISO 9001:2000 and DIN 14001 certifications. The plant at the Leverkusen site additionally operates according to Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) standards and has U.S. Food and Drug Administration certification. Saltigo’s production output of active ingredients and registered intermediate products amounts to more than 200 metric tons yearly.
Saltidin® – one of many remarkable products
Saltidin®, an active ingredient used in insect repellent, combines effective protection with cosmetic properties, making it suitable for use in products like sun blocks and lotions that also repel insects. By protecting people from being bitten by ticks, midges, mosquitoes and horseflies, Saltidin® helps keep Lyme disease, Russian spring-summer encephalitis and other diseases in check.