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Global Pharma and Agrochemical Supply Partner AGC Chemicals Americas Provides APIs and Raw Materials to Meet Large Industry Demand

EXTON, Pa., April 28, 2021 – Producing fluorinated molecules for large-scale production is a highly specialized field. To help pharmaceutical manufacturers meet this challenge, AGC Chemicals offers supply chain partnering services supported by its current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) facilities around the world.

With its comprehensive technical expertise and cGMP plants in Chiba, Japan, and Barcelona, Spain, AGC can provide multistep synthesis of key intermediates, raw materials and APIs at yearly quantities from 100 kilograms to 100 metric tons.

In addition, AGC’s Fukui, Japan, plant (AGC Wakasa Chemical Co.) is a dedicated manufacturing site for specialty and agrochemical businesses. AGC supplies fungicides and insecticides (including ingredients and intermediates) from 10 metric tons to several thousand metric tons per year.

AGC’s core technologies include direct or indirect fluorination, specializing in hazardous chemistry including:

  • Using fluorine gas and hydrogen fluoride directly
  • Handling highly corrosive substances like chlorine and bromine
  • Carrying out ultralow-temperature reactions (to -100 C)
  • Managing sulfur chemistry (odor control, etc.)

Providing custom synthesis for clinical trials, process R&D and commercial scale-up of these fine chemicals, AGC’s contract manufacturing services help pharmaceutical companies accelerate product development and reduce costs through efficient and proven processes.

For more information about AGC’s products and services for the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries, click here to visit the specialty intermediates and fine chemicals page at AGC’s global site.

About AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc.

AGC Chemicals Americas is a global subsidiary of AGC Inc., a multinational corporation and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass, electronic displays and chemical products. Headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, including a state-of-the-art technology center, AGC Chemicals Americas maintains manufacturing operations in nearby Thorndale, Pennsylvania, a satellite sales office in Guaratingueta, Brazil, and warehouses located throughout North America.


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