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WeylChem US

WeylChem US specializes in multi-step custom and toll manufacturing products and offers a broad range of Grignard reagents, fine chemicals, and specialty chemicals for diverse applications.

Additional info

Delivering efficient processes, reliable custom manufacturing services, and Grignard reagents of the highest quality, we find solutions that support your growth. 

We support the development, scale-up, and commercial production of your fine chemical and specialty chemical products backed by extensive experience and knowledge in diverse chemistry and technology platforms serving numerous market sectors. 

Our team has delivered products for sectors including but not limited to the following: 

  • Electronics 

  • Polymers and plastic additives 

  • Agriculture / Agrochemicals 

  • Textiles and Coatings 

  • Aerospace 

  • Fuel additives and lubricants 

  • Biocides 

  • Pharmaceuticals  

  • Specialty chemicals 

Located in Elgin, South Carolina, 20 miles outside of Columbia, our proximity to Interstate I-20 and to the port of Charleston coupled with our extensive supply chain experience and expertise allows for fast import and export of your materials.  

History

1967

Founded by Dr. James Hardwicke & Mr. Wilhelm Frings 

1978

Acquired by Ethyl Corporation 

1993

Acquired by BTP (Archimica) 

2000

Acquired by Clariant 

2007

Acquired by ICIG and creation of the WeylChem Group of Companies

Capabilities

Chemistry Capabilities—including but not limited to:

  • Wurtz reaction 

  • Diazo chemistry 

  • Grignard reagents with N+X integration advantage 

  • Methylation 

  • Friedel-Crafts reactions 

  • Esterification 

  • Polymerizations  

  • Hydrolysis 

  • Hydrosilyation 

  • Methoxylation 

Equipment Capabilities

  • Lab scale research, process development, analytical equipment, and scale-up 

  • RC-1 calorimeter for process safety and heat of reaction data collection 

  • Pilot plant 

  • 70-750-gallon scale Glass and Stainless Steel vessels with temperature ranges from  

-20-205C 

  • Commercial Production  

  • 70 reactors, Glass, Hastelloy, and Stainless Steel 2,000-8,000 gallon vessels with temperature ranges from -20-215 C 

  • Distillation equipment 

  • Multi-trayed with Glass and SS Material of Construction options 

  •  5 Wiped Film Evaporators (200C and 5mmHg vacuum) 

  • Filtration, seperation, and drying equipment with a variety of MOC options 

Expertise

Services

Certificates

ISO 9001

Location

WeylChem US

2114 Larry Jeffers Road Elgin, SC, USA 29045
+1 803-438-3471

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