HydroChem Italia S.r.l.

HydroChem Italia is located in the north of Italy, Pieve Vergonte (VCO), close to the border with Switzerland. The site is accessible by road and rail and is near to the Milano Malpensa airport.

HydroChem Italia is a preferred supplier of chlorinated aromatic products and specialty dichlorotoluenes mainly used in the agricultural and pharmaceutical markets. The company also owns two hydro-electric power stations that supply electricity to the chlorine electrolysis plant.

HydroChem Italia also produces some basic inorganic products such as Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Hypochlorite, Hydrogen, Synthetic and Technical HCl used in many kinds of industries.

Core technologies

  • Electrolysis
  • Chlorination
  • Liquid Chlorine management
  • Ring chlorination (chlorotoluenes and dichlorotoluenes)
  • Photochlorination
  • Catalytic Dealogenation
  • Cristallization
  • Distillation
  • Absorption


HydroChem Italia is ISO 9001:2008 certified.


1915 Founded by Ing. Alfonso Vitale.
1922 Acquired by SNIA, the business name is Rumianca
1970 Rumianca is purchased by SIR
1982 Became part of Eni Group, and changed its name to Enichem
1997 Acquired by Tessenderlo Group and became Tessenderlo Italia
2013 Acquired by ICIG, became part of WeylChem Group, renamed HydroChem Italia


HydroChem Italia S.r.l.
Via Mario Massari 30/32
28886 Pieve Vergonte (VB)

Phone +39 0324 8601
Fax +39 0324 86694


Pierluigi Degiovanni