News and Events


  • May 2019
    Atropine Sulfate: No specific temperature conditions required during transportation,
    fully backwards integrated chemical synthesis process, cost leadership thanks to best Economy of scale – Click here for more information!
  • March 2019
    Clopidogrel Hydrogen Sulfate: 
    your competitive, reliable source. For more information click here!
  • January 2019
    Press release:
    5 minutes with … Dario Vettese, Executive Director, Pharma Europe, Selectchemie AG… read more
  • August 2018
    As of August 9th, 2018, Johnson Matthey has appointed Selectchemie AG as their exclusive agent and distributor for their API business in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.
  • July 2018
    − The API manufacturer Bright Gene Bio-medical Technology Co. Ltd, in China, partner of Selectchemie AG for the generic dossier developments of all 3 fungines, has fully developed the APIs as well manufactures the key enzymatic intermediate in-hose with their own technology. Based on such unique technology as well as with high quality Finished Dosage Forms provided by Selectchemie AG, our licensees already could reach a leading market position in Europe with Caspofungin. Video
    − Our Swedish partner AstaReal celebrates 30 years of research and innovation. The AstaReal Group is a global pioneer and expert in natural astaxanthin cultivation from Haematococcus pluvialis, R&D and clinical science. Due to the 30th anniversary an article about the research of AstaReal was published in the Journal of Neutraceutical Business Review:
    For further information please do not hesitate to contact our Nutrition-Team.
  • June 2018
    Nutrition Customer Event 2018: Say it „clear“ and think „sustainable“
    “Clear label” and “Sustainability” are actually among the most frequently mentioned trends within the food industry. Today’s consumers ask for short and understandable ingredient lists containing raw materials from sustainable sources.
    We gladly invite you to our customer event taking place on Thursday, 14th June 2018 at the Mövenpick Hotel in Egerkingen. We are looking forward to discover functional sustainable “clear label” ingredients with you.
    Besides presentations of the ingredient manufacturers there will also be time for in-depth discussions and prototype tastings.
    For further information please contact Franziska Markert ( from our Nutrition-Team.
  • May 2018
    New supply agreement with Johnson Matthey/Macfarlan Smith for France
    We have a representation agreement with Johnson Matthey/Macfarlan Smith for more than 25 years in several countries and now recently also for France. For further information please do not hesitate to contact Marco D’Arcangelo ( He would be pleased to submit an offer and to give regulatory support to you.
  • January 2018
    Expansion of our Portfolio with Gum Arabic
    Since the beginning of 2018, we exclusively distribute french producer Alland&Robert’s gum arabic and gum karaya in Switzerland. For further information please do not hesitate to contact our Nutrition Team.
  • November 2017
    Selectchemie launches Caspofungin for infusion, a generic medicinal product
    Ready with the patent expiration of the original product in April 2017, Selectchemie has launched its own generic medicinal product: Caspofungin, 50 mg and 70 mg, powder for concentrate for solution for infusion. Selectchemie has both developed the finished dosage form and registered the corresponding eCTD dossier with the EMA. The actual sales and marketing activities are executed by our partner companies (licensees) on a global level. For further information, please contact our licensing department at .
  • October 2017
    Expansion of our Portfolio with Fructofin®
    From the 2nd of January 2018 Selectchemie will be the exclusive distribution partner of DowDuPont Nutrition & Health (Danisco) for crystalline fructose in Switzerland. For further information please do not hesitate to contact Franziska Markert (
    New supplier agreement for Selectchemie in Switzerland:
    Selectchemie and the company FoodSolutionsTeam, a producer of several plant fibers (e.g. carot fiber) agreed on an exclusive collaboration in the Swiss Food market. For detailed information on our new plant fiber products, please contact our Nutrition Team.
  • July 2017
    New supplier agreement for Selectchemie in Switzerland:

    Selectchemie and the Chilean company Benexia, one of the leading producers of chia seeds, chia oil and chia ingredients agreed on an exclusive collaboration in the Swiss food and supplement market.For detailed information on our new chia portfolio, please contact our Nutrition Team.
  • February 2017
    Selectchemie AG expands Pharmaceutical Excipients product offering with Daicel Japan’s Pharmaceutical grade brand GRANFILLER-D all-in-one solution for ODTs. Press release…
  • September 2016
    Johnson Matthey – New facility in Scotland approved for manufacturing
    Our Partner Johnson Matthey Macfarlan Smith announce its facilities in Annan, UK, have been approved for GMP manufacturing by the UK MHRA – read more…
    Selectchemie AG expands Pharmaceutical, OTC and Personal Care product offering with Novo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S Pharmaceutical Grade Quaternary Ammonium Compounds.
    Press release…

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  • May  21. – 23.05.2019, FCE Pharma in Sao Paulo, Brasil
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