The Buchs site. Expertise from Eastern Switzerland.
Microbial Control. Research conducted to the highest standards
The Dow Microbial Control (DMC) site in Buchs, develops solutions to fight germs at a microbiological level. A crucial part of this involves carrying out research into new preservation technologies. This enables DMC to supply biocides that are used in the following fields: gas/petroleum, water purification, paints/coatings, antifouling agents for use in shipbuilding, personal hygiene and plastics. The specialists at Buchs collaborate with clients throughout Europe.
Acima Specialty Chemicals. Excellent performance and durability.
Acima Specialty Chemicals (ASC) in Buchs provides a full range of Tin Catalysts to producers of polymers, including polyurethanes, polysilicones, polyesters and polyolefins. ASC is the global leader in producing Stannous Octoate and a leading producer of organotin and inorganic metal catalysts, as well as tin and non-tin based fine chemicals for a broad range of applications, from anti-skinning agents to oral care.
ASC is part of Dow Personal, Home and Industrial Care, a business unit of Dow that markets high-performing specialty additives and process aids across a broad range of markets. Personal, Home and Industrial Care offers very unique chemistries, designed to increase performance for specific customer and market needs for a breadth of industries, including Paint and Coatings, Personal Care and Cosmetics, Metalworking Fluids, Life Sciences, Paper, Automotive, and Pharmaceutical.