Advanced Industrial Intermediates

Providing a basis for industry

The Advanced Industrial Intermediates business unit (AII) is one of the most important suppliers of high-quality industrial chemicals in the world. Aromatic compounds play a prominent role in its wide product range. The business unit now holds a strong market position in all the important business divisions. Our success is based on a dedicated customer focus and strict market orientation as well as the ability to pinpoint market trends and identify new business opportunities at an early stage.

The most important brands & products

  • Aromatic compounds: chlorobenzenes, chlorotoluenes, cresols, nitrotoluenes and their derivatives
  • Amines, benzyl products, hydrofluoric acid and sulfuric acid
  • Phthalic anhydride, maleic anhydride
  • Hydrazine Hydrate
  • Trimethylol propane, Hexandiol
  • Adipic Acid
  • Antidegradants: phenylenediamines, amines, monophenols, bisphenols, mercaptobenzimidazols and olefines
  • Accelerators: thiazoles and sulfenamides
  • Peptizing agents: Dibenzamido-diphenyl-disulfide (DBD)-types
  • Sodium mercaptobenzothiazole (NaMBT)
  • AXION™: organometallic products with numerous applications
  • Polymerization cocatalysts: triethylaluminum (TEA), methylaluminoxane (MAO), diisobutylaluminum hydride (DIBAH), ethylaluminum sesquichloride (EASC), n-butylethylmagnesium (BEM)
  • Tin/zinc intermediates butyltin, octyltin, diethylzinc
  • Ultrapure organometallic intermediates for the semiconductor industry: trimethylgallium (TMG), triethylgallium (TEG), trimethylaluminum (TMA), trimethylindium (TMI)

Industries and areas of application

  • Agriculture
  • Polymers
  • Pigments/dyes
  • Paints
  • Automobiles
  • Tire
  • Technichal rubber goods
  • Fuels
  • Construction
  • Polymerization catalysis
  • Coating catalysts
  • Photovoltaics
  • PVC additive precursors
  • Semiconductors, electronics / LEDs
  • Pharmaceutical industry / fine chemicals