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Experience serving and accompanying agriculture, industry and environmental health.


History

Our company was born in 1943 under the name of CHEMOTECNICA SINTYAL, focused on the manufacture of products for human health and for the agricultural activity. Years later, the company included adhesives to its product portfolio.

 

Milestones

The Forties: The company started with alkaloids’ production and exports to Europe and Mexico, with the approval of international offices.

The Fifties: Participation in the Argentine Campaign to eradicate locust, by means of product supply.

The Sixties: Collaboration in the Campaign against Mange in cattle, in the southern region of the Argentine land.

Year 1980: Inauguration of the current plant of Chemical Synthesis for the production of pyrethroid insecticides and animal health drugs, in Carlos Spegazzini, Province of Buenos Aires.

The Company thus became one of the first domestic laboratories with synthesis capacity and production of an important number of active ingredients.

Year 1997: Sale of the Pharmaceutical Division focused on agricultural, animal, Industrial and urban plague control activities.

Year 2000: Inauguration of the Liquid Effluents’ Treatment Plant.

Year 2003: The Company achieved the ISO9001 Quality System Certification

Year 2005: Start-up of the Concentrated Suspensions’ Plant.

Year 2007: Inauguration of the Herbicides Plant.

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NOWADAYS

  • Synthesis of active principles for Animal Health, Crop Protection and Environmental Health.
  • Formulation of Insecticides, herbicides and fungicides for Crop Protection.
  • Formulation of anti-parasitic drugs for Animal Health.
  • Formulation of insecticides for Environmental Health
  • Elaboration of vinyl and contact adhesives.

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COMMITMENT WITH QUALITY

CHEMOTECNICA S.A., company and employees, are strongly committed to the Quality Management System.

This commitment translates seeking the satisfaction of our customers’ needs and expectations, by means of appropriate standards and continued improvement -including all the operative and administrative stages from the reception of raw materials until the delivery of the final product, going through storage, synthesis, formulation and production.

For instance, we have a modern laboratory with all the necessary equipments and devices to perform every kind of tests -general and routine tests as well as high complexity assays.

All these controls and internal follow-up measures enable the good performance of our Quality Management System

 

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COMMITMENT WITH THE ENVIRONMENT

In December 2000, we inaugurated our Liquid Effluents’ Treatment Plant, with the attendance of local government authorities, officers and directors of the supplying company and our Company's executive staff and Board.

Biotecma S.A. –an Argentine company but with an important participation of Belgian capitals- built the plant with UNITANK technology, based on microorganisms’ metabolic activities, which produce the aerobic oxidation of industrial liquids.

The plant is totally automated, with every process variables (pH, dissolved oxygen percentage, etc) controlled and regulated by an appropriate software.

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The Plant

CHEMOTECNICA S.A.’S plant is located in Carlos Spegazzini, Province of Buenos Aires, on a 27 acres’ land with a covered surface of 133,500 sq. ft. This plant was one of the first of its kind in Latin America and it is highly equipped for the synthesis of active principles, production of animal health drugs, and formulation of products for Crop Protection, Environmental Health and Adhesives.

TECHNICAL FEATURES

1. Synthesis Plants

  • Vitreous and stainless steel reactors, in the range of 250 to 7,000 lts.
  • Synthesis annual capacity:

a) 27,000 kg of animal health drugs.
b) 3,200 tons of active principles for formulated insecticides.

  • Solvent depurating plant that allows diminishing liquid effluents and reducing process costs.
  • Dryers, mixers and mills.
  • Filters and centrifuges.

2. Formulation Area

  • Stainless steel formulators, in the range of 3,000 to 11,000 lts.
  • Possibility to formulate liquid, solid and floable products.
  • Formulation of gels.
  • Annual capacity: 36 million liters.

3. Adhesives

  • Posibility to formulate aqueous and solvent-base products.
  • Annual Capacity (in tons):

a) Contact adhesives (solvent base): 4,320.
b) Vinyl adhesives (aqueous base): 960

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