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CABB – Your Partner in Fine Chemistry

The CABB Group is a leading Crop Science contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), supplying customized active ingredients. CABB also offers high-complexity and high-purity chemical ingredients to customers in the Life Sciences and Performance Materials markets.

The company operates six production sites in Pratteln (Switzerland), Kokkola (Finland), Galena (USA), Knapsack and Gersthofen (Germany), Jining (China). With around 1,200 employees, CABB recorded an annual turnover of about €740 million in the 2023 financial year.

Leading custom manufacturing and fine chemicals specialist

CABB Group is one of the world’s leading fine chemical manufacturers with a strong focus on high-purity products based on multi-step chemical synthesis. With our custom manufacturing services, we work closely with customers to develop and optimize individual steps in their value chain for the synthesis of agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and other complex and – in most cases – patented chemical products.

Thanks to our unique transatlantic production footprint with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, we form an integral part of our customers’ value chains. Customers benefit from our proven track record of securing and delivering large-scale growth projects in crop sciences and life sciences – resulting in trusted and long-lasting partnerships.

Expertise in crop sciences, life sciences and performance materials

We have been manufacturing intermediates and active ingredients of herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides for leading agricultural players for decades. When it comes to life sciences, our building blocks, derivatives, and advanced intermediates play an essential role in innovative pharmaceutical ingredients, personal care and food. Within the performance materials segment, CABB Group’s fine chemicals are vital for high-tech applications in electronics supporting megatrends in mobility and mobile communications.

Committed to continuous improvement and superior ESG standards

CABB Group’s leading production competence is based on its “Verbund” systems. These integrated production sites are our platform for providing differentiated, large-scale products based on high process efficiency including recycling of side streams.

We have underlined our sustainability commitment by signing the UN Global Compact and the Responsible Care initiative. In line with our holistic understanding of sustainability, the CABB Group uses an Integrated Management System. Our sites are certified and regularly audited for compliance with relevant industry standards including ISO 9001 (Quality), 14001 (Environment), ISO 45001 (Occupational health and safety) and ISO 50001 (Energy).