This article showcases our top picks for the best Germany based Chemical Engineering companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Chemical Engineering industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Germany Chemical Engineering Companies
Topas Therapeutics GmbH is a private Hamburg, Germany-based biotechnology company focused on developing products to address areas of major unmet need, including autoimmune diseases, allergies and anti-drug antibodies. The Topas Particle Conjugates technology platform induces antigen-specific immune tolerance by harnessing the liver’s natural immunology capabilities.
The Company has several proprietary programs; lead product candidate TPM203 has recently entered clinical testing for pemphigus vulgaris, an orphan disease. Other programs are in anti-drug antibodies, celiac disease, Type 1 diabetes, as well as a multiple sclerosis program that is available for partnering.
Topas has a research and option agreement with Eli Lilly and Company focused on antigen-specific tolerance induction and a multi-year agreement with Boehringer Ingelheim to collaborate in the field of anti-drug antibodies. Topas’ investors include: Epidarex Capital, Gimv, EMBL Ventures, Evotec and Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund..
ColVisTec works with manufacturers in the paint, pharmaceutical, plastics, and chemical industries. The company supports them with a reliable and industry-ready inline UV-Vis spectroscopy. ColVisTec develops, adapts, and applies unique technology & software solutions based on in-line UV-Vis spectrophotometry to the paint, pharmaceutical, plastics, and chemical industries.
By adding inline UV-Vis spectrophotometry devices onto the assembly line, ColVisTec can measure the production output in real-time. In addition, it opens fantastic opportunities for productivity as well as quality gains, leading to a huge stand-alone benefit for your factory when implemented into the context of digitalized manufacturing: Industry 4.0.
Its technology can be customized for a wide variety of processes, allowing flexible hardware configurations, offering data output in different formats, and excellent integration with the software solutions already in place. The company was founded in 2009 and is now co-funded by the Horizon 2020 program of the European Union..
Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is in specialty chemicals. Its activities focus on the key megatrends health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization.
In 2010 about 80 percent of the Groups chemical sales came from activities where it ranks among the market leaders. Evonik benefits specifically from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms.
Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2010 more than 34,000 employees generated sales of around â‚¬13.3 billion and an operating profit (EBITDA) of about â‚¬2.4 billion..
This great application diversity is possible thanks to advanced ceramics, also referred to as technical ceramics, engineering ceramics or industrial ceramics. These terms cover a variety of different and in part highly specialized ceramic materials with unique mechanical, electrical, thermal and biochemical properties and property combinations.
CeramTec is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of technical ceramics and is specialized in the development, manufacturing and sales of parts, components and products made from ceramic materials.” Advanced ceramics from CeramTec, as an international manufacturer and supplier, are used in the Automotive Industry, in Electronics, Energy and Environmental Technology, Equipment, Mechanical, and Medical Engineering and in many other applications. Correctly selecting the required ceramic materials, adjusting and adapting Advanced Ceramics to meet the respective requirements in the field of application, and optimally designing and manufacturing parts and components to take advantage of the special material properties of ceramics are core competencies of the ceramics experts and specialists at CeramTec.
With more than 3,600 employees and production sites and subsidiaries in Europe, America and Asia, CeramTec as manufacturer and supplier has a worldwide presence and is part of Rockwood Holdings Inc., a group of companies based in Princeton (USA) that is active in the specialty chemicals and advanced materials business areas.. .
Wacker Chemie has a global network of production sites spanning all key regions. 17,000 employees on five continents devise innovative solutions locally for maximum customer benefit and generate synergies for efficient collaborations.
To this end, they maintain and further develop an integrated management system in accordance with ISO, GMP and sustainable development, as well as actively participate in the global Responsible Care program. Quality, health, safety, and environmental awareness are the cornerstones of their entrepreneurial mindset and practices at all Wacker Chemie sites..
ADVANSA Marketing GmbH
ADVANSA is a leading European fiber manufacturer based in Germany. The company is characterized by an extensive program of high-performance fibers made of various polymers, their innovative capability and the environmental compatibility of their products and manufacturing processes.
Their commitment includes building long-term and profitable partnerships along the entire value chain. They offer their customers added value through advanced and sustainable technologies and brands.
They are an innovative and agile man-made fibers – companies that supply through advanced, sustainable technology and branding for the customer creates.. .
SKW Stahl Metallurgie Holding AG
SKW Stahl-Metallurgie Holding AG is a world-leading provider of desulphurization and secondary metallurgy solutions for the steel industry. The Group is seen as the global market leader in the development and production of industrial cored wire with specialty chemicals for the production of high-grade steel.
The SKW Metallurgie Group also deals in magnesium and calcium carbide that play an essential part in hot metal desulphurization. In its core business, the SKW Metallurgie Group (headed by SKW Stahl-Metallurgie Holding AG) develops, manufactures and sells products and services used in desulphurization of hot metal, and in refining of liquid steel (mainly through industrial cored wire).
A Group of long-standing tradition, SKW Metallurgie has established itself as a competent partner in the global steel industry. The brands SKW Metallurgie, ESM, Tecnosulfur, and Affival represent quality, delivery reliability and innovation.
The SKW Metallurgie Group is seen as a global market leader in developing and manufacturing industrial cored wire with special chemicals for the production of high-grade steel. The European unit using the “SKW Metallurgie” brand (the sales unit SKW Stahl-Metallurgie GmbH), Tecnosulfur, and the ESM Group primarily provide solutions for the desulphurization and refinement of hot metal that is turned into high-grade-steel.
The segment also entails a share in the Indian Joint Venture Jamipol, offering hot metal desulphurization solutions for the Indian market. SKW Metallurgie customers include producers of high-grade steel to be used in the automotive industry, in shipbuilding and mechanical engineering, in construction of installations for the chemical and petrochemical industries as well as in the manufacture of household appliances.
The SKW Metallurgie Group consists of the two operative business segments “Cored Wire,” and “Powder and Granules”. The registered headquarters of SKW Stahl-Metallurgie Holding AG are located in Unterneukirchen (Germany)..
PTS operates a state of the art manufacturing plant at Steinsfeld, Germany with more than 20,000 tons of installed capacity, as well as a technical support facility. A marketing office 10 km away in Tauberzell includes facilities for training, seminars and discussion with customers of possible solutions for automotive, electrical, consumer product, and other applications.
The company has more than 100 employees.. .
process analytics and spectroscopy. Our Analyzer Apps complement spectroscopic measurements with intelligent analysis – resulting in a veritable Process Analyzer! We expand the boundaries of data analysis in spectroscopy by innovative Hard Modeling methods IHM and HMFA with our analysis software PEAXACT.
S•PACT is a renowned service provider for spectroscopic process analysis – in academic research, Process Development and industrial manufacturing.. .
Hydrograv is a optimization of oxygen transfer in the activation, avoiding deposits, optimization of primary and secondary settling tanks, grit channels, digesters and distribution buildings are examples of the successful use of CFD simulation. This ensures a trouble-free operation to identify potential energy savings and improve the turnover potential of the reactors or the processes.
Especially in the field of energy savings the potential can be raised with the deep insight offered by the flow simulations, which remained hidden until now.. .