Skip to main content

Zschimmer & Schwarz Italiana is a leading supplier of chemical solutions. Our core business is the development, manufacture and delivery of tailor-made chemical auxiliaries for the cleaning, lubricants, industrial specialities, paints & coatings, personal care and cosmetic industries. For more than 50 years, the first Italian Zschimmer & Schwarz site has been producing chemical innovations in Tricerro, located between the cities of Milan, Turin and Genoa. With a production area of 100,000 square metres, we manufacture 54,000 tons of products on an anhydrous basis per year.

Zschimmer & Schwarz Italiana is firmly rooted in the Piedmont region and has a global business network at the same time. Thus, we are able to implement innovative chemical solutions for our customers around the world. With targeted investments in our production site, we drive research and development and lay the foundation for a sustainable tomorrow. We consider it our obligation to live up to our responsibility towards society and the environment.

Zschimmer & Schwarz Italiana is a subsidiary of the Zschimmer & Schwarz Group – headquartered in Lahnstein, Germany – which comprises 28 companies in 16 countries on five continents. For more than 125 years, the Group has been a renowned supplier of chemical auxiliaries and a reliable partner for customers worldwide. Consistently high quality and service standards as well as proximity to the customers guarantee that the chemical auxiliaries and additives by Zschimmer & Schwarz decisively influence the progress of the processing industry. With scientific curiosity and ingenuity, the company constantly works to improve everyday life with the help of innovative products and individual solutions. That is why the name Zschimmer & Schwarz stands for customised chemical solutions around the globe – in a nutshell: chemistry tailor-made.

Products & Solutions

Zschimmer & Schwarz Italiana produces a wide range of ingredients for personal care, cosmetics, household as well as industrial and institutional applications. Our extensive product portfolio comprises surfactants, esters, hydrotropes, blends, solubilisers and special products. Advanced manufacturing technology combined with modern logistics, the latest quality management systems and environmental protection guarantee high service levels and full compliance with market and customer demands. We are dedicated to research and innovation, always aiming to develop tailor-made solutions that meet our customers’ individual requirements.

Research & Development

With a strong focus on research and development, our creative team of highly skilled experts drives innovative and sustainable solutions. Closely watching the ever-changing markets, our specialists analyse current trends and anticipate future needs. Equipped with cutting-edge technologies, they not only develop new raw materials and products and find new applications for existing ones – they also provide tailor-made solutions that meet both the demands of the markets and the individual requirements of our customers.

Application Lab / Technical Assistance

Strict controls ensure that our products always meet highest quality standards across the entire value chain. In addition to high-quality custom-fit products, we also offer individual technical service throughout the entire production process. Our application technologists act as consultants who closely collaborate with our customers. Providing assistance and sharing their know-how, they offer individual solutions.

Quality & Sustainability

The satisfaction of our customers, compliance with the requirements of good manufacturing practices, environmental protection as well as the health and safety of our employees and the population are important to Zschimmer & Schwarz Italiana. As a socially responsible chemical company, we have established a "Quality - EFfCI - Environment - Health and Safety - RSPO" management system that exceeds legal regulations. Zschimmer & Schwarz Italiana has been certified according to ISO 9001 (1999), EFfCI GMP (2014), ISO 14001 (2018), ISO 45001 (2021) and RSPO SCCS (2015). Thus, the sustainable raw materials manufactured by Zschimmer & Schwarz Italiana allow our customers to develop the eco-friendly "green & sustainable" products which the markets desire.