AGI Acquires Flow Chemistry Specialist Chemtrix

04.01.2024 - Japan’s AGI Group, a producer of scientific precision glassware, has acquired flow chemistry company Chemtrix, based in Echt, the Netherlands. Chemtrix’s flow reactor portfolio delivers increased process safety, reduced operating costs and new chemical possibilities at scales ranging from milligrams in the lab through to tons for manufacturing.

In addition to the flagship brand AGI Glassplant, the group's portfolio includes Premex Reactor, a supplier of high pressure reactor systems and magnetic stirrers for research and development and Syrris, a provider of flow chemistry solutions for laboratory scale applications.

Mike Hawes, CEO of AGI International, commented: “We are very excited to have Chemtrix join AGI Group. We have a strong and successful history in providing high performance flow chemistry solutions for research laboratories. The addition of Chemtrix now allows us to support the market in scaling up their processes to the pilot plant and manufacturing scales.”

Charlotte Wiles, CEO of Chemtrix, added: “Our strategy focusses on developing close collaborations with end users across academia, the fine chemicals, specialty chemicals and pharmaceuticals industries to develop a complete, easy to scale product portfolio whilst delivering our customers safe and reliable scale-up from the lab to industrial production. We are delighted to join AGI Group, and continue our shared mission of delivering high quality, efficient solutions that meet our customers challenging process needs.”