anhydrides and their derivatives, plasticizers, resins and compounds. Lonza Polymer Intermediates (LPI) is the producer of maleic anhydride catalysts, special anhydrides and esters; and in Europe for maleic anhydride, phthalic anhydride and trimellitic anhydride, fumaric acid and malic acid. Anhydrides and chemicals: The company offers Dibasic acids and anhydrides: phthalic anhydride, maleic anhydride, pyromellitic anhydride, fumaric acid, malic acid, and trimellitic anhydride. It is applicable in unsaturated polyester resins, plasticizers, adhesives, paints, lubricants, additives for food and feedstuffs, pharmaceuticals. The company also offers pure isophthalic acid and meta xylene, which is used for unsaturated polyester resins, PET bottle grade, and paints and coatings. Special anhydrides and esters: The company offers Succinic anhydrides, hydrogenated anhydrides, hardeners for epoxy resins, tetrahydrophthalic, diethylacetonylsuccinate, tetrahydrophthalimide, dimetylsuccinate, and other esters. Its main applications include electrical equipment and electronics, paints and pigments, additives in plastics, pharmaceutical and agricultural products. Plasticizers: The company offers general-purpose and special plasticizers, such as linear phthalates, polymerics, and trimellitates. They are used for PVC, electrical equipment, automotive, furnishing, clothing, and sport area. Resins: The company offers unsaturated polyester resins and derivatives (gel-coats), which is applicable in the nautical engineering, construction and transport industries, electrotechnical equipment, sport, furniture, and sanitary wear areas. Compounds: The company offers Technocompounds and molded composites, such as BMC, SMC, and TMC. They are applicable in the electrical equipment and electronics, construction and transport industries. Catalysts and technologies: The company offers catalysts and technologies, and custom manufacturing of catalysts. They are used in the production of phthalic and maleic anhydride, pyromellitic anhydride and formaldehyde. Markets The company operates primarily in Switzerland, European Union, Rest of Europe and North America. Significant Events On May 18, 2009, The European Commission has approved the proposed joint venture of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Lonza Group AG. Teva and Lonza have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture to develop, manufacture, and market a portfolio of biosimilars. Through this joint venture, Teva and Lonza would co-operate to develop, manufacture, and market efficacious, and safe generic equivalents of a selected portfolio of biologic pharmaceuticals. Lonza Group AG and Singapore's Bio*One Capital have entered into a joint venture, Lonza Biologics Tuas, to build a large-scale mammalian cell-culture facility in Singapore for the manufacture of commercial biopharmaceuticals. Lonza Group AG has formed a strategic manufacturing alliance with Solvay Pharmaceuticals. Under the terms of the long-term strategic cooperation, Lonza would produce a selection of Solvay's large volume active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). In December 2007, Lonza Group AG has entered into a strategic alliance with BioWa, Inc. to generate an optimized production platform for potent antibodies. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Lonza Group AG formed a joint venture to develop, manufacture and market biosimilars. Both companies intends to explore additional biosimilars opportunities outside the partnership. On June 8, 2009, The European Commission has cleared the proposed biosimilars joint venture between Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited and Lonza Group AG.
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