- a unit of Clariant Products (Switzerland) Ltd

Advertorial: Infrapark® Baselland

02.01.2013 Shared Services – Customized Infrastructur

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Infrapark® Baselland, a unit of the Swiss specialty chemicals group Clariant, started its operation at the beginning of 2011. After two years the Infrapark looks back to a successful start. In addition to Clariant with its BU headquarters and production of additives and additional chemical specialties, other companies are already operating on the land of the chemical park:

  • aprentas, the training association of the Basel pharmaceutical and chemical industry
  • AVA Biochem BSL AG which processes biomass, whether wet or dry, in its HTC plant efficiently and profitably to obtain specialty chemicals like hydroxymethylfurfural
  • Bayer (Schweiz) AG, Crop Science Production which is expanding its production capacity within Infrapark
  • Baselland considerably  
  • Comar Chemicals (Pty) Ltd which successfully started its production of an organo metallic catalysts for synthetic rubber
  • Lehmann Rohrleitungsbau AG active in the area of pipe fitting  
  • PanGas which started its air separation plant on the premises of  Infrapark Baselland early 2011  
  • RPD Tool AG, an innovative service and hardware provider for lab automation and process analytics in the life science and chemical industry moved to Infrapark Baselland in early 2012
  • Step Bios GmbH, active in the trade of equipment for R&D and analytical labs.  

The Infrapark continues to actively seek for companies which are interested to locate on its premises or which like to benefit from the services it offers. Situated in the Basel area, Infrapark Baselland provides the chemical and life sciences industry with 37 hectares of outstanding developed real estate. Beside of existing buildings that can be converted, around 16 hectares of open space are available to interested companies that may want to settle there.
Customers of the Infrapark Baselland as well as companies outside the chemical park can benefit from a comprehensive range of services which allows them to concentrate on their core business activities.

Services for you

Analytics
Our expert and experienced specialist staff and modern pool of equipment can deal efficiently with a diverse range of requests.
We support our customers in clarifying complex problems by offering efficient, targeted and economic solutions. Our expert know-how of environmental-, consumer goods- and REACh-analytics, in a vast field of chemical compounds enables us to provide a competent service to our clients.

Facilities Management and Administration
We keep our customers‘ operating and administration costs low by means of our professional facilities management.

Health, Safety and Environment
Infrapark Baselland has designated experts who provide solutions-led advice to our customers for their individual projects and for operating their plant and storage facilities. Safety as well as in completing the groundwork and documents required to ensure the viability of their investment planning for submission to the responsible authorities.

Logistics
We have many years of experience in the transporting and handling of hazardous substances and dangerous goods, for which we are able to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide an all-inclusive storage service.

Technical Services
Our range of technical services covers the entire lifecycle of production plants.
Starting with the design of the processing technology and the construction and commissioning of production facilities. Our services cover the technical supervision of the plant during production stages and the analysis and realization of potential improvements in efficiency.

Utilities
We offer our customers a wealth of energy products (i.e. electricity, natural gas, steam, cooling media, compressed air) and resources (water, nitrogen, acids and alkalis).

Waste Disposal
Our customers at Infrapark Baselland can profit from our comprehensive waste management programme. This extends from waste disposal including source exhaust air (collection pipe) and environmentally friendly solvent regeneration right through to a unique waste water pretreatment plant that can treat effluents that are heavily loaded with organic substances; contain copper either in complex or ionic form or other heavy metals. This service is not only offered to companies on site but also to chemical companies all over Europe.

Our Profile

Infrapark Baselland is the perfect location for industrial companies which are active in research, development and/or production, especially those in the chemical and life sciences industries.

Infrastructure:
Infrapark Baselland provides the industry with a comprehensive range of services and 37 hectares of outstanding developed real estate.  We comply with all provisions of Swiss SEVESO and dangerous goods regulations and therefore provide state-of-the-art requirements for a safe and environmentally sustainable industrial location.

Location:
Situated at the heart of Europe at the point where Switzerland, Germany and France meet, Infrapark Baselland belongs to the business hub of Basel. Hardly any other region demonstrates a comparable concentration of industrial companies and research institutions in the chemical and life sciences industries as Basel.

Vicinity:
Infrapark Baselland is extremely well-connected to international transportation routes by means of rail, road and its own access to the Rhine. EuroAirport is just 18 km away.

Services:
Analytics
Facilities management and administration
Health, safety & environment
Logistics
Utilities
Technical services
Waste disposal

Located companies:
aprentas, AVA Biochem BSL AG, Bayer (Schweiz) AG Crop Science Production, Clariant Products (Switzerland) Ltd,
Comar Chemie AG, Lehmann Rohrleitungsbau AG, PanGas AG, RPD Tool AG, Step Bios GmbH

Infrapark® is a trademark owned by and registered by Clariant.

Heftausgabe: Kompendium Industrieparks 2012

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