Reagens was founded in 1952 in San Giorgio di Piano, near Bologna. Since then, it grew by continuous investments, introducing new and more sustainable additives for PVC and other thermoplastics.
Today, this site is the headquarter and the main R&D centre for the Reagens Group.
In these large and modern facilities, Reagens is producing a full range of PVC stabilizers and co-stabilisers:
solid COS's (Ca-Zn and Ca Organic systems), liquid Mixed Metals (BaZn, CaZn and kickers) and Tin Based stabilizers. Reagens is also one of the largest manufacturer of thioesters for the non vinyl industry.
All the processes are controlled by DCS, granting quality, safety and high productivity.
Reagens Deutschland GmbH operates in two large sites located in Northern Germany, acquired from Cognis in 2004. In Loxstedt.
Reagens Deutschland is producing solid COS stabilizers and key intermediates, used across the entire group, supported by a top level R&D and application center.
In Lohne, Reagens Deutschland is manufacturing solid COS stabilizers.
To assist the sales of the products manufactured in Germany, an efficient and dynamic team is based here to help our customers.
Reagens UK was established in 1996 to service the UK and Ireland and comprises of:
- leading Industry experience personnel
- fully equipped technical facility which is a know-how centre for rigid PVC extrusion
- products from Reagens Group sites combined with local logistics and local manufacturing.
Reagens USA was founded in 2003 and, over the last decade. it became one of the leading suppliers of a wide range of Tin based stabilizers and lubricants for PVC for the Central and North American market. RUSA is also manufacturing thioesters for non vinyl applications.
More recently RUSA started to manufacture solid CaZn's in a state of the art new facility.
The local technical team is validly supporting the growth of RUSA business.
Established in 2013 in San Luis, Argentina, Reagens Varteco is a JV with Varteco, a key supplier of plasticizers in South America.
Reagens Varteco is supplying customers with the best performing PVC stabilizers, lubricants and anti-oxidants, combining the Reagens technology with the best technical and commercial assistance provided by our local dynamic team.
Strong culture based on innovation – to create a better sustainable future of all PVC applications: technical personnel represent more than 15% of our entire workforce.
Active involvement in trade associations and sector groups such as VinylPlus and in other similar world-wide initiatives, devoted to develop and highlight the best characteristics of a valuable and sustainable polymer, such as PVC.
Reagens has grown into a world-wide network of businesses with top-class motivated people to drive the business forwards, offering one of the widest product portfolios of any PVC stabiliser producers.
Very strong technical focus, a solid financial structure and a long term focus on innovative stabilisers, doing our part to build a better future for PVC applications.