In december of 2018, Chemoxy, PCAS and all Novacap’s activities unify their names and become Seqens, an integrated global leader in pharmaceutical synthesis and specialty ingredients.

Chemoxy is now part of Seqens Custom Specialties division and PCAS of Seqens Advanced Specialties division. These two business units are dedicated to custom chemistry.

Driven by a culture of excellence and a strong entrepreneurial spirit, Advanced & Custom Specialties work closely together and are committed to providing our customers with the highest level of service and quality while acting ethically, in line with our corporate social responsibility program.

A wide range of Technologies & Expertise

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Our locations

Address ZI de Limay 2, 8 Rue de Rouen
78440 Porcheville
Phone +33 1 34 79 57 00
Market Pharmaceutical, Specialty Ingredients & Cosmetics
Mail ContactSeqensPCV@seqens.com
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Surface: 40, 000 m²

Lab surface: 2, 000 m²

Capabilities:

  • 4 kilo-labs
  • 2 cGMP pilot plants with 11 multipurpose reactors from 100 L to 2, 800 L (total capacity of 12 m³)
  • Temperature range: -15/+150°C  (hastelloy reactor: -80/+200°C)
  • 3 finishing rooms (agitated filter dryers, filters, dryers, milling and sieving equipments)

Flagship technologies:

  • Crystallization expertise and technologiesd(salt, co-crystal and polymorph screenings, process development)
  • Process Safety expertise and tecnologies
  • Flow chemistry for fine chemicals
  • Potent API process development
  • Genotoxic Impurities
  • Issue Management
  • Generic A.P.I Solid state expertise

Last inspection: ANSM  October 2018

Certification: GMP

Number of scientists: 110

Other: Ecosystem Pharma with integrated services

Address 70 Allée Graham Bell
30000 Nîmes
Phone +33 4 66 70 64 64
Market Pharmaceutical, Specialty Ingredients & Cosmetics
Mail seqensrdnimesinfo@seqens.com
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Surface: 1, 000 m²

Lab surface: 500 m²

Capacities:

  • 1 kilo-lab in fermentation (80 L total capacity)
  • Robotic platform for highthroughput screening (HTS)
  • Analytical platform for chromatography (GC, GC-MS, U-HPLC)

Flagship technologies: 

  • Protein engineering
  • Microbiology aerobic & anaerobic
  • Syngas fermentation
  • Enzymes & strains fermentation
  • Biochemistry
  • Biocatalysis
  • Design of experiments (DoE)
  • Data mining

Number of scientists: 19

Address 21 Chemin de la Sauvegarde
69134 Ecully
Phone +33 4 26 99 18 00
Mail accueil@seqens.com
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  • Seqens Group headquarter
  • Essential Drug Substances headquarter
  • Solvent & Phenol Specialties headquarter
  • Acid & Derivatives headquarter
Address 15 Avenue des Frères Lumière
38300 Bourgoin-Jallieu
Business Line Contract Manufacturing & Fine Chemicals
Phone +33 4 74 93 63 33
Mail Accueil.bourgoin@seqens.com
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Address 725 rue Trotter
QC J3B8J8 Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
Business Line Electronics
Phone +1 450 348 09 01
Market Specialty Ingredients
Mail Maxime.Garayt@seqens.com
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Surface: 15, 500 m²

Lab surface: 200 m²

Flagship technologies: 

  • Monomers and polymers Heterocycles
  • Polyphenol and azo dyes (with a low metal content)
  • Photo-active compounds (PAC) / photo-active generators (PAG)
  • Cyanine-based dyes
  • NOVOLAK and phenolic resins
  • Silicon chemistry (polysiloxane)
  • Anthracene derivatives (microelectronic grade)

Last inspections: ISO 9001 February 2019

Certifications: 

  • ISO 9001
  • C-TPAT
  • Responsible Care

Number of scientists: 8

Address Route de Lassay
61410 Couterne
Business Line Lubbricant Additives, Fine Chemicals
Phone +33 2 33 37 50 20
Market Specialty Ingredients
Mail info.AS@seqens.com
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Surface: 120, 000 m²

Capabilities: 190 m³ of ISO 9001 reactors and kilo-lab

Flagship technologies: Most standard organic synthesis reactions (large volumes)

Certifications: ISO 9001

Address All Saints Refinery, Cargo Fleet Road, Cleveland,
TS3 6AF Middlesbrough
Business Line Solvent Recovery
Phone +44 1642 248555
Market Specialty Ingredients
Mail info.CS@seqens.com
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Surface: 68, 000 m²

Capabilities:

  • 48 plate distillation column
  • 18 plate distillation column
  • 4 reaction vessels (316 L and Duplex 2205) of 25-30m³ capacity with distillation columns attached (6-30 plates)

Flagship technologies:

 Primary Reactions

  • Esterification
  • Etherification
  • Epoxidation
  • Methylation/Methyl chloride capping
  • Quaternisation
  • Transeterification

Secondary reactions

  • Acetal formation
  • Acetylation
  • Aldol condensation
  • Alkylation
  • Diels-Alder
  • Hydrolysis
  • Isomerisation
  • Oxidation
  • Polymerisation

Solvent Recovery

  • Alcohols
  • Amines
  • Aromatic solvents
  • Esters
  • Glycols
  • Ketones
  • Organic acids

Certifications: 

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001

Packaging: Drumming and IBC filling facility

Address Road 11 CF Fertilizer Process Park
TS23 1PY Billingham
Business Line Specialty Ingredients
Phone +44 1642 248555
Market Cosmetic / Custom Manufacturing / Solvent Revovery / Own products
Mail info.CS@seqens.com
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Surface: 42, 000 m²

Capabilities:

  • 4 reaction vessels (316 L and Duplex 2205) of 25-35 m³ capacity with associated distillation columns of 6-30 plates
  • Glass lined reaction vessel (14 m³)

Flagship technologies:

 Primary Reactions

  • Esterification
  • Epoxidation
  • Methylation/Methyl chloride capping
  • Quaternisation
  • Transeterification

Secondary reactions

  • Acetal formation
  • Acetylation
  • Aldol condensation
  • Alkylation
  • Diels-Alder
  • Hydrolysis
  • Isomerisation
  • Oxidation
  • Polymerisation

Solvent Recovery

  • Alcohols
  • Amines
  • Aromatic solvents
  • Esters
  • Glycols
  • Ketones
  • Organic acids

Certifications:

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001

Packaging: Drumming and IBC filling facility