The Edgewater Family

As companies of the Edgewater family, Callery, DanChem and ChemQuest provide unique products and services to the pharmaceutical specialty and industrial chemical sectors. Our combined capabilities are vast, and like the pieces of a puzzle, we fit together in ways that truly add value for our customers.

About Our Companies

Callery

For decades, Callery has been a world leader in boranes and alkoxides, with specific expertise in the safe handling of diborane gas and the production of potassium metal. Our impressive combination of innovation, scale, customer service, and supply chain security gives us a distinct advantage. Operating from our US location, with distribution centers in EU, our products have enabled some of the world’s most successful innovations from billion dollar blockbuster drugs to next-generation OLED’s. Callery’s expertise and focus on the development and manufacture of highly reactive molecules is a perfect compliment to Danchem expertise in downstream processing of advanced chemical intermediates.

DanChem

DanChem is a custom manufacturer of fine and specialty chemical products providing capacity and technical support to customers on a global scale. We excel at the manufacture of polymers and high viscosity products for end-markets including paints and electronics, and pharma ingredients. With a uniquely broad range of capabilities, DanChem's unique manufacturing technologies and flexibility in meeting customer needs are our key strengths. Operating from our facilities in Danville, Virginia USA, we provide our clients with a US-based option to augment security of supply. Our flexible business model and broad processing abilities makes DanChem a natural choice to partner with Callery to provide seamless, value-added service.

ChemQuest

For more than two decades, ChemQuest Chemicals has provided responsive, full-service toll processing and blending capabilities for companies worldwide. Our proven processes, expert team and specialized equipment afford us the ability to quickly and affordably produce your custom chemical formulas. Supporting small- and large-batch needs, we offer full production, warehousing, storage, packaging and delivery services.

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Full List of Company’s Key Capabilities

Callery CorporationDanChem TechnologiesChemQuest
Industries Served
AG CHEMReagents for Fungicidese.g. Insecticides, herbicidesMicronutrients, NPK Blends, Adjuvants, Herbicides/ Pesticides
PHARMA / BIOTECHBig pharma, CMO’s, CDMO’s
ELECTRONICSReagents for LCD’s
INDUSTRIALSReagents for Polymers, Elastomers and Tirese.g. organic & inorganic processing aides, lubricants, additivesOrganic & Inorganic-Various dilutions amongst most acids and bases (specializes in Sulfuric & Ammonium Hydroxide)
SPECIALTY CHEMICALSNaK for higher olefins, polymer initiatorsPolymers, textiles, transportation, water treatment, plastic additivesTannin blockers, rubber additives, turnaround chemistry
CONSUMER INGREDIENTSAdditives for fragrances, cosmetics, oral care
Water TreatmentInhibitors, Biocides, Anti scalants & Dispersants, Boiler and cooling water chemicals
Oil and GasStimulation and Frac fluids, Cementing, Production, Drilling fluid & additives, Surfactants, Biocides, Acidizing
MiningFlotation & Frother collectors, Antifoam, Dust Surpressants, Scale control
Pulp & paperOil de-emulsifier, Acidulation Aids
Metal WorkingSurface & Finishing, Coolants, Various oils, acid wash
BUSINESS TYPE
PRODUCTSBoranes, Alkylboranes Boronic Esters, Alkoxides, Alkali Metals (K, NaK, Li, Na) and Amide Bases (K, Na, Li-HMDS)Mfg ingredients and additives for customers - primarily difficult and hazardous chemistries & specialty chemicalsNo products of our own- 100% Toll Manufacturing for others
CUSTOM SYNTHESISCustom boranes and borates, organic bases, Grignards, ZnOrganyls, other organometallicsSolvent stripping, drying crystallization, mixing, esterification, polymerization, blending, filtration and centrifugingAminations, Nitrations, Metals removal, Acidations, Neutraliztions, Acylations, Oxidation/reduction, Organometallic synthesis, Ammoniations, Saponifications, Custom dilutions
TOLL PROCESSINGYes, 100%
RepackagingBases, Acids, Amines, glycols, EPA Registered Chemicals
CORE STRENGTHS
AMMONIUM HYDROXIDEProduced onsite - Any concentration available
BROMINE, HBr, HF HANDLINE
CORROSIVE MATERIAL HANDLINGBases
CYANIDE / CYANOGEN BROMIDE HANDLING
ELEMENTAL POTASSIUMProduced on site
MULTI-STEP SYNTHESISTypically 1-3 steps
ORGANOMETALLICSGrignards, ZnOrganyls, Li compoundsVanadium chemistries
PCI3 HANDLING
DIBORANE HANDLING / STORAGEProduced on site
MERCAPTAN HANDLING
OXIDIZER HANDLING
PYROPHORIC LIQUID AND GAS HANDLINGSpecialize in pyrophoric and highly reactive chemistries such as boranes and potassuium metal
SILANE CHEMISTRY
R&D / NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT>50,000 ft2 of labs/pilot, scale up, hazard evaluation, analyticsProcess develop to pilot size (15-350 gal. reactors) and scale-up to commercial size (2,000-4,000 gal.)Process development and scale-up
REGULATORY APPROVALS & CAPABILITY150-900 / 2015Flexible Air Permit; helps speed up pilot and development trials and commercialization. FIFRA, ISO 9001 & ISO 14001Flexible permitting, ISO 9001:2008 (soon to be 2015), FIFRA, EPA registered / establishment # facility
SOLVENT STRIPPING6 Littleford reactors (130-15,000 liter vessels)
SCALE
GRAMS TO KILOS
KILOS TO TONS
TONS TO 10s of TONS
>10'S OF TONS
FACILITIES, GENERAL
R&D LABORATORIES7 R&D laboratories fully equipped for new product development
ANALYTICAL LABORATORIESHPLC, GC, GC/MS, NMR (2x multi-probe 300MHz), IR, UV, TOC, APHA color, ICP-OES, adhesion testingHPLC, FTIR, GC, IC, GPC, UV-Vis, Titrations, Karl Fisher, AAQC lab, viscosity, solids analysis, APHA color, misc. titrations, FT-NIR
HAZARD EVALUATION LABORATORIESDSC, ARC, RC-1
PILOT PLANT20 gal SS autoclave; 20, 75, 160 gal SS; 75, 200gal GLR; 0.2, 0.6m3 Filter/dryer15 gallon SS, 200 gallon SS, 130 liter Littleford (w/ hot oil), 1,200 liter Littleford300 gal open top poly blender (min. batch size 110 gal, cold blend only) 900 gal SS reactor (min. batch size 275gal, heating & cooling)
MANUFACTURING PLANTNumerous reactors up to 1000 gal, and dryers all SSClass I, Division II. 2,000 to 4,000 gallon 316SS reactors. 9 vertical and 6 horizontal / Littleford reactors300-6500 gal vertical reactors, 8-SS, 1-poly. Cooling/heating coils or plates on reactors. All vessels on scrubbing sytems. Truckscale onsite, 5 portable plateform scales
REFRIGERATED STORAGECryogenic storage for boranesLimited
WAREHOUSENearly 75,000sqftOn-site warehouse. Local off-site warehouse available for non-hazardous materialsOn-site and Off-site warehouse for hazardous and non-hazardous material
BULK STORAGE3,000 to 20,000 gallonUp to 11,500 gallon, cone bottom
RAIL ACCESSyes, currently in use.
GMPYes-Animal Nutrition only
MAJOR PRODUCT CLASSES
ACETYLENICS
ACIDSExtensive dilution capabilities
ALKALI METALSPotassium metal; NaK
ALKOXIDES / AMIDESAlkali metal alkoxides (Na, K, Li). Alkali metal amides such as KHMDS, NaHMDS, LiHMDS
BORANESDiborane; B-THF; CalSelect-Li, LT, Na; wide variety of boranes. R or S- MeCBS, Cal Select STAB
CATALYSTSCorey’s Catalyst- (R)-MeCBS and (S)-MeCBS
CRYSTALLIZATIONContract Manufacturing
Custom Manufacturing100%-Toll manufacturing & Contract manufacturing done at our facility -NO PRODUCTS OF OUR OWN-
CYANATE ESTERS
CYANOGEN BROMIDE
HALOGENATED COMPOUNDS
HF / FLUORINATED COMPOUNDS
INORGANIC CHEMISTRIESReacted, diluted, and repackaged
ISOTHIOCYANATES
METAL ACETYLACETONATES
METAL-ORGANICSSelective
ORGANOSILANES
POLYMERSAcrylics, polyesters, polyurethanes, polyamide, polyimide, SMA resins, polycaprolactone, polyanhydride, polysulfone, polyvinyl acetate
PYROPHORICS - GRIGNARDS, LITHIUM ALKYLS, METAL HYDRIDES, SODIUM METAL
SPECIALTY POLYMERSCan contract manufacture these types of materials
SURFACTANTSNeodox - proprietary / branded product
TRIMETHYLCHLOROSILANE
VINYL BROMIDE & DERIVATIVES

Under the common ownership of Edgewater Capital, we add value by offering the best combination of products and services to meet your needs. Callery, DanChem and ChemQuest have a unique combination of capabilities, expertise, and scale that provide our clients a seamless interface; delivering truly value-added products. Ask us how we can create value for you!