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 complement 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, specialty additives and high viscosity products for end-markets including coatings, agro chemicals, water treatment, industrial ingredients, textiles, electronics, oil field, and personal care 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. ChemQuest Chemicals full-service toll processing, blending, and repackaging facility is located just miles from Houston's Port. Capable of supporting small to large scale projects, we offer scale up to full production and various value-added services to support your company's growth. With our proven processes, expert team, and specialized equipment it provides us the ability to quickly and affordably produce your custom chemical formulas.

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Full List of Company’s Key Capabilities

Callery Corporation DanChem Technologies ChemQuest
Industries Served
AG CHEM Fungicides e.g. Insecticides, herbicides, pesticides Micronutrients, NPK Blends, Adjuvants, Herbicides/ Pesticides
PHARMA / BIOTECH Products to enable small molecule synthesis, Suzuki reagents, catalysts, chiral compounds Intermediates for bio-based products, fragrances, water treatment & consumer goods
ELECTRONICS LCD’s
INDUSTRIALS Tires (NaMN Catalyst), Elastometer synthesis, alkylborane amine complexes for polymer initiators in adhesive applications e.g. organic & inorganic processing aids, lubricants, additives, coatings Organic & Inorganic-Various dilutions amongst most acids and bases (specializes in Sulfuric & Ammonium Hydroxide)
SPECIALTY CHEMICALS NaK for higher olefins, polymer initiators Polymers, textiles, transportation, water treatment, plastic additives Tannin blockers, rubber additives, turnaround chemistry
CONSUMER INGREDIENTS Additives for fragrances, cosmetics, oral care
Water Treatment Inhibitors, Biocides, Anti scalants & Dispersants, Boiler and cooling water chemicals
Oil and Gas Stimulation and Frac fluids, Cementing, Production, Drilling fluid & additives, Surfactants, Biocides, Acidizing
Mining Flotation & Frother collectors, Antifoam, Dust Surpressants, Scale control
Pulp & paper Oil de-emulsifier, Acidulation Aids
Metal Working Surface & Finishing, Coolants, Various oils, acid wash
BUSINESS TYPE
PRODUCTS Boranes, Borate Boronic Esters, Alkoxides, Alkali Metals (K, NaK, Li, Na) and Strong Bases (K, Na, Li-HMDS) Mfg ingredients and additives for customers - primarily difficult and hazardous chemistries & specialty chemicals No products of our own- 100% Toll Manufacturing for others
CUSTOM SYNTHESIS Custom boranes and borates, organic bases, Grignards, ZnOrganyls, other organometallics Solvent stripping, drying crystallization, mixing, esterification, polymerization, blending, filtration and centrifuging Aminations, Nitrations, Metals removal, Acidations, Neutraliztions, Acylations, Oxidation/reduction, Organometallic synthesis, Ammoniations, Saponifications, Custom dilutions
TOLL PROCESSING Yes, 100%
CORE STRENGTHS
AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE Produced onsite - Any concentration available
CORROSIVE MATERIAL HANDLING Bases
CYANIDE / CYANOGEN BROMIDE HANDLING
ELEMENTAL POTASSIUM Produced on site
MULTI-STEP SYNTHESIS Typically 1-3 steps Yes
ORGANOMETALLICS Grignards, ZnOrganyls, Li compounds Vanadium chemistries
DIBORANE HANDLING / STORAGE Produced on site
MERCAPTAN HANDLING
OXIDIZER HANDLING
PYROPHORIC LIQUID AND GAS HANDLING Specialize in pyrophoric and highly reactive chemistries such as boranes and potassuium metal
R&D / NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT >50,000 ft2 of labs/pilot, scale up, hazard evaluation, analytics Process development and scale up Process development and scale-up
REGULATORY APPROVALS & CAPABILITY 150-900 / 2015 Flexible Air Permit; helps speed up pilot and development trials and commercialization. FIFRA, ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 Flexible permitting, ISO 9001:2015, FIFRA, EPA registered facility with an establishment number, FDA registered facility
SOLVENT STRIPPING 6 Littleford reactors (130-15,000 liter vessels) Flammables Blending
SCALE
GRAMS TO KILOS
KILOS TO TONS
TONS TO 10s of TONS
>10'S OF TONS
FACILITIES, GENERAL
R&D LABORATORIES 7 R&D laboratories fully equipped for new product development
ANALYTICAL LABORATORIES HPLC, GC, GC/MS, NMR (2x multi-probe 300MHz), IR, UV, TOC, APHA color, ICP-OES, adhesion testing HPLC, FTIR, GC, IC, GPC, UV-Vis, Titrations, Karl Fisher, AA QC lab, viscosity, solids analysis, APHA color, misc. titrations, FT-NIR, KF
HAZARD EVALUATION LABORATORIES DSC, ARC, RC-1
PILOT PLANT 20 gal SS autoclave; 20, 75, 160 gal SS; 75, 200gal GLR; 0.2, 0.6m3 Filter/dryer 15 gallon SS, 200 gallon SS, 130 liter Littleford (w/ hot oil), 1,200 liter Littleford 300 gal open top poly blender (min. batch size 110 gal, cold blend only) 900 gal SS reactor (min. batch size 275gal, heating & cooling), 110 gal glass lined
MANUFACTURING PLANT Numerous reactors up to 1000 gal, and dryers all SS, bulk storage of alkoxides Class I, Division II. 2,000 to 4,000 gallon 316SS reactors. 9 vertical and 6 horizontal / Littleford reactors 300-6500 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 STORAGE Cryogenic storage for boranes Limited
WAREHOUSE Nearly 75,000sqft On-site warehouse. Local off-site warehouse available for non-hazardous materials On-site and Off-site warehouse for hazardous and non-hazardous material
BULK STORAGE 3,000 to 20,000 gallon Up to 11,500 gallon, cone bottom
RAIL ACCESS yes, currently in use.
GMP Yes-Animal Nutrition only
MAJOR PRODUCT CLASSES
ACIDS Extensive dilution capabilities
ALKALI METALS Potassium metal; NaK
ALKOXIDES / AMIDES Alkali metal alkoxides (Na, K, Li). Alkali metal amides such as KHMDS, NaHMDS, LiHMDS
BORANES Diborane; B-THF; CalSelect-Li, LT, Na; wide variety of boranes. R or S- MeCBS, Cal Select STAB
CATALYSTS Corey’s Catalyst- (R)-MeCBS and (S)-MeCBS
CRYSTALLIZATION Contract Manufacturing
Custom Manufacturing 100%-Toll manufacturing & Contract manufacturing done at our facility -NO PRODUCTS OF OUR OWN-
INORGANIC CHEMISTRIES Reacted, diluted, and repackaged
METAL-ORGANICS Selective
POLYMERS Acrylics, polyesters, polyurethanes, polyamide, polyimide, SMA resins, polycaprolactone, polyanhydride, polysulfone, polyvinyl acetate Liquid blending and emulsions
PYROPHORICS - GRIGNARDS, LITHIUM ALKYLS, METAL HYDRIDES, SODIUM METAL
SPECIALTY POLYMERS Contract Manufacturing Contract Manufacturing
SURFACTANTS Neodox - proprietary / branded product
FLAMMABLES Yes

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!