In-house Project Management and Implementation
Long term stability
Internationally Certified Operations
Multi step synthesis capacity
Experience handling difficult materials
Qualified Workforce
Competitive Cost Structure
Import & Export
Environmentally conscious
Continuous improvement and process optimization
Our work methodology and our collaboration with our clients allows us a quick and effective implementation for process and product development.
  • Process development
  • Route evaluation
  • Optimization
  • Effluent treatment design and corrosion test
  • Bench scale samples
  • Intellectual property management
  • Conceptual and detailed engineering process
  • HAZOP Analysis
  • Plant Start Up
  • Production normalization
  • Analytic Development
  • Quality control for the process
Viakem has over 70 years of history and a wide experience with fine chemical processes.The company has been in continuous growth since its foundation. We have been granted the following certifications to ensure our quality and environmental responsibility, with both international and local authorities: Our 70-year experience has given us the capability to handle multi step synthesis processes in one site. Throughout the years that the company has been in operation, we have been handling difficult materials with expertise, improving our security and handling standards. We have handled materials such as Chlorine gas (received in rail-cars), Mercaptans, and Sodium cyanide, to list a few. Our workforce is highly qualified on fine chemical processes, it is composed of new talent with innovative ideas and mature talent with over 30 years of experience in distinct areas of the chemical industry. Process definition through a lean operation and continuous improvement, under ecological and security standards, have allowed us to offer our clients the most competitive cost structure in the industry. Strategically located in Mexico, our plant has access to high quality logistics services in order to ship our chemical products to any market around the world via:
  • Rail Freight
  • Maritime Containers
  • Iso-Containers
  • Tank Trucks
  • Trucks
We are just a couple of hours away from the border with the USA. We have access to Mexico’s primary shipping ports:
  • In the Pacific, to serve our market in Asia and the Middle East
  • In the Caribbean, to serve our market in Europe and Africa.
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Environmental conservation is primary to every step in production, from the engineering design stage to waste management. Viakem has an on-site water treatment facility, and has been certified multiple times by ecological authorities. In Viakem, we apply Japanese strategies for continuous improvement in our processes in order to provide our customer with the best quality products at the most competitive cost.

Chemical core competency

  • Chlorination (Cl2, SOCl2, SO2Cl2, POCl3) and Halogenation
  • Coupling Reactions (Kumada, Suzuki)
  • Hydrogenation (hydrazine and H2)
  • Grignard Reaction
  • Skraup Reaction
  • Polymerization
  • Friedel-Crafts
  • Methylation
  • Cyanation

We have the capability of the following chemical reactions:

  • Acetylation Reactions
  • Aldol Condensation
  • Amidation
  • Amination
  • Ammonolysis
  • Halogenation
  • Chlorination Reactions (Cl2, SOCl2, SO2Cl2, POCl3)
  • Bromination Reactions
  • Catalytic Dehydrogenation (Pd/C)
  • Catalytic Reduction (Pd/C)
  • Condensation Reactions
  • Coupling Reactions (Kumada, Suzuki)
  • Cyanation
  • Cyclization
  • Diazotization
  • Dimethyl Sulphate (DMS) Methylations
  • Esterification
  • Ethoxylation
  • Friedel-Crafts Reaction
  • Grignard Reaction
  • Hydrazine Chemistry
  • Hydrogenation Reactions
  • Friedel-Crafts
  • Grignard
  • Hydrolysis
  • Hydroxylation
  • Polymerization Reactions
  • Skraup Synthesis
  • Strecker Amino Acid Synthesis
  • Sulfonation
  • Carbamoylation (Methyl Isocyanate Reaction)*
  • Phosgenation*
  • Process development
    • Hot oil (250°C)
    • Steam (120°C)
    • Water (80°C)
  • Equipment
    • 20mReactors
  • Cooling
    • Water (20°C)
    • Glicol (-12°C)
  • Nitrogen inertion
  • Vacuum with less than 5mmHg