Lonza produced Initially electricity used to manufacture chemicals such as calcium carbide. Then Lonza moved to Visp, where it started to transform itself from an electricity-generating through a chemical company to one of the world's leading suppliers to the pharmaceutical, healthcare and life science industries. Even today, the plant in Visp is still Lonza’s largest site and one of the most significant for production and R&D.
Domain: Medical Devices
Therapeutics & Diagnostics, Chemical Drug, small Molecules
Therapeutics & Diagnostics, Drug Delivery
Therapeutics & Diagnostics, Molecular Diagnostic
Contact: Lonzastrasse
3930 Visp / VS
P: 027 948 51 11
F: 027 947 51 11


For the Life Science Ingredients division, the Visp site produces a number of chemical intermediates and ingredients – including some of Lonza's most established products, dating back to the first decades of the 20th century – for a broad range of end-applications, including pharmaceuticals, vitamins, nutrition products, agrochemicals, dyestuffs, adhesives, as well as for the electronics, aerospace and automotive industries.

In the Custom Manufacturing division, the Visp site specializes in the production of microbial biopharmaceuticals, as well as in the production of regulated intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), highly active pharmaceutical ingredients (HAPIs), antibody drug conjugates (ADCs) and peptides for pharmaceutical applications.  

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