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OQEMA Switzerland

The OQEMA Group is one of the top ten chemical distributors in Europe. Almost 1,300 employees currently work for the OQEMA Group at 45 locations in 23 countries in the areas of basic and specialty chemicals. OQEMA customers across Europe consist of around 30,000 companies from diverse business areas such as life science, technical applications and the environment. The OQEMA Group offers a dynamic and constantly growing range of over 14,000 products.

OQEMA in Switzerland is based in Birsfelden (Basel-Landschaft). At the interface between chemical manufacturers and chemical-processing industries, we provide services along the supply chains of the basic chemicals, life science, specialties and environmental sectors, ranging from procurement, product development and individual mixing to logistics and recycling. The company offers specific expertise in the technical and regulatory support of its customers.

The philosophy of OQEMA in Switzerland is based on trust, reliability, flexibility, quality and relationships based on mutual appreciation. We embody these values every day to offer our customers and suppliers the best service possible.


The Board of Management of OQEMA Switzerland

Dr. Thomas Heinrich

Managing Director

T +41 79 158 68 90
thomas.heinrich( at )

Michael Thürmer

President of the Executive Board

T +49 2161 356380
michael.thuermer( at )