Chemicals for Life
The Ballestra Group is the world leader in developing, engineering and supplying technologies, processing plants and proprietary equipment for the following business areas: Chemicals for Life, Detergents, Surfactants & Soap, Chemical and Fertilizers
The Ballestra Group resulted from the merger of best-in-class companies in their field. The Group activities revolve around two brands:
Ballestra is the world leader in process plants for detergents and surfactants since its establishment in 1960 and a major player worldwide for sulphuric acid, phosphoric acid, and all fertilizers downstream phosphoric acid, sulphuric acid, potassium, nitric acid, ammonia and urea. The merger of Mazzoni in 2017 further enhanced Ballestra’s position with the world leadership in Soap technologies. Driven by continuous innovation, today Ballestra gathers under a single roof all the cutting edge solutions in all its fields of expertise.
Buss ChemTech, a world leader in technologies and process plants for gas-liquid reactions using the patented BUSS LOOP® reactor Buss is, among others, the leading supplier of technologies and plants for hydrogen fluoride and derivatives. Buss ChemTech AG joined the Ballestra group in 2021.
Solution Provider since 2022
Chemicals & Fertilizers
Wide Range of Expertise
Ballestra, through its Chemical Plant Division, is active in a wide range of organic and inorganic chemicals plants business including Sulphuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid and Fertilizers, Linear Alkylbenzene and others. Process technologies are proprietary as well as sourced from Licensors (such as MECS®, Prayon, and others) and/or product manufacturers with which Ballestra has consolidated and well-proven cooperation schemes.
Ballestra, thanks to its deep experience, can identify the most appropriate solution to meet client needs, considering different technical solutions and giving priority to safe, environmentally friendly and cost-effective design.
Project Execution Capabilities
Ballestra can support its Clients from the initial project conceptual phases through feasibility studies and cost estimates up to the project implementation, from the initial technology selection and process design definition up to the management of the startup phases based on agreed execution and contractual schemes.
Safety & Environment
Plants supplied by Ballestra are designed in full compliance with the most stringent international safety and environmental laws and standards.
After Sales Support
Ballestra supports its Clients during the operating life of the plant with dedicated spare parts management and technical assistance programs.