Pharmachem Named Distributor for Lonza’s Nicotinates

Kearny, N.J. (Sept. 25, 2007) – Pharmachem Laboratories announced today that it has been selected as an approved distributor of nicotinates for Lonza in the eastern U.S., effective immediately. Lonza, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, is one of the world’s leading suppliers to the pharmaceutical, healthcare and life science industries.

Pharmachem will inventory the nicotinates, such as niacin and niacinamide, at its Kearny headquarters. The company uses the ingredients in its vitamin blends and supplies them to its customers, as well.

“One of the goals of our company is to add value to ingredients, and this arrangement with Lonza is a perfect example of how we do that,” said Dick Beitel, Vice President of Sales, Pharmachem. “For instance, we will be using Lonza’s materials in preblends as well as drum-to-hopper granulations.”

“By utilizing our East Coast location, we will reduce the shipping time for the ingredients and allow for fulfillment of smaller quantity orders”

Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc., Kearny, NJ, is a developer, and supplier of the highest quality, nutritional ingredients, including vitamins, minerals, herbs, and botanicals. It is a global leader in application-specific processing, including custom extraction, fractionation, fermentation, drying, liquid-to-powder conversion, granulation, agglomeration, blending, nutrient fortification and ready-to-drink powders. For more information, call 1-800-526-0609, or log on to

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