Over 40 years of reliable US supply

Albemarle FCS has been developing and supplying high-value custom APIs for over 40 years and is renowned as one of the market’s consistent, long-standing suppliers. With facilities in South Haven, Michigan and Tyrone, Pennsylvania, all of our development and manufacturing is done domestically in the U.S., mitigating supply chain risk and optimizing timelines for customers.

Experienced Staff - Albemarle Fine Chemistry

Experienced Staff

Our personnel across two sites have notable long tenures with Albemarle, contributing to the consistency, continuity and experience that bring value to customers. Many of our key team members have been with the company 15–30 years, which delivers a tremendous depth of know-how and experience with specific processes.

Four decades of manufacturing

South Haven is our cGMP facility with over 40 years of API experience and an excellent compliance record. Albemarle has a renowned portfolio of generic APIs that were developed during this long legacy and are reliably supplied to companies around the world today, highlighting the legacy of drug substance expertise at Albemarle.

Available Technologies & Chemistries

Technology Solutions

  • Lithiations
  • Cryogenic processing
  • Liquid ammonia reactions
  • Zirconium reactor / hot caustic
  • Specialty polymerizations
  • Halogenations
  • Ultra-low vacuum distillation
  • Pyrophorics
  • Moisture-sensitive reactions
  • Corrosive & high-temperature distillation


  • Acid chlorides
  • Alkylation
  • Amide formation
  • Bromination
  • Chlorination
  • Condensation
  • Cryogenic reactions
  • Decarboxylation
  • Dehydration
  • Dehydrofluorination
  • Epoxidation
  • Esterification
  • Ether formation
  • Freidel-crafts
  • Grignard
  • Hydrazone formation
  • Hydrogenation
  • Hydrolysis
  • Imine formation
  • Lithiation
  • Nitration
  • Oxidation with peroxide
  • Phosphonation
  • Polymerizations
  • Rearrangements
  • Reduction
  • Sulfonation

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Related Capabilities

View the other pages in this section to gain an understanding of the fully integrated drug substance capabilities offered by Albemarle.

Generic APIs

Albemarle has developed some of the industry’s best-known APIs, which are available to developers as our portfolio of quality US-sourced generic products.

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