Special chemicals

Special chemicals such as coatings additives, pigments and construction chemicals are used in a wide range of industrial and consumer products. Bureau Veritas’ services for specialty producers support safety, environmental emission reduction, compliance and asset integrity.

Safe & less polluting production of special chemicals

Your challenges

The Special Chemicals Market has traditionally been characterized by high R&D costs, complex processes, use of hazardous reagents, purification issues, large volumes of waste and pollution.  Manufacturers are seeking to improve and manage these challenges better through use of digital and sustainable technology. 

How we support you

Bureau Veritas’ services throughout the lifecycle support special chemicals producers to achieve safety, quality and environmental compliance and performance.

  • Safety and more sustainable performance
    Chemicals producers are investigating new technology and systems to improve the sustainability and safety of their production processes: Bureau Veritas supports adoption of new technology via risk assessments (e.g. FMCA, RBI, FFS, RAM), Fugitive Emissions Monitoring and industrial hygiene services. We also offer our Process Safety Management services, conducting  GAP analyses and providing recommendations for enhancements to existing management systems.
  • Optimizing OPEX from day one

    Bureau Veritas’ Maintenance Inspection Engineering services support clients in achieving sustainable operational excellence while minimizing lifecycle costs. We work to:

    • maximize plant availability and safety, optimizing maintenance and inspection costs
    • minimize downtime and the number of maintenance personnel
    • optimize the use of highly skilled staff in maintenance via Planning and Scheduling
  • Laboratory testing
    Special chemicals tend to be customized to clients’ needs. Our global laboratory network analyzes your special chemicals products to assess conformity with your clients’ specifications.

Digital solution

Our partnership with Avitas Systems brings inspections based on advanced analytics.

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Certification for special chemicals producers

Manufacturing of chemicals customized to client specifications demands a robust quality management system. ISO 9001 provides a way for companies to define and implement a quality system that meets their own specific needs and challenges, and enables them to achieve continuous improvement. Bureau Veritas is one of the leading certification bodies for ISO 9001. We can also audit suppliers and contractors to client quality standards.

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