Digital Chemical Platforms
Global listing of currently active digital marketplaces and platforms focused on the chemical industry compiled from Chemagility's latest research, updated annually. The listing excludes generalist marketplaces (covering multiple sectors).
Chemical B2b Marketplace for polymers and petrochemicals.
Platform for building branded, secure digital commerce channels for the chemical industry. Owned by Agilis Chemicals, Inc., USA.
HQ: USA. Founded: 2018.
B2B platform for chemical businesses formed in 2020 through a merger between Velloci, a FinTech platform, and EchoSystem, a chemical marketplace founded in 2017. BluePallet was built with the support and advice of The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) and is being used by 97 NACD members.
Global directory of chemicals and chemical suppliers and producers Producers and suppliers from 146 countries. Owned by Netvertise GmbH.
HQ: Germany. Founded: 1996.
B2B chemical marketplace serving the Indian market founded by Vijay Devarakonda and Dr. Rafi Shaik. Owned by Innovative Chemical Interchange Pvt. Ltd. Over 19,000+ Chemical manufacturers in India are registered.
HQ: India. Founded: 2015.
B2B platform for chemical business Established by Punit Krishna (Treadmill Technologies Pvt. Ltd.) Additionally, it provides trade financing, intelligence, analytics, and ERP integration.
HQ: India. Founded: 2017.
Digital B2B chemical platform that bundles global data on 7 million plus chemicals and over 80K suppliers on one platform covering 150 countries covering all the major sectors of the chemical industry.
HQ: Germany. Founded: 2016.
B2B platform for chemical businesses specialising in buying and selling surplus and obsolete chemical inventories. Owned by ChemDeals, Inc.
HQ: USA. Founded: 1999.
Digital B2B marketplace for the chemical industry. ChemDirect was launched by the solvent manufacturer Nova Molecular Technologies in 2018 and spun off as an independent company in 2019. ChemDirect is backed by investors, such as TitletownTech, a JV venture partnership between Microsoft and the Green Bay Packers. In 2023 the platform had 130 suppliers and over 1,000 buyers.
HQ: USA. Founded: 2019.
B2B enquiry sourcing platform owned by DCM Media Pvt Ltd. Mumbai, India-based, DCM Media is the publisher of a magazine "Chemical Market" which targets the Indian Dyes, Chemicals, Textile Auxiliaries, Solvents, Paints & Pharmaceuticals & API and Cosmetics Industries.
B2B chemical directory providing suppliers with product enquiries and providing buyers with research services for locating suppliers worldwide. The platform has 20,000 sellers and lists 1.75M products.
HQ: USA. Founded: 1998.
B2B portal for the chemical industry connecting suppliers and buyers of chemicals.
HQ: . Founded: 2000.
B2B chemical platform offering customised procurement, competitive pricing and technical support through intuitive digitized processes. Founded by Aaditya Sharda and Souvik Sengupta. Owned by Hella Chemical Market Pvt Ltd. Backed by investors: Nexus Venture Partners, TigerGlobal and Accel. India focus.
B2B portal for chemicals owned by Business1.com B.V. Part of a large range of websites targeted at all kinds of industries. Have over 12,000 suppliers (including exporters, importers, manufacturers and distributors) from more the 100 countries worldwide registered.
HQ: Netherlands. Founded: 2016.
B2B chemical platform owned by Zhejiang NetSun Co., Ltd, China. Lists 20,000 members, 300,000 product records and the site has about 800,000 daily visitors.
HQ: China. Founded: 1997.
B2B online marketplace for chemicals in Europe. Over 70,000 products available from more than 1,600 verified suppliers Founded Lanxess. Registration only possible for EU 28 countries In 2019 gross volumes on the marketplace were about USD 200 million. Chemondis Gmbh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lanxess.
HQ: Germany. Founded: 2017.
Global B2B platform for safer alternatives to hazardous chemicals (green chemistry innovations) initiated by the International Chemical Secretariat (ChemSec), a non-profit organisation, supported by the Swedish Government. Chemsec uses artificial intelligence to extract data from chemical suppliers’ official websites, service provider websites and other relevant third-party sites.
HQ: Sweden. Founded: 2014.
Search platform that connects personal care/home care product manufacturers with suppliers of ingredients, packaging and services. Re-named Covalo (previously known as Chemberry) after spinning-off from Clariant in 2021 . Expanded its services to make beauty product development faster and easier in aspects beyond ingredient sourcing.
HQ: Switzerland. Founded: 2018.
ECHEMI Group is a chemical supply chain service company providing chemical raw materials supply, research and analysis, marketing, distribution, logistics and E-commerce. The platform's 2021 sales were USD 412.7M. Owned by Quingao Echemi Technology Co Ltd, China. The company has 20 operating centers; 5 warehouses; 1 factory and 1 quality control laboratory.
HQ: Hong Kong. Founded: 2015.
Chemical B2B marketplace focused on connecting cosmetic, chemical and pharmaceutical companies with the aim on optimising their inventories on both sides of the supply chain.
B2B trading platform for the chemical industry worldwide operated by Nanjing Zhongzhixin Network Technology CO., Ltd., China. Globalchemmade assists chemical global suppliers and buyers to expand markets and make more sales through improved cooperation and more-efficient chemical information transfer and promotion.
HQ: China. Founded: 2009.
European B2B platform for buying and selling chemicals online. Founded by Dr Bharat Bhardwaj who was former owner of chemical distributor, Noah's Ark Chemicals (acquired by Count Energy Trading B.V. in 2019).
HQ: UK. Founded: 2016.
B2B chemical platform. Mainly for chemical products manufactured products in China.
B2B selling platform for chemical and ingredients. Key market sectors are food ingredients, API's and fine chemicals, laboratory chemicals, agrochemicals. Additional services include custom synthesis, procurement outsourcing and ERP integration.
HQ: China. Founded: 2005.
Global eAuctions and marketplace for chemicals, plastics and fertilisers. Owned by KEMGO Inc., USA. Locations in USA, Germany, India and China.
HQ: USA. Founded: 2015.
B2B marketplace for ingredients, chemicals and polymers backed by 8000+ suppliers including BASF, DuPont, Dow, Braskem, Sasol, DSM, Cargill, Croda, Roquette amongst others. Headquarters is in San Jose, California with other U.S. offices in Los Angeles, New York and Washington. Also offices in India, Poland and the UK.
HQ: USA. Founded: 2017.
B2B chemical marketplace listing over 50,000 laboratory chemicals, pharmaceutical ingredients and fine chemical with over 5000 products in stock. Owned by US-based, Labseeker Inc. Also offer custom synthesis services.
HQ: USA. Founded: 2010.
B2B trading platform mostly focused on raw materials manufactured in China.
HQ: China. Founded: 2008.
B2B chemical purchasing platform focused on agrochemicals, pharmaceutical API's & excipients, laboratory chemicals and other specialty and basic chemicals. Owned by Medwisdom Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd.
B2B SaaS-powered and data-driven integrated service platform for providing chemical e-commerce for SME chemical businesses. Transactions via the platform where value at RMB 169.7 billion (USD 24.9B) in 2018. Owned by MOLBASE (Shanghai) Biotechnology Co.,Ltd.
HQ: China. Founded: 2013.
B2B platform and supply chain for chemical business providing solutions for the chemical buyers and suppliers all over the world to help them simplify chemical trade and grow their business.
HQ: China. Founded: 2011.
B2B chemical sourcing platform which currently has more than 1,000 companies , offering 70,000 products and conducts transactions acrosss 86 countries. Used by a number of global chemical producers and distributors. Founded by Alexander and Heribert-Josef Lakemeyer.
HQ: Germany. Founded: 2016.
B2B chemical sourcing focused on chemical intermediates & API pharma manufacturing companies. Owned by Connect Technologies.
HQ: India. Founded: 2021.
B2B material selection platform that connects technical buyers with suppliers of chemicals and materials grouped by cosmetic ingredients (cosmetics.specialchem.com), coatings ingredients (coatings.specialchem.com), adhesive ingredients (adhesives.specialchem.com), polymer additives (polymer-additives.specialchem.com) and plastics and elastomers (omnexus.specialchem.com).
HQ: France. Founded: 2000.
B2B chemical platform connecting customers and suppliers who are interested in closing a transaction for a particular chemical or raw material. Currently at a Beta stage of development and operating on an invite only basis.
Where To Buy Directory
B2B chemical supplier and sourcing platform owned by Klein Publishing Ltd. Also covers chemicals plant and services. UK-focused.
HQ: United Kingdom
World of Chemicals
B2B chemical hub connecting everything related to chemistry and the global chemical industry. Besides souring and material research the platform also includes chemical news, research news, chemistry articles and chemistry jobs.
HQ: India. Founded: 2009.