NEW YORK, NY – VanDeMark Chemical Inc., Lockport, NY, an independent manufacturer of phosgene and phosgene derivatives, has acquired Framochem Kft, a manufacturer of phosgene products based in Kazincbarcika, Hungary.

With a combined total of 22,000 tons in annual production capacity for phosgene, VanDeMark and Framochem together will be one of the world’s largest producers of fine chemicals focusing on phosgenation chemistry.

VanDeMark, which has produced phosgene and phosgene derivatives since 1951, offers a range of more than 30 chemical compounds used in the production of paints and coatings, pharmaceuticals, plastics and polymers, adhesives and sealants, agricultural products, and other end markets.