Started in 1973, Somu Group are one of the leaders in manufacturing. The state of the art Manufacturing units are specialized in Hydrogenation under high pressure, Esterification and Extraction processes.
An intermediate for APIs - Carvedilol, Ondansetron, and construction of B-ring in Steroids. An intermediate for preparation of Plant Growth Regulators and Herbicides - Mesotrione and Sulcotrione in Corn, Wheat, Soyabean etc., Crop protection.
4-n-Butylresorcinol is an effective skin whitening and skin lightening agent and considered the most potent inhibitor of human tyrosinase. It is used as a Hypo pigmenting agent in skin whitening creams, lotions and other cosmetic applications.
Piroctone Olamine is used in the treatment of dandruff and fungal infections. It is an Anti-dandruff agent with powerful antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties used to treat seborrheic dermatitis or skin peeling.
Ethyl Isonepicotate is a Pharmaceutical Intermediate used in the synthesis of APIs like Tamsulosin, Solifenacin, Umecledinium, Avathromopag, Piperidones, Piperazines, Aminoacid Derivatives, Piperidine.
SOMSOL NBP is a non-HAP, a slow evaporating solvent and is used in precursors, food, fruit aroma, and also as a solvent for resin, nitrocellulose, paint, shellac, slow drying agent of banana water, and varnish, and a urethane grade solvent.
SOMSOL DPMA (Dipropylene Glycol Methyl Ether Acetate) is a mixture of isomers and a monohydric alcohol that is used as an additive in cosmetics formulations and pharmaceutical products.
SOMSOL PGDA (Propylene Glycol Diacetate) is widely used in can & coil coatings, acrylic paints, epoxy coatings and polyurethane coatings, general paint applications and varnish formulations.
SOMSOL BDGA (Diethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether Acetate) is high boiling glycol ether widely used in printing inks, high-bake enamels, and as a coalescing aid in low pH latex paints.
SOMSOL EGDA is a colorless, low odor, very slow-evaporating solvent that gives good flow-out baking lacquers and enamels. Its major uses are in thermoplastic acrylic coating as a reflow solvent and in foundry core-binding applications.
4-Methylcyclohexanone belongs to the class of organic compounds known as cyclic ketones. It is an important intermediate for manufacturing anti diabetic drug – Glimipride. It is also used in Flavours, fragrances, and perfumery chemicals.
Somu group has a long history on the manufacture of hydrogenated products, particularly ketone derivatives to corresponding alcohols in the various segments. We have dedicated specially designed pressure autoclave reactors ranging from R&D to large scale, with latest safety controlled operating systems. A wide range of transition metal and precious metal catalysts are used e.g. (Pd), (Pt), (Ni) and (Rh).
Somu group have the expertise to handle alkyl halides to perform alkylation reaction and have experience in forming typical C-alkylation, O-alkylation, and N-alkylation reactions. Somu group has customized containment facilities to handle a wide range of challenging materials on-site, such as Methyl iodide and Dimethyl sulfate
Somu group have the capabilities to handle Friedel–Crafts reagents to perform various acylation reactions and has dedicated facilities to handle the Friedel–Crafts reactions and abilities to conduct risk assessments concerning the use of new chemical reagents, substances, and laboratory procedures.
Somu group has a long history on the manufacture of products based on Esterification and has extensive knowledge on large scale manufacture of speciality esters derived from wide range of alcohols and acids and has particular know-how and expertise in manufacturing esters from low to high molecular weight to derive respective esters in dedicated manufacturing facility.
Somu group has capable of handling high temperature decarboxylation reactions, particularly mono and di-decarboxylations and has dedicated reactor facilities specially designed high pressure and thermic fluid limpet coil reactors for high temperature reactions, which incorporate the latest safety controlled operating systems.
Somu group is capable of handling anhydrous Ammonia and anhydrous alkylamines (e.g Methylamine) for animation reactions. Somu group has a dedicated in-house Process Safety and Health & Safety team who are responsible for assessing safety measures.
Somu group can conduct hydrolysis reactions at an intermediate scale to kilograms for manufacturing in tonne quantities at their manufacturing site. All processes undergo safety testing and reaction hazard screening evaluations. Somu group has a dedicated in-house Process Safety and Health & Safety team who are responsible for assessing safety measures.
Somu group routinely conducts amination and reductive amination reactions to produce a wide range of speciality amine products and intermediates. Somu group has a dedicated in-house Process Safety and Health & Safety team who are responsible for assessing safety measures.
Somu group routinely conducts aromatization reaction using raney nickel to produce a wide range of speciality chemicals and intermediates. Typically aromatization is achieved by dehydrogenation of existing cyclic compounds. Somu group has a dedicated in-house Process Safety and Health & Safety team who are responsible for assessing safety measures.
Somu group has extensive knowledge to conduct bromination reactions using different brominating agent via free radical and addition mechanism at an intermediate scale to kilograms for manufacturing in tonne quantities . All processes undergo safety testing and reaction hazard screening evaluations.