CHEMGO originated from the predecessor companies Stehelin AG (established in the 1830s) and Chemgo Organica AG (established in 1976). In 2019, the two companies merged and CHEMGO now contains a distribution and agency business. Since 2001, CHEMGO is a member of the London Pharma & Chemicals Group (www.lpc-grp.com), which has businesses and offices in several European countries.
In January 2008, a company was set up in France (www.chemgo.fr) to service the French and other EU markets. The office is located in Lyon.
The CHEMGO headquarters are just outside of Basel, the heart of the Swiss life science industry.
CHEMGO’s distribution business services mostly analytical, environmental and medical laboratories with various products and equipment. The distribution business is focused on Switzerland.
The agency business contains the promotion and sales of a wide range of fine chemicals, mostly for synthesis applications in life sciences and related industries. This business is not limited to Switzerland as CHEMGO represents a number of partners in several European countries.
CHEMGO has exclusive arrangements with leading partners in the corresponding fields and covers a wide range of products, equipment and services.
CHEMGO is SwissMedic audited and authorized for GDP (good distribution practice) and has a limited license to trade with controlled substances. The relevant permits can be found under documents.