The Larderello Group has covered a lot of ground since Francesco de Larderel, almost 200 years ago, established in Tuscany the first industrial plant for the production of borax.

Larderello Group works today in a multitude of markets ranging from nuclear to agriculture, from food to flame retardants, from pharmaceuticals to lubricants. With a global horizon we bring Italian tradition to more than 60 countries.

Larderello Group manufactures and markets four principal product families: FERTIGLOBAL (Specialty Fertilizers), LARDEREL (Specialty Borates), ZINFLAM (Flame Retardants) and SEQUEL (Chelates and chelating agents).

The Group’s head office is based in Italy with plants in Tuscany, Argentina and Brazil. It also counts on an extensive network of foreign branches in Europe, US, South America and the Far East.

Larderello’s soffioni and our history since 1818
Research and development

Since the beginning the Group has always put a strong emphasis Research and development witnessed by several products and process innovations, some of which covered by international patents.

Thanks to a modern and state-of-the-art R&D facility, and to the experience of technicians and researchers, the Group can offer solutions and customized products to address specific customer’s needs.

The Group can rely on the cooperation of a number of national and international Universities and research centers to constantly quest for excellence.

Por Creo 2014-2020 - Regione Toscana Progetto SCL Italia
Project co-financed
under Tuscany POR FESR 2014-2020

SCL has done a screening of some of its production processes in order to make its manufacturing consistent with the principle of the circular economy. In detail, the intention was to increase production output and reduce its energy cost in boric salts plant and zinc hydroxy stannate plant.

The project has defined procedure and processes for the recovery of tin based scraps and by products and transform them into a new raw material, to recyclable in the process itself.

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