Axyntis, independent, multi-site leader in the strategic sector of fine chemicals in France

Founded in 2007 by David Simonnet, who controls the capital, the Axyntis group, a medium-sized company with two divisions (dyes and fine chemicals), is, with nearly 450 employees and €90 million in turnover (budget 2021), an independent leader in fine chemicals in France ( Pithiviers, Calais, Montluçon et Grasse). 

The Axyntis group preserves and develops unique human, technical and technological resources in five industrial areas (Calais, Grasse, Montluçon, Pithiviers and Saint Marcel), which help defend French industrial sovereignty in strategic sectors, such as health care.

Since its creation, Axyntis has pursued a strategy of innovation and internationalization. As a result, it is capable of implementing R&D projects and producing active molecules for high value-added applications for global markets. The group has an ambitious CSR policy (top 10% of companies certified by EcoVadis) and respects the most demanding quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE) criteria.

Active molecules on diversified markets

After 14 years of existence, the Axyntis Group is today:

  • A key actor in the production of active ingredients in France thanks to its numerous sites in the country,
  • A dynamic group thanks to the strategic partnerships it has formed and acquisitions it has made within the past years,
  • A leader in diversification and innovation (composing 10% of its turnover)