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  • i-CHESS is a custom manufacturer of specialty and fine chemical intermediates and caters to niche markets. i-CHESS also offers selected natural products

  • We love to make molecules that are not commonly made and require "intelligent chemical solutions".

  • We carry out research and development as well as production in India. Our customers are based predominantly in – but not limited to - the western world.

  • Our customers are both small and mid-sized companies, as well as large multinational organisations. We are happy to serve the global chemical community!



i-CHESS was formed in 2006 by Christopher Bluemel, a German national. He previously worked 18 years for Bayer in various businesses and countries.

i-CHESS aims to cover the gap between different cultures. We develop and manufacture molecules that are not commonly made and require “Intelligent Chemical Solutions”. Being a mid sized company, we would typically enter markets to break existing monopoly supply situations and aim at a status as tier-2-supplier. We carry out research & development as well as production in India.

i-CHESS is known for its healthy obsession for details during development and manufacturing process, as well as its wider perspective when considering a project.



Corporate Responsibility

i-CHESS is committed to "doing well by doing good".
We avoid processes that have a negative effect on the environment. Significant process improvement is a mandatory must for all our products.

We will go for new business only if it is sustainable and "measurably better" if there is a “greener way”, we will always opt for that.

We feel responsible for the not so privileged and actively support various charities, both on a continuous basis as well as various projects.
“Empowering” is probably one of the best ways to make a difference.

Industries we currently serve


We develop & manufacture chemical intermediates! How can we help you?

  • We work in partnership with chemical and non-chemical companies, agencies, distributors, individuals, public organisations and anyone else that is looking to complete their skill set in the space of chemicals and natural products.

    This allows us to be the best at what we do and what we enjoy doing most. Are you looking for a partnership?

    You have come
    to the right place!

    Chip in!

    need a chemical partner?

  • A well designed chemical should be of high quality, cost-effective, timely delivered and safe. It should enable you to strengthen your product portfolio and make better end-products.

    The demands and complexity in the chemical world have risen considerably over the past years, (and will continue to do so), leaving many behind.

    Let's try and fix that!

    Chip in!

    need a chemical molecule?

  • We are catering to all types of industries in the natural product space and deliver products ranging from leaves and tailor made cuts to powders, essentials and oils.

    We have found that the customers biggest challenge is to have the right quality product with the right certification and continued consistency. We have been through the process countless times.

    We will get you through!

    Chip in!

    need a natural

  • Converting surplus products into something useful with a value is one of our strong points, that we feel very passionate about.

    Integrating available product with in-house engineered plants into something meaningful?
    We have done it before.

    If you can't think of it,
    we'll find a way.

    Chip in!

    I have a raw material available

Core Technologies

  • Hydrogenation





  • Sandmeyer Reaction





  • Chlorination





  • Bromination


    Metal Complexation


    and others...

Product Development

i-CHESS is aware that we live in a hyper-competitive world. Better overall processes are thus key to success.

Innovation goes beyond having and selecting a good idea.
It also means to translate the idea into real concepts, real actions, real prototypes and ultimately real products.

Innovation is an essential part of our DNA and company culture.
i-CHESS could file – as of today - for more than 50 process patents


  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

  • Gas Chromatography (GC)

  • Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GCMS)

  • Particle Size Analyser

  • Turbidity Meter

  • Brookfield Meter

  • Fann Meter

  • Colour (APHA / Hazen)

  • Karl Fischer Titration

  • Solubility

  • pH

  • Density

  • Microbiological

  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)

  • Heavy Metals

  • and many more...

Better Processes

A best process is a well-defined method that contributes to a successful step in product development.
i-CHESS is not looking for incremental changes but “challenges existing paradigms” in order to make a real difference.

Our customers are increasingly demanding and expect significant productivity gains, new ideas and growth opportunities.
Customers nowadays expect generation of major savings in time and money, and lowering risk by avoiding mistakes made by other companies.

i-CHESS’ best processes come from all corners of the globe and from every industry and culture. Successfully adopting them and converting them into realities is our job.
As an intermediate supplier we understand that driving growth is our customers first priority.

Connecting the Dots


... providing intelligent chemical solutions
by challenging existing paradigms ...



We are always on the lookout for talented professionals to join our growing team. If you are committed, ambitious and looking for a long term career then send your CV in full confidentiality to hr@i-chess.com.

We have job openings at all levels and for various disciplines. Do not hesitate to get in touch with us!

Certification & Registrations

Contact us

    906, The Summit Business Bay Andheri Kurla Road

    Andheri (E)

    Mumbai 400 093

+91 22 4978 3811


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