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Better. For you.

At vanBaerle, we develop, produce and market silicates that are used in a wide variety of areas as additives or finished products. Among other things, our silicates are used as binders for welding electrodes, facade and interior paints and for various functions in the construction industry. Our silicates are also used in agriculture for fire protection and in many other areas.

Customized silicate solutions

Tailored to your needs

Customized silicate solutions

We focus on innovation and offer our customers individual solutions by adapting our silicates specifically to their processes. In this way, our silicates develop their maximum effect in a wide variety of industries and applications. Protecting people and the environment is particularly important to us. With our sustainable, silicate-based products, we make our contribution to environmental protection.

In Switzerland and around the world

Always present

In Switzerland and around the world

vanBaerle is an internationally active Swiss company with a long tradition. Founded in 1888 as a soap factory, vanBaerle has been anchored at its current location in Münchenstein and in the region of northwestern Switzerland since 1898. vanBaerle is an innovative, dynamic company with subsidiaries in France, Singapore and Taiwan. We sell our products and services in over 50 countries in Europe, America, Africa and Asia. Our approximately 50 employees are the basis of our success.

Our promise

What makes vanBaerle special

We give our all every day to offer our customers the best possible service and products of the highest quality.
There are seven principles that you can rely on at vanBaerle.







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Innovative by tradition


Innovative by tradition

vanBaerle can look back on more than 130 years of successful company history.
Learn more about how a soap factory founded in Switzerland in 1888 became an internationally active, leading manufacturer of quality silicates in just a few decades.

More about our history

Shape the future

Sustainable environmental protection

vanBaerle AG

A sense of responsibility with regard to the protection of our environment is deeply rooted in our more than 130-year corporate history. In pursuing our corporate goals, we always show the greatest possible consideration for the environment and naturally comply with all legal requirements.

Longstanding environmental commitment

vanBaerle is involved in various environmental protection organizations. We are a member of the Energy Agency for Industry, ECO SWISS and öbu, the Association for Sustainable Business.

Research for the environment

We are constantly developing new areas of application for silicates so that we can replace substances of concern with environmentally friendly silicates. Our silicates themselves are harmless to humans and nature in their production and use.

Sustainable production

We attach importance to an energy-efficient procurement and manufacturing process and use environmentally friendly technologies. The raw materials we use are of mineral origin.

Present around the world

Our sites

Headquarters SubsidiariesPartner

Zaclon LLC

2981 Independence Rd Cleveland, Ohio 44115

+1 800 356 7327


vanBaerle France S.A.S

3 Boulevard de l’europe 68100 Mulhouse

+41 61 415 92 11

vanBaerle AG

Schützenmattstrasse 21 4142 Münchenstein

+41 61 415 91 11


Tillmanns S.p.a.

Via B. Crespi, 10/A 20159 Milano


Sampsankatu 4 B FI-20520 Turku

+358 50 408 6029


vanBaerle Silicates Taiwan Co Ltd

No.99-1, Sec 2, Nanti Rd, Wuqi Dist Taichung City 43550 Taiwan (R.O.C.)

+88 642 639 98 09


vanBaerle Silicates (S) Pte Ltd

100 Pasir Panjang Road # 08-04 Singapur 118518

+65 68 99 33 43



Proven quality

ISO certificates 9001 & 14001

vanBaerle has a management system that complies with the requirements of the normative bases listed.