Business divisions

Innovative & sustainable

Diversity is our strategy

Bundled expertise in the fields of chemicals, cleaning and composites

The BÜFA Group is an independent, medium-sized company in the chemical industry. BÜFA was founded in Oldenburg in 1883 and today operates on an international scale in the Chemicals, Cleaning and Composites business segments. We deliver a Best In Class performance with innovative, environmentally conscious and targeted products and systems that meet the highest demands, and are used in industries such as the railway industry, wind energy, the food industry or the cleaning industry. In doing so, we adhere in uncompromising fashion to the principle of sustainability. We focus our efforts on  New Chemistry , and combine economic efficiency with social responsibility.

BÜFA Chemicals

Packaging, storage and distribution

Together with Tricura and VivoChem, BÜFA Chemicals forges its Chemicals business. We have been trading in chemicals since 1883, and use this experience to provide our customers with comprehensive, competent and individual advice. Trading in basic chemicals was yesterday – today, at BÜFA Chemicals and, with ViVoChem, we offer a seamless process from packaging to warehousing to the just-in-time distribution of chemicals with maximum product safety. Tricura offers professional products and services for swimming pools and spas – in addition to products for water treatment, swimming pool technology and wellness accessories, Tricura has individual expert advice and targeted training in its portfolio.


BÜFA Cleaning

Cleanliness, hygiene and value preservation

BÜFA Cleaning offers internationally cleaning, disinfection and care products. High product quality, cooperation based on partnership and distinctive service performance are highly appreciated by our customers. Cleanliness, hygiene and value preservation are the pillars of all our activities. A comprehensive and market-driven product range is supplemented by individual customer solutions if required.

BÜFA Composites

Innovative, customized composite products

BÜFA Composite Systems is Europe’s leading manufacturer of polyester resin specialities. BÜFA offers the best sustainable all-round solutions and score top marks with outstanding service, as well as machine and application expertise for processors and customers from all sectors of the composites industry. Our customers include manufacturers from the automotive, rail vehicle, wind energy, construction, sanitary, tanks and pipes, boat building and swimming pool sectors.

With Europe-wide distributions, BÜFA guarantees an internationally reliable service network.

New Business
BÜFA New Business

Digitization meets sustainability

There are many ways to advance the issues of digitalisation, innovation and sustainability. BÜFA is also pursuing the path of focusing on new business areas and models beyond its core business. For example, we have not only founded our own start-up, but also a spin-off, in order to open up new markets with a promising future.

BÜFA Thermoplastic Composites specialises in the distribution of raw materials and semi-finished products for the manufacture of components made of long and continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastics. The focus is on materials made from renewable raw materials.

chembid is a technology start-up founded by the BÜFA Group, and is based in Oldenburg. The SaaS company provides digital services in the form of a search engine for formulators, buyers and suppliers of chemical products. With the help of the B2B platform by the same name, chembid has been driving digital progress in the chemical industry since its founding in 2016.