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OQEMA Germany

The OQEMA Germany, formerly Overlack, is one of the five largest chemical distributors in Germany and one of the top ten in Europe. Almost over 1,000 employees currently work for OQEMA Group at 40 locations in 18 countries. At the interface between chemicals manufacturers and chemical-processing industries we provide services along the supply chains: ranging from the procurement, product development and individual mixing to logistics and recycling. The Group has specific expertise in the technical and regulatory support of its customers. OQEMA Germany is also the exclusive sales partner of various renowned suppliers.

OQEMA customers across Europe consist of around 27,000 companies from various business areas such as life science, technical and environment applications. The OQEMA Group offers a dynamic and growing range of 13,000 products.


The Board of Management of OQEMA Germany

Frank Schiffner

Managing Director

T +49 2161 356350
frank.schiffner( at )

Michael Thürmer

Managing Director

T +49 2161 356380
michael.thuermer( at )