Zinc sulphate

Our plant in Duisburg-Hamborn operates the largest zinc sulphate production in Europe. Our customers appreciate the first-class quality and reliability of our zinc sulphate, which is used in various industries. In addition, as an environmentally conscious and sustainable manufacturer, we are proud of the fact that our zinc sulphate is partly obtained from recycling processes, thus contributing to the protection of our environment.

The advantages of
GRILLO zinc sulphate


Sustainability at it’s best

The largest part of the raw materials used come from a metal recycling process. VCI awarded a prize to this circular economy, which is unique in German industry.

More advantages

Award-winning production process
As part of the VCI Responsible Care competition 2017, the process for the production of zinc sulphate won an award twice.
High level of delivery reliability
Our reliable delivery means that our customers receive their product on time and safely.
Unique quality
GRILLO is the world’s leading quality manufacturer of zinc sulphate.

Application areas of

GRILLO zinc sulphate

Energy Solutions

In batteries, zinc sulphate can be used as an additive to improve battery performance and stability.

Cosmetics & Healthcare

Zinc sulphate is a frequently used ingredient in the cosmetics and healthcare industry, especially in shampoos, skin creams and dietary supplements.

Agriculture & feed industry

GRILLO zinc sulphate is used for the production of trace element mixtures for fertilisers or animal feed.

Construction industry & infrastructure

Our zinc sulphate is used, among other things, as an additive to concrete and mortar to improve their strength and durability.

Chemical industry

Zinc sulphate serves as a starting point for inorganic compounds and is an important raw material for many chemical processes.

Paint & varnish industry

In the paint and varnish industry, zinc sulphate is used in the production of zinc paints.

Textile & fibre industry

Zinc sulphate is used as an additive to precipitation baths in the production of artificial silk and as a mordant for alizarin, reserve and sulphur dyes in the textile industry.

Food industry

Our zinc sulphate is an important ingredient for dietary supplements to prevent zinc deficiency.

Metal processing

In the electroplating industry GRILLO zinc sulphate is used for the production of galvanising baths.

Consumer and household goods

Zinc sulphate is used, among other things, as a glass corrosion inhibitor in dishwasher tabs.

Our product range

The following grades are available:

• Zinc sulphate monohydrate, technical grade
• Zinc sulphate monohydrate, animal feed grade
• Zinc sulphate Grilloflow (hexahydrate), technical grade
• Zinc sulphate monohydrate, pharmaceutical grades
• Zinc sulphate heptahydrate, pharmaceutical grades

Zinc sulphate is shipped in

• 25 kg bags
• Big bags with max. 1,000 kg
• Road silo wagons

Closing the loop:
cooperation between Aurubis and GRILLO for sustainable metal

The “Closing the Loop” approach describes a cycle in which valuable raw materials and materials are used and recycled for as long as possible. The cooperation between Aurubis and GRILLO creates such a sustainable cycle for copper, zinc and other valuable metals. The focus is placed on an efficient value chain so that a seamless cycle of recyclable materials is ensured.

What is zinc sulphate?

Zinc sulphates are odourless, hygroscopic and easily soluble in water. Zinc sulphate monohydrate is a white, powdery or pearly product. Grilloflow zinc sulphate hexahydrate is a white, finely crystalline powder.

Further topics


Together for a liveable and sustainable future

At GRILLO, we are convinced that sustainability is not a trend, but a necessity. We therefore aim to continuously improve our processes and products and make a positive impact on the environment and society. We rely on sustainable solutions such as ECO ZINC, a circular economy and CO2 reduced production to make our contribution to climate protection and create a future worth living.

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Achim Fuchs

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