German technology
Humic Substances Based Products
Humintech GmbH
Am Pösenberg 9-13
D-41517 Grevenbroich

Telefon: +49 2181 70 676 - 0
Fax: +49 2181 70 676 - 22
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Humification is the synthesis of stable humic substances in the soil. It is performed with the participation of soil organisms and is part of the decomposition process of plant residues. The formation of humic substances can only take place when the microbial degradation has progressed to such a degree that reactive fission products are present, e.g. monosaccharides, peptides, amino acids or phenolic components. Important starting substances for humification are cellulose and lignin, which belong to the main components of plant cell walls. In particular, lignin has a high resistance to degradation and can be metabolized only by white rot fungi and actinomycetes. Organic basic matter is decomposed and converted into amorphous, high polymer, dark colored humic substances during humification. They are mainly concentrated in the topsoil and have a positive effect on important soil properties such as fertility, aeration and water balance.


Humintech is a biotech company based in Grevenbroich, Germany. We are primarily focused on the research, development and industrial production of humic matter and humic acids for the agricultural sector.  Our products find further use in the feed, pharmaceutical and construction industry, in veterinary medicine and for ecological purposes such as water purification and soil decontamination.


Humintech GmbH

Am Pösenberg 9-13
41517 Grevenbroich / Deutschland 

Phone: +49 2181 70 676 - 0
Fax: +49 2181 70 676 - 22