The purest copper


Industrial Applications




Experts in Copper Compounds

Manica is an Italian Copper Sulphate producer. Its products are used in various applications such as Industrial, Animal Feed and Agriculture. Manica then developed ready to use copper based products to fulfill  the needs of the farmers (initially locally) and then expanded their experience worldwide. Manica produces in a transparent, effective and responsible manner.
Manica today exports its copper-based products to more than 70 countries around the world.

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Copper compounds

Copper Sulphate and other Copper Compounds, have a large market which is growing continuously. One of the growing markets nowadays is the use of Copper Sulphate as a natural biocide since the use of Copper Sulphate is ideal for the development of disinfection products, as a bactericide, as an algaecide etc.
Copper is well known and used in industrial and agricultural applications.


Purity Cult

In Manica, copper is one of the main elements in the production process. Manica only purchases copper-metal, from well qualified suppliers, which is then converted into active ingredients used in various formulations. . Moreover, the low environmental impact of the production processes, the use of green co-formulants, minimize the risk of cross-contamination.
The production process is controlled and certified, emissions are reduced to a minimum, electricity is produced by 5000 m2 of photovoltaic panels and all the heat is recovered and re-used in the production cycle.
All this in order to achieve the ambitious objective of zero pollutants, reduce the carbon footprint of the products and promote sustainability.
This allows Manica to put in the market one of the purest copper products in the world.



Discover our latest news about Manica’s commitment and copper based products.

25 October 2023

Discover how copper sulfate pentahydrate disrupts bacterial activity

Manica SpA was selected for the presentation of the results of the paper “Determination of the antibacterial activity of Sanicus 1 and Sanicus 2 disinfectants” at the European Detergent Conference  which was held during SEPAWA (insert link to the SEPAWA website). The study developed in collaboration with CIBIO (insert link to Cibio website) of the… View Article

6 September 2023

The revision of the CLP Regulation changes the applicability of the criteria for classifying copper salts as Candidates for Substitution

The European Copper Task Force has published a position paper on the procedure for removing copper from the list of candidate substances for substitution. Below is the full text. “ Copper CfS status and the new CLP revision Background The EUCuTF is the sole notifier and data owner of the information submitted in the EU… View Article

3 August 2023

Research on copper as an antibacterial presented at the European Detergent Conference.

In Manica the innovation process is always based on a scientific approach. In fact, for the development of new products and formulations and to verify their effectiveness, we make use of collaborations with highly reputable external research institutes dedicated to the specific topic. For Manica, in fact, it is essential that the results obtained from… View Article

1 June 2023

Why using high purity grade copper sulphate?

Manica has always focused on special products with very high purity. Being close to our customers, whom we have always looked at as partners, helped us understand what their production problems were and ask how to solve them. To obtain products of this level, we have learned to carefully select input materials so there are… View Article

28 March 2023

Manica copper salt: biocide proved against viruses, bacteria and algae

Manica SpA has registered its Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate as an active substance for the manufacture of type 2 (PT2) products in accordance with Annex V of the BPR – EU Regulation 528/2012. Copper is a noble metal like gold or silver and possesses properties very similar to its more precious relatives. The coins we handle… View Article

14 March 2023

Manica opens its fourth office in Europe

Manica Spa is honored to announce that we have opened our fourth office in Europe: Manica Polska based in Piotrków Trybunalski, 150 km south of Warsaw. Along with our Polish partner Life Bio Farma, Manica Polska will be a sales office with the goal of developing the Polish and some others Eastern European markets. This… View Article

30 June 2022

Copper sulfate: scientific studies prove the durability of virucidal activity

Disinfectant cleaners based on Copper Sulfate take advantage of the active power of copper ions and perform virucidal activity by blocking the reproduction of viruses. Application of the producto by means of a cloth on which it has been sprayed and subsequent distribution on the surface, with the purpose of removing dirt, deposits, on hard… View Article

21 July 2021

Copper sulphate for animal feed applications: purity is a must

Among the trace elements necessary for life and proper nutrition of farm animals – especially chickens, pigs and cattle – is copper. Authorities dictate the correct doses to meet nutritional requirements. It is therefore necessary that the trace elements added to feed are as pure as possible to ensure that the nutrition of animals is… View Article

24 May 2021

Copper sulphate: galvano industry application

Copper sulphate is used in the electroplating process othe of the Galvano industry. The term galvanic refers to a series of techniques, used in industry, which involve the realization of coatings on metals with a thin layer more valuable. The galvanic treatments are therefore a series of operations conducted with aqueous solutions at room temperature… View Article