key facts: chemical industry

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SPAIN - Foundation of Altair Iberica a company involved in the distribution of the parent company products in the Iberian Peninsula.

ITALY - Investment in a new plant for the production of sodium hydrosulphite at the Esseco plant in Trecate.

BRAZIL - Significant increase in the capacity of the sulphite production line.

MEXICO - Foundation of Esseco Chemicals de Mexico a company involved in the distribution of chemicals into the Mexican, Central American and Caribbean markets.

FRANCE - Foundation of Esseco France a company involved in the distribution of chemicals for French and Belgian market.

ITALY - Increasing of the production capacity of chloro-potash electrolysis at the Altair Chimica plant in Saline di Volterra.

MEXICO - The creation of a new sales and marketing operation for the distribution of chemical products into the Mexican, Central American and Caribbean markets.

ITALY - Installation of a chloroparaffin plant at the Altair facility, in Saline di Volterra.

ITALY - Foundation of Albite, a company involved in the manufacture and sale of sodium hydrosulphite at their site in Novara.

ITALY - Installation of a steam/electricity co-generation plant at the Altair facility, in Saline di Volterra.

BRAZIL - Foundation of Esseco do Brasil (incorporated in BSA in april 2013), a company involved in sale and distribution of chemicals for the South American market.

BRAZIL - Acquisition of BSA, a company specialising in the manufacture and sale of SO2 derivatives.

ITALY - Acquisition of Altair Chimica in Saline di Volterra near Pisa. A well established chemical company manufacturing potassium chloride derivatives using membrane electrolysis technology.

ITALY - Installation of a plant for the production and storage of airport runaway de-icers at the site in Trecate.

UK - Installation of a new sulphur furnace for the production of bisulphites at the site in Wakefield.

UK - Acquisition of Brotherton Speciality Products Limited. An historic English manufacturer based in Wakefield, specialising in the supply of a wide range of organic and inorganic chemical products.

ITALY - Launch of a new sulphuric acid production facility at the Essemar plant in Trecate, with a capacity of 150,000 tons/y.

UK - Creation of EssecoUK LLP, Wakefield. A 50:50 joint venture between Esseco Group and Brotherton Speciality Products (Church & Dwight Group). Principle activity was the manufacture and supply of liquid bisulphites for the UK and Irish markets.

ITALY - Creation of Essemar, a 50/50 joint venture between Esseco Group and Marchi Industriale, for the production and supply of sulphuric acid produced from elemental sulphur.

ITALY - Installation of a new additional sulphur combustion furnace, designed to significantly increase the SO2 gas capacity of the Trecate site.

USA - Acquisition by Esseco Group of General Chemicals' shares in EGC. The company was renamed 'Esseco USA'.



Esseco Group Srl - Via S. Cassiano, 99 - San Martino, 28069 Trecate - NOVARA
Cap. Soc. Euro 10.000.000 i.v.- N. iscrizione al registro imprese 00989420039 - N. REA 140471 - P. IVA 00989420039