2013 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.
2012 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.
2011 ITALY - Acquisition of Altair Chimica in Saline di Volterra near Pisa. A well established chemical company manufacturing potassium chloride derivatives using membrane electrolysis technology.
2010 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.
2008 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.
2006 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.
2004 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".