Our history

 

Electrolysis in 1916

1916 : First chlorine production plants in the south of Grenoble – France

Pont De Claix in 60's

50’s & 60’s :  Pont De Claix site development (Grenoble)

HDI monomers

1978 : First production of HDI monomer

Tolonate Workshop

1984 : First Tolonate™ plant in Pont-de-Claix

Freeport plant

1988 : New Tolonate™ plant in Freeport, TX (USA)

1997 : Development of Easaqua for waterborne polyurethanes

handshake partnership

2008 : Acquisition by Perstorp

Vencorex

2012 : Vencorex JV creation

Excellence

2013 : Brazil sales office opening

Excellence together

2014 : Shanghai Sales office opening

Rayong Plant

2016 : New plant in Rayong, Thailand

Pont De Claix in 2018

2016 : Pont De Claix site monomers capacity increase

Vencorex footprint

Vencorex footprint today