History

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1968

1968

Inauguration of Derivados Fenolicos S.A. (DERFESA) as a phenolic antioxidant manufacturer.

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1971

1971

The Royal Dutch SHELL subsidiary, Sociedad Petrolífera Española (SPES), begins BHT distribution and establishes the trademark IONOL®.

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1975

1975

Royal Dutch SHELL takes a 50 % share in DERFESA.

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1988

1988

Royal Dutch SHELL increases shareholding to 100 % as the SHELL Fine Chemicals portfolio diversifies.

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1996

1996

Royal Dutch SHELL divests SHELL Fine Chemicals DERFESA becomes a subsidiary of the INSPEC group.

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1998

1998

Corporate name changes from DERFESA to INSPEC Spain S.A.

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1998

1998

Acquisition of the INSPEC group by the LAPORTE Group.

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1999

1999

Corporate name changes from INSPEC Spain S.A. to LAPORTE Performance Chemicals S.A.

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2001

2001

Acquisition of LAPORTE Group by Degussa AG.

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2002

2002

Corporate name changes from LAPORTE Performance Chemicals S.A. to DEGUSSA Sant Celoni S.A.

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2002

2002

DEGUSSA Sant Celoni S.A. acquires RASCHIG phenolic antioxidant business.

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2007

2007

Acquisition of DEGUSSA Sant Celoni S.A by ARQUES Industries AG.

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2007

2007

Corporate name changes from DEGUSSA Sant Celoni S.A. to OXIRIS Chemicals S.A.

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2008

2008

Oxiris Chemicals is acquired by RASCHIG GMBH, part of PMC Global Inc.

What is our mission?

Keep our clients ingredients stable and at higher performance.

What is our vision?

To be the first choice problem solver for our partners, to help them improve the performance of their products and secure a better future for our business.

CORPORATE CULTURE?

We are committed to excellence in all that we do. We respect everyone’s opinion and their right to voice it. We seek positive consensus through openness. We help people grow personally and professionally. We encourage initiative and individual responsibility. We interact professionally with external agents.

Quality Politics?

Oxiris Chemicals S.A. is a company committed with chemistry and its use in technological applications. Oxiris Chemicals S.A. conducts its activities to ensure that their products improve the quality of life and they are manufactured and distributed in a safe and environmentally and in a friendly way.

We dedicate our efforts to achieve sustainable development, in which safety, environmental protection, quality are essential to develop and increase the value of the company and the long-term assurance of a better life.

Therefore Oxiris Chemicals S.A. has adopted the internationally recognized management systems: OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and FAMI-QS for the protection of health and safety, to protect the environment and to ensure Quality and Food Safety.

CSR & Sustainability?

As a responsible care company we are fully committed to the following:

To develop and produce products for our customers that can be manufactured, transported, utilized and disposed of safely.

To operate our plants and facilities in a manner that protects the environment and the health and safety of our employees.

To expand our knowledge by conducting or supporting research on the health, safety and environmental effects of our products, processes and waste materials.

To promote responsible principles by sharing experiences and offering assistance to others who produce, handle, transport or dispose of our products.