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1894

Elekeiroz S.A. originates from the small pharmaceutical company Queiroz Moura e Cia., established...
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1909

The company Queiroz Moura e Cia. is transformed into the limited partnership L. Queiroz & Cia...
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1912

Now turned into a joint-stock company by the name of Produtos Químicos L. Queiroz, it produces and sells...
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1923

The piece of land is purchased where today sits one of the sites making up the Company’s industrial park.
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1959

The first phthalic anhydride plant in Brazil is opened, followed one year later by the start-up of Ucebel Produtos...
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1960

The first octanol plant in South America is implemented in Igarassu, Pernambuco, through Elekeiroz ...
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1969

The Company goes public....
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1982

ITAUSA acquires an equity interest from Dr. Henrique de Toledo Lara and thus holds a significant portion...
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1987

The Company opens its sulfuric acid plant in Várzea Paulista, with capacity of 700 tons...
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1998

The fertilizers plant located in Guará, São Paulo is sold, making the Company exclusively dedicated to producing...
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2000

The Company obtains its first ISO 9001 certification for its polyester resin plant, which extends to all...
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2002

The acquisition of Ciquine Companhia Petroquímica, headquartered in Camaçari, expands the...
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2009

Start-up of the 3rd plasticizer line at the Várzea Paulista site...
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2010

Launch of the BIOPOLI line of sustainable resins, produced with raw materials from renewable sources and...
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2013

Acquisition of Air Products’ oxo gas plant at Camaçari, designed to produce hydrogen and inputs for...
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2014

Acquisition of a technology to produce n-butanol and ethanol based on biofermentation processes....
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2015

For its 120th anniversary, Elekeiroz celebrates its history of success in the domestic industry as a pioneering...
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2016

Elekeiroz and Nexoleum form a joint venture to the tap market in bio-based products...
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2018

H.I.G. Capital ("H.I.G."), announced in June 2018, the conclusion of acquisition process of Elekeiroz S.A., a leading chemicals manufacturer in Brazil....
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