The Company is founded when pharmacist Luiz M. Pinto de Queiroz
creates the pharmaceutical laboratory Queiroz Moura e Cia.
The first sulfuric acid plant in South America is built.
The land in Várzea Paulista, where one of the sites of the Company’s
industrial complex is currently located, is acquired.
Brazil’s first phthalic anhydride plant is opened in Várzea Paulista.
The first octanol plant in South America, in Elekeiroz do Nordeste, is opened.
The production of phthalic plasticizers starts in Elekeiroz do Nordeste.
The sulfuric acid plant, with a capaacity of 700 tons/day, is opened in Várzea Paulista.
Elekeiroz acquires a controlling interest in Ciquine Companhia Petroquímica, in Camaçari, Bahia State.
The production of 2-ethyl hexanoic acid starts in the Camaçari complex.
Elekeiroz acquires the assets of Air Products’ gas unit in Camaçari.
The upgrade and integration of the Camaçari gas unit through pipelines is completed.
The first hydrogenated plasticizer (DOCH) is launched.