P&G Chemicals has a long history in the oleochemical industry. Since 1837 we have taken a comprehensive approach, focusing on delivering our key points of differentiation:
Expertise in the Oleochemicals Market
Expertise in Technical and Regulatory Areas
Cross Functional Support
The timeline below highlights our chemicals expertise, demonstrating how we have continued to innovate and adapt to meet the evolving needs of the industry and our customers.
P&G begins producing candles, utilizing stearic acid, and re-selling red oil (olein) as a co-product in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
P&G begins producing glycerin in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The Ivorydale Facility is built, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Star® and Moon® glycerin refinery moves to the Ivorydale Facility.
Fatty acid and glycerin refining facilities are built in Europe and the United States.
P&G Chemicals builds its first natural alcohol plant in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Quincy, Massachusetts, USA plant begins production of fatty acids.
Sacramento, California, USA plant’s natural alcohol unit is built and begins production.
Kansas City plant’s fatty alcohol division begins operation, in Kansas City, Kansas, USA.
Kansas City plant’s amines and alkyl glyceryl sulphonate (AGS) departments begin operation.
Kansas City plant adds additional amines capability to expand its market capabilities.
Ivorydale glycerin facility is expanded.
Quincy fatty acid refinery is sold to Twin Rivers Technologies.
P&G Chemicals begins fatty alcohol production in Marl, Germany.
P&G Chemicals expands production in Asia with a facility in Kuantan Malaysia.
P&G Chemicals global headquarters established at Sharon Woods Innovation Center.
P&G's opens a regional sales office in Singapore.
FPG glycerin refinery begins production in Kuantan, Malaysia.
150th Anniversary of Procter & Gamble glycerin.
P&G Chemicals European headquarters moved from Brooklands, UK to Geneva, Switzerland.
P&G is awarded the Presidential Green Chemistry Award for Sefose's success in reducing the environmental impact in the field of paints and coatings.
P&G joins the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to help accelerate moves towards sustainable palm oil sourcing.
The Kansas City Plant switches from petrochemical to natural alcohol amine oxide production.
P&G announces their Long-Term Environmental Sustainable vision. Visit pg.com/sustainability.com for additional details.
The Cincinnati Glycerin refinery was awarded an A Rating Certificate for food safety by the British Retail Consortium (BRC), a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) audit
P&G Chemicals is recognized globally as the Kuantan Glycerin Refinery gains an "A" rating, while the Cincinnati Glycerin Refinery is awarded its first "AA" by the British Retail Consortium (BRC), a Global food Safety Initiative (GFSI) audit.
BSP begins production in Sumatra, Indonesia. Fatty Acids & Refined Glycerin are incorporated into P&G Chemicals' product line. This world scale facility is strategically located near feedstock & a deep-sea port to shorten delivery time to our customers.
Sharon Woods Innovation Center
11530 Reed Hartman Highway
Cincinnati, OH 45241
Procter & Gamble International Operations
70 Biopolis Street
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