PCC Rokita SA
Chemical heart of the industry

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1000

products and chemical formulations developed by our experts

Specialty products

Chloralkali, raw materials and intermediates

Surfactants

Polyurethanes

Modern nature-friendly
technology

For more than 70 years of its activity, PCC Rokita SA, effectively operating on the market, has become a reliable producer and distributor of a wide range of products and chemical formulations, which are successfully used in many branches and industries, such as plastics, cosmetics, construction, textiles and many others.

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70
years of experience
1000
products
offered by PCC Group
300
ha of area
industrial
1945
Over 70 years of tradition

The plant was handed over to the authorities of Brzeg Dolny commune by the Soviet Command of War Crimes.

On 17.10.1945 the first operational group arrives to the plant together with Zdojewski, MA, who takes over the management. The first aim of the group is to secure the plant property.

1946
Over 70 years of tradition

The plant takes the name Rokita and launches its first historical production facility.

The first production installation was historically launched at the end of 1946. The first product was sodium hypochlorite and the chlorine reserves left by the Germans were used to produce it.

1946
Over 70 years of tradition

Acquisition of the plant by the Organic and Pharmaceutical Industry Association in Łódź

The plants were taken over by the Organic and Pharmaceutical Industry Association in Łódź and given a new name "Anorgana Chemical Plant in Reconstruction".

1949
Over 70 years of tradition

Factory expansion

Commissioning of further plants: sulfuryl chloride, acetic acid anhydride, formalin, ethylene and synthetic tannins.

1957
Over 70 years of tradition

Commissioning of a chlorine plant

A number of key plant installations are being put into operation. These include a chlorine, chlorobenzene and dispersant plant. These products are manufactured to this day.

1968
Over 70 years of tradition

Construction of the Central Wastewater Treatment Plant

The Central Wastewater Treatment Plant was built for 5 years. It was a typical mechanical treatment plant, thanks to which the plant's sewage situation improved significantly.

1969
Over 70 years of tradition

Separation of the Research Department and commissioning of a new heat and power plant

In the 60's, the plant's product range was expanding very dynamically, especially in the area of auxiliary materials. Moreover, the modern CHP plant was equipped with 2 pulverised fuel boilers. The heating member provided heating not only to the factory but also to the city.

1975
Over 70 years of tradition

Start-up of the polyether plant and change of name to Nadodrza Organic Industry Plant "Organika-Rokita".

10 thousand tons per year is the initial production capacity of the polyether installation. In the 1980s, the plant was extended by a second production line, increasing the capacity by another 20 thousand tonnes.

1982
Over 70 years of tradition

Construction of the Biological Wastewater Treatment Plant

The construction of the Biological Wastewater Treatment Plant began in 1978. The completion of this investment has significantly improved the plant's sewage situation.

1989
Over 70 years of tradition

Construction of sulphate plants

The sulphate installation is still in use today. Surfactants produced in it are used to produce, among others, cosmetics and cleaning agents.

1992
Over 70 years of tradition

The company becomes a sole shareholder company of the State Treasury; the name Zakłady Chemiczne Rokita SA

The company becomes a sole shareholder company of the State Treasury; the name Zakłady Chemiczne Rokita SA.

2002
65 lat tradycji

Niemiecka spółka PCC AG (późniejsza nazwa PCC SE) staje się inwestorem strategicznym firmy

Niemiecka spółka PCC AG (późniejsza nazwa PCC SE) staje się inwestorem strategicznym firmy

2006
Over 70 years of tradition

Start of operations in the subzone WSSE

PCC Rokita SA receives a permit to conduct business activity in the Brzeg Dolny Subzone of the Walbrzych Special Economic Zone "INVEST-PARK" Sp. z o.o. This allows the use of a tax credit in the amount of up to 50% of expenses for new investments in the zone.

2007
Over 70 years of tradition

Obtaining integrated environmental permits

The permits shall specify the conditions of use of the environment (emissions of gases or dust discharged into the air, introduction of sewage into water or soil, generation of waste). Without meeting these requirements, the company would not be able to conduct production activities.

2008
Over 70 years of tradition

New plant Sulphated II

On 31 July 2008, a new plant called "Sulphated 2" was opened, worth PLN 90 million. Thanks to this investment, the company has quadrupled its production capacity of surfactants, used, among others, for the production of cleaning products and cosmetic products.

2010
Over 70 years of tradition

Membrane electrolysis

The new membrane electrolysis installation has modernised the technology of chlorine production. This product is the base for many technological lines at PCC Rokita, and in particular for the key business of our company, i.e. the production of polyols, for which chlorine-based propylene oxide is the basic raw material. Today, the membrane method of chlorine production is the most technologically advanced, least burdensome for the environment and allows for significant reduction of production costs.

2011
Over 70 years of tradition

Investments

•PCC Rokita SA introduces its technology for foam production - iPoltec® (Intelligent Polyurethane Technology).
•Completion of the investment in revitalization of the monochlorobenzene installation and construction of hydrochloric acid installation.
•Separation of the Surface Active Assets (KA) complex for PCC Exol SA.
•Sale of shares in Kosmet-Rokita Sp. z o.o. and Kosmet Sp. z o.o. to PCC Consumer Products Sp. z o.o. (subsidiary to PCC SE)
•PCC Rokita SA bonds debut on the Catalyst market.
•New ethoxylate plant in Płock - PCC Exol.

2012
Over 70 years of tradition

Investments

•Sale of PCC Exol SA subsidiary outside PCC Rokita Capital Group.
•Purchase PCC Prodex Sp. z o.o.
•PCC Rokita launches its fourth polyol production line.

2014
Over 70 years of tradition

PCC Rokita SA debuts with shares on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

2015
Over 70 years of tradition

•Concluding an agreement establishing a joint venture in Thailand with the local partner IRPC Polyol Company Ltd to conquer the markets of Southeast Asia, China and India and thus further international expansion of the PCC chemicals division.
•PCC Rokita SA completes the process of transition from chlorine production in Brzeg Dolny to environmentally friendly membrane technology, reducing CO2 emissions by 140 thousand tons annually in total.
•PCC Rokita receives the prestigious EcoVadis Silver award for its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

2016
Over 70 years of tradition

•PCC Rokita SA changes its production technology on electrolysis installation to membrane technology.
•PCC Rokita SA acquires 25 percent of shares of IRPC Polyol Company Ltd. (IRPC Polyol), a Thai manufacturer of polyols and polyurethanes based in Bangkok.
•PCC Rokita becomes a member of the "Green Chemistry" Chemical Class.

2017
Over 70 years of tradition

•PCC Rokita SA launches the fifth polyether polyol production plant
and expands the product portfolio of the polyol segment by launching an installation to produce about 13 thousand tons of polyester polyol per year.
•PCC Rokita awarded the title - Ambassador of Polish Chemistry - by the chapter of the "Polish Chemistry" Campaign, a project of the Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry. Thus, the Company was recognized as a leader in the chemical industry, promoting innovation, creating jobs and respecting sustainable development principles.
•In December, PCC Rokita SA is included in the RESPECT index of the Warsaw Stock Exchange for the second time in a row.

2018
Over 70 years of tradition

• Start of regular production of polyols based on DMC
• Expansion of electrolysis production capacity in the Chlorine Complex
• Start-up of the chlorine liquefaction system
• Modernisation of a heat and power plant leading to a reduction of dust emissions significantly below the acceptable standards.

2019
Over 70 years of tradition

• Start-up of a pilot plant for the production of polyether polyols
• Expansion of electrolysis production capacity in the Chlorine Complex
• Commissioning of the sodium lye concentration and chlorine treatment plants

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CSR and Sustainable Development

Through chemistry, we create the world in each of its field. We create innovation and act responsibly. We make chemistry ubiquitous thanks to our commitment and passion for creation. It sets trends in modern lifestyle and creates the future. Chemistry is an element of the world that constantly surrounds us from all sides, ever present. We explore its particles by creating sustainable technologies for us and for future generations.

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