Since its inception in 1973, Basic Chemical Industries (BCI) has grown impressively to become one of the leading chemical companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Located in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom, the company’s headquarters, its manufacturing plant and main storage facilities are on its own 200,000 square meter site besides Dammam’ s First Industrial City.

BCI is 100% Saudi owned and for over 40 years has been supporting the Saudi industrial and consumer market by providing high quality chemical products. From the outset the company’s expansion and innovation programs have been a continuous process of adopting the latest methods of research and production which has maintained BCI as the leader in its field.


Saudi Arabia’s Dammam-headquartered Basic Chemical Industries (BCI) has, over three decades, emerged as the Kingdom’s largest privately owned chemical company, with a series of expansions and joint ventures covering a diverse range of chemical products.

BCI Group operates under various companies:

  • Basic Chemical Industries Co. (BCI): The Chloralkali manufacturing leader in the Arabian Peninsula.
  • Chemical Marketing and Distribution Company (CMDC): The marketing arm of BCI Group for both manufactured and traded products.
  • Basic Chemical National Company (BCNC): Producer of high quality Sulphuric acid and battery acid.
  • Huntsman APC Limited (HAPC): The first and best producer of rigid polyurethane systems in GCC (A joint venture company with Huntsman Polyurethanes).
  • National Adhesives Limited (NAL): The Arabian Gulf’s leading specialist manufacturer of Industrial Aqueous Emulsion and Hot Melt adhesives (under a technical agreement with Henkel).
  • Saudi Water Treatment Company (SWTC): Manufacturer of performance chemical products for water treatment.