A Deep History Of Market Experience

Interacid is an international group that provides marketing, logistics and terminal services for sulfuric acid. Our experience in the market has allowed us to provide strategic solutions to our customers to meet their ever-changing needs. For nearly 50 years, we’ve delivered on our mission:

Balancing Supply and Demand of Sulfuric Acid on a Global Basis

Delivering Value Through Global Experience

1970

Interacid was founded in Switzerland to trade raw materials mainly for the fertilizer and chemical industries. In the same decade, the Group became the exclusive sulfuric acid marketer for the Japanese Smelter industry.


1989

Sulphuric Acid Trading Company, Inc. (SATCO), a joint venture between Interacid and Freeport McMoran was established in Tampa, FL with a terminal capacity of 60,000 MT.


1993

Sumitomo Corporation, one of the largest diversified trading companies worldwide became 100% shareholder of the Interacid Trading Group.


1994

Creation of Interacid Trading Chile (ITC), a trading and terminal company located in Mejillones with 35,000 MT storage capacity.


1996

Interacid Australia Pty Ltd. (IAPL) was created in Melbourne for local balance transactions as well as for import and export of sulfuric acid.


1998

Interacid became the sole shareholder of SATCO and the Tampa storage capacity was increased to 80,000 MT


2000

SATCO’s first rail station was commissioned.

2000

Interacid built its second acid terminal in Punta Patache, Chile with 40,000 MT storage capacity to serve clients in Region I.


2006

To support the booming mining industry, Interacid built its own jetty in Mejillones, Chile allowing simultaneous berthing of two large tanker vessels and added a third tank of 20,000 MT capacity.


2008

Three additional tanks of 20,000 MT capacity each were added in Mejillones bringing Interacid’s overall storage capacity to 155,000 MT in Chile.


2010

Interacid built the Gladstone Acid Terminal in Australia in a joint-venture with Coogee Chemicals, comprising of a 13,000 MT storage facility to service the Central Queensland consumers.


2015

Interacid replaced its service at Punta Patache by a new additional 20,000 MT tank at Mejillones, Chile.


2018

SATCO began construction of a tank terminal of sufuric acid for import in Stockton California USA.