Sojitz Corporation of America’s (SCA) Chemicals Division operates out of two offices in the U.S., located in New York City and Houston, Texas. Our business spans a wide variety of industries and chemicals, from the oil drilling industry to the automotive industry and from commodity chemicals to specialty chemicals and everything in between. Our close relationships with chemical manufacturers from around the world enables us this great diversity.

In New York, some of our activities include the following:

Shale/ Oil Drilling Chemicals

With the emergence of new energy resources in North America, we have put a focus on supplying the large oil service companies with a variety of specialty and commodity items. SCA Chemicals handles items in all aspects of the drilling/ fracturing process including chemicals used in stimulation, production, and cementing processes.

Catalysts

SCA Chemicals imports and sells many kinds of catalysts for the automotive and refinery industries.

Flame Retardants

We also handle a variety of non-halogenated phosphate based flame retardants used by plastic compounders who sell to the automotive and personal electronics industries.

Other specialty items

SCA Chemicals has been handling dozens of other specialty chemicals for many years including specialty monomers, rubber additives, materials for circuit boards, and rare earth materials, just to name a few.

Our Houston office handles a variety of items including, but not limited to:

  • C4 products (butadiene, isobutylene and its derivative products).
  • C5 products (DCPD, Poly-DCPD and Petroleum Polymer Resin).
  • Raw materials for coating and resins (Acrylate, Methacrylate, Polyurethane, Polyester materials)
  • Glass Fiber
  • Barite for the drilling industry
  • Solvents (used in the manufacturing of benzene, toluene, xylene, paint, ink, adhesives and detergent).
  • Many other specialty chemicals from the far east

SCA Chemicals also handles pharmaceuticals, fertilizers, bio-chemicals and inorganic materials. An important aspect of the group business is its steady chemical business, including minerals such as strontium, fluorite and bauxite. The chemicals department also has several other specific growth areas: nutrition, and methanol. In nutrition, healthcare and dietary supplement products, SCA is marketing Natural E Succinate powders as well as Natural Vitamin E oils and powders and other nutraceutical ingredients from around the world.

Through SCA joint venture affiliate Metton America, Inc. (MAI) and Cymetech, SCA has added high-purity Poly-DCPD materials for liquid molding and actively markets them in the US, Europe and Latin America. The main application is for class-8 and class-7 trucks in the US, including such leaders as Kenworth, Peterbilt, International Navistar, Volvo, and Freightliner as well as for agricultural machinery manufacturers John Deere and Caterpillar.