Australasian Solvents & Chemicals Company Pty Ltd (ASCC) is a proud Australian and New Zealand owned and operated business. We have a long, highly esteemed history, known for being reputable and well respected within the industry and as a solid supporter of Australasian manufacturing.
Australasian Solvents & Chemicals Company Pty Ltd is part of the ASCC Group of companies represented in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand.
Australian Solvents & Chemicals Company Pty Ltd was formed as a result of the amalgamation of Solchem Queensland (est. 1997), and Solchem Victoria (est. 1994).
|January 1997||The Company’s first truckload proudly left for its first delivery in Queensland|
|August 2001||Solchem entered the New Zealand market as the Mobil Oil Distributor. Our Equity Partners pooled their resources and significant experience in Solvents and Petrochemicals to become sole owners of the newly formed ASCC|
|July 2003||ASCC took over the bulk market from ExxonMobil in New Zealand by acquiring national distribution rights|
|August 2003||ASCC became the ExxonMobil Chemical NZ bulk distributor when ExxonMobil Chemical exited the NZ Market|
|October 2007||Eternal’s Synthetic Resins Division, who produces two product lines – Synthetic Resins for Coatings and General Purpose Resins, and is recognised throughout the industry as a leader, becomes a major supply partner|
|December 2008||Nan Ya Epoxy, a powerhouse in the manufacture of high quality epoxy resins in Asia, became a major and highly valued supply partner of ASCC|
|May 2010||ASCC became the distributor for Australia and New Zealand for Eternal’s Unsaturated Polyester Resins Division (UPR), a leader in the production of UPR and Epoxy Modified Vinylester Resins (VER)|
|July 2010||ASCC became the ExxonMobil Chemical National Distributor for small bulk and packaged fluids for ExxonMobil Chemical Australia|
|December 2010||ASCC became the national branded distributor for ExxonMobil Chemical in Australia when ExxonMobil Chemical exited the market in Australia|
|February 2014||S-OIL supplier of base oils joined the repertoire of ASCC for the Australia and New Zealand market|
|November 2014||ASCC was appointed by 3A Composites to be their distributor and logistics arm for Airex and Baltek core materials to the Australian manufacturing industry|
|September 2016||ASCC opened their first branch in Singapore – ASCC Enterprises Pte Limited|
|November 2016||ASCC acquired Rebain International (NZ) adding and diversifying the growing ASCC portfolio as a raw material and specialty chemical supplier|
|January 2017||ASCC became the Australia and New Zealand distributor for Argeville, a superior producer of Fragrance, flavours and natural raw material|
|March 2018||ASCC acquired the business of Bowen Chemicals adding the Savita product range, further growing ASCC’s portfolio of suppliers and products|
|April 2018||ASCC acquired majority shareholding of Global Chemie Trading Company (GCT) Thailand, further growing ASCC’s portfolio in solvents and raw materials|
|June 2018||ASCC acquired majority shareholding of Singapore-based Taytonn Pte Ltd, further expanding ASCC Group into the Flavour & Fragrance industry|
|July 2018||ASCC formed their first branch in Indonesia – PT ASCC International Indonesia|
|July 2019||ASCC acquired the business of Stolthaven Altona Terminal broadening and strengthening our future into the Australian Manufacturing market|
|August 2020||ASCC became the Australia and New Zealand distributor for Indorama Ventures, a manufacturer of Non-Ionic Surfactants, Glycols and Glycol Ethers|