03.11.2017 07:05

DEZA Acquires a Polish company Petrochemia - Blachownia S. A.

 On Tuesday, October 31, DEZA, a. s. took over Petrochemia - Blachownia S. A., a Polish chemical company. This put an end to a two-year period during which negotiations with the former owner, BorsodChem Zrt, regarding the terms of acquisition have taken place.

The company believes that the acquisition will improve its position on the market of light aromatic hydrocarbons by making use of synergic effects arising from the similarity of installed technologies. Both companies process crude benzole. Above all, by acquiring the Polish company, DEZA, a. s. has increased its production capacities of benzole and toluene that currently reach 160 000 tons of benzole and 25 000 tons of toluene per year. The primary objective following the takeover of the Polish company is its economic stabilization and its potential development.

The crude benzole processing facility in the grounds of the former petrochemical factory was established in Kędzierzyn-KoŸle in 1952. Since 2007, it has been part of Bordoschem Zrt group. Petrochemia – Blachownia has 110 employees and posted a turnover of EUR 61 million last year.

DEZA, a.s., a member of Agrofert Holding since 1999, is economically stable and socially responsible firm. Since 1990 the company has invested over CZK 3 billion in an environmentally friendly production. The company is a producer of chemical substances that find their use mostly in the automotive and building industries. DEZA employs over thousand workers and last year it posted turnover of EUR 275 million. The firm is one of the most prominent and traditional industrial businesses in the region.

 

Jaroslav Obermajer

Press Agent of DEZA, a. s.

Tel. +420 724 011 608

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Did you know that...

  • the origins of the enterprise date back to 1892 when Julius Rütgers founded a factory in Ostrava for distilling tar?
  • Deza supplies Valašské Meziříčí with heat and other industrial enterprises?
  • Deza is a holder of the appraisal, Responsible Care – Responsible Business in Chemistry?
  • Deza intends to achieve ISO 16 001 in 2013?
  • Deza is one of the largest employers in the region?


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