Saudi Carbonate Company Ltd. was founded in the year 1989 with a Saudi
share of 70% and Jordanian share of 30%. The Saudi Carbonate Company Ltd.
was previously registered by the Ministry of Industry and Electricity under
license No. 286, dated 03-08-1408H for the production of Calcium Carbonate
(CaCo3) and Dolomite. Production was started on 01-05-1991 with a capital of
SR 7 millions and 10 employees as manpower.
The expansions had been carried out in Saudi Carbonate Co. for Factory
no.2 in the year 1995, for Dorcal Factory no.3 in 1996 , for Silica-Factory
no.4 in 1997, for the Coated Calcium Carbonate Factory no.5.1 & Dorcal
Factory no.6 in 1998, for Coated Calcium Factory no.5.2 in the year 2000
,for fine Calcium Carbonate Factory no.7 & Expansion of Factory no.2 in the
year 2001,for Dorcal Factory no.8 & Expansion of Silica Factory no.4 in the
year 2003 and Silica Factory no.9 in the year 2005 to meet the increasing
demand of the products. Saudi Carbonate Company Ltd. is having
the valuable product demands in Saudi Arabia , Gulf Countries, Asian
Countries and African Countries markets .
On 20th Nov,2006 Saudi Carbonate Co.Ltd was collaborated with
Omya B.E.S Switzerland and Silica
Factories were separated and renamed as Saudi Silica Factory.
At present Saudi Carbonate Co.Ltd has Saudi Share of 52%,Jordanian Share of
18% and Omya (Swiz) of 30%.Having the new registration no.197 dated
27/11/1419H.The plant has the Capacity of 14,000 tones per month for the
production of Natural/Coated Calcium Carbonate, Dolomite and Talc with total
Capital of SR 19 millions and the total manpower of 223 employees in the
Calcium Carbonate (Coated / Natural), Dolomite, and Talc are being used
as a filler material in the Paint, Carpet, Ceramic Tiles, Fiberglass,
Adhesive, Water Treatment, Glass, Floor-Construction, PVC Cables and other
Plastic Industries. We are the only main supplier to the pioneer Industries
in the Kingdom and GCC countries.