Saudi Carbonate Co.
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.
Carbonate Company Ltd. is having the
valuable product demands in Saudi Arabia ,Gulf Countries, Asiannnnnnnnnn
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 company.
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.