Chemical Trading & International Distribution

BCS Trading focuses on large volume chemical procurement and sales for both the US domestic and international markets. The BCS team of experienced chemical traders and agents has built one of the largest trading businesses for Caustic Soda worldwide, with a transaction volume in excess of one million dry metric tons per year. Leveraging this position of strength, BCS has developed its expertise in the following product groups:

  • Alkalis
  • Acids
  • Chlorinated Solvents
  • Glycols
  • Surfactants
  • Alcohols
  • Aromatics
  • Aldehydes

BCS Trading will identify opportunities to bridge the chemical supply and demand gap and invest in the logistics necessary to bring value to both suppliers and customers alike, combining product and market knowledge with an efficient logistics infrastructure to move large volumes of chemicals from 20 to 40,000 tons. BCS transacts business with all the major chemical markets in the world, importing and exporting products to meet trading partner supply and demand requirements. BCS is very much focused on meeting the needs and expectations of the market whether it is a producer or consumer. We pride ourselves in our reliability to deliver when and where required. We have developed long-term relationships with our trading partners since the group was founded in the early 1980’s.

The BCS Trading group has developed a network of trading offices that can be found in the following locations:

  • Marlborough, MA (Head Office)
  • Houston, TX
  • Hilversum, Netherlands
  • Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Singapore
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Shanghai, China
  • Qingdao, China

The network of offices allows us to stay close to the major chemical markets of North and South America, Europe, Southern Africa and Asia. In each market we have the in-house capability to offer the following services:

  • Procurement
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Freight logistics for both dry and liquid cargo
  • Storage of dry and liquid cargo
  • Order fulfillment
  • Time swaps
  • Trade and project finance

BCS has built a unique compliment of chemical distribution and trading businesses with a product and market focus aimed at bringing real value to its trading partners. We look forward to doing business with you. If you would like additional information, use the "Contact Us" link below.