Sinochem enjoys more than 60 years of history engaging in natural rubber business. Our business covers natural rubber planting, production, processing, marketing and value-added service. Our business footprints spread across China, Southeast Asia and Africa, forming a unique business landscape that integrates the international and domestic market, and blanketing both the upstream and downstream areas. It makes us the pioneer in the major “One Belt and One Road” strategy of the central government. Our business footprints spread across China, Southeast Asia and Africa, forming a unique business landscape that integrates the international and domestic market, and blanketing both the upstream and downstream areas.
In 2016, as part of our strategic business development, Sinochem acquired 54.9% of Halcyon Agri, one of the leading natural rubber producers and distributors in the world. With the acquisition, we also integrated all our natural rubber assets with Halcyon Agri including our subsidiary GMG Global.
Halcyon Agri is a Singapore headquartered natural rubber supply chain manager listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange with a market capitalisation of about US$693 million as of September 2017. Halcyon Agri has a global procurement reach with a market share of 13% in natural rubber supplying to the top global tyre majors. With a distribution capacity of 2 million tonnes per annum and over 120,000 hectares of plantation land located in Malaysia and Africa, Halcyon Agri has the scope, scale and reach to deliver a customised industrial product to our global customers and provide continuous value-add along our supply chain. Halcyon Agri is the only rubber producer with 33 processing factories located in most of the major rubber producing countries in the world – Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Cameroon, Ivory Coast and China. Halcyon Agri’s premium brand of natural rubber HEVEAPRO represents our commitment to producing a high-quality product that is sourced ethically and produced in a socially and environmentally responsible way.
In terms of R&D, we fully leverage the Natural Rubber R&D Center to support the enhancement of our manufacturing and processing process and the efficiency of our facilities, and to help the debottlenecking of our plants and update our products.
Our subsidiary Jiangsu Sinorgchem Technology Co., Ltd. (abbr. Jiangsu Sinorgchem) is the world leading rubber chemical supplier. Its product portfolio includes antiager PPD, intermediate RT base, insoluble sulfur, high purity TMQ, among which 6PPD and RT base’s capacity and market share top the list around the world. At present, Jiangsu Sinorgchem has become the comprehensive operator of rubber chemical R&D, production, and marketing services, with its clients covering the well-known tire companies around the globe.