History

1970s

1970s

  • Company founded in 1978.
  • Plastics trading into Asia.
  • First markets India, China.
1980s

1980s

  • Company moves Headquarters to Houston, TX.
  • Plastics trading activities expand to Africa and Mexico.
  • Portfolio expansion in commodity petrochemicals.
  • Recognized with the USA President’s Export award.
1990s

1990s

  • Further geographic expansion into Latin America, Turkey, and Europe.
  • Vinmar Projects is established.
  • Trading activities expand to Africa and Mexico.
  • Vinmar enters global olefins market to expand business upstream.
  • Vinmar Singapore established as Asia Pacific HQ.
2000s

2000s

  • 1st long term Polyethylene offtake signed with Rio Polimeros.
  • 1st long term chemicals offtake signed with Gulf Advanced Chemicals.
  • 1st long term Polypropylene offtake signed with Advanced Petrochemical Co.
  • Renewable Fuels division is established.
2010s

2010s

  • Vinmar focuses on growth into distribution.
  • M&A group established.
  • Polymer Direct (Australia) is acquired.
  • APTA Resinas (Brazil) is acquired.
  • Veser Kimya (Turkey) is acquired.
  • FRAC-CHEM is acquired.
  • Vinmar Polymers America established for distribution sales in North America.