Industrial Chemicals

MSCI's clients can source multiple requirements from our complementary pool of solvents which includes aromatics, ketones, glycols, alcohols, and esters. These solvents are used in a diverse range of applications and industries including plastics manufacturing, paints and coatings production, and the creation of adhesives and bonding agents for plywood.

MSCI's market specialists are dedicated to working with our customers on meeting their needs for other commodities, inorganics, and specialty chemicals. With a focus on strategic product additions, we draw from our worldwide sources of solvent, specialty and performance chemicals in order to deliver the highest quality products to meet customer specifications at the best possible prices. Here are some examples.

  • Acetone - An intermediate chemical used as an industrial solvent, a clear liquid chemical produced as a co-product in the manufacture of phenol during the cumene oxidation process.
  • Alpha-methylstyrene (AMS) - An intermediate chemical used in the manufacture of plasticizers, resins and polymerization production processes.
  • Benzene Sulfonic Acid (DDBSA/LABSA) - Widely applied in washing powder, civil detergent cleanser and industrial detergents. Name: Dedecyl Alky Benzene Sulfonic Acid (LABSA, DBSA, DDBSA)
  • Diacetone Alcohol - It is miscible in water and used as a solvent for water-based coatings. It is used as a solvent extractant in purification processes for resins and waxes. Diacetone alcohol is more suitable for use in applications as a component of gravure printing inks, with proving favorable flow and leveling characteristics.
  • Dipropylene Glycol - For (Low Odor) Cosmetics, it is used as coupling agent and humectant. It is a solvent for fragrance components and is also used in skin cleansing preparations, deodorants, lipsticks and perfumes, and liquid laundry detergents.
  • Ethyl Acetate - Used in the manufacture of adhesives, cleaning fluids, inks, nail-polish removers and silk, coated papers, explosives, artificial leather, photographic films and plates.
  • Isopropyl Alcohol - A common name for a colorless, flammable chemical compound with a strong odor.
  • Methanol (MeOH) - Also known as methyl alcohol, wood alcohol, wood naphtha or wood spirits. Methanol is also used as a solvent, and as an antifreeze in pipelines and windshield washer fluid.

This is just a preview of our product line-ups that will meet your needs. Contact us for more information on these great products.