Eco Services’ long and distinguished history in Sulfuric Acid has helped Eco Services achieve its position as the #1 provider of Regen Services and #1 Merchant Virgin Sulfuric Acid supplier in North America. In addition to these market leading positions, Eco Services also produces Liquid Aluminum Sulfate, incinerates pumpable industrial waste (Treatment Services), and offers cutting-edge tank and vessel cleaning services (Industrial Field Services).
Eco Services’ experience in Sulfuric Acid dates back to the founding of the Stauffer Chemical Company in 1885 in San Francisco, California. Sulfuric Acid was a key product for the Stauffer Chemical Company for use in mining and industrial applications. In 1943, Stauffer Chemical was a pioneer in Sulfuric Acid regeneration technology to support critical aviation gasoline production for the WWII effort.
Today, the 520 employees of Eco Services operate 8 Sulfuric Acid units across the United States with a combined Sulfuric Acid production capability of 3.8 Million short tons per year. We proudly service our customers based on the following principles:
Our supply and services are critical to our customers, Eco Services will always deliver.
Dynamic Supply Chain Management
Eco Services utilizes customized supply chain software and constant customer communication to ensure the most efficient delivery of supply and services.
Superior Health, Safety, and Environmental Performance
Eco Services maintains the highest standards in the industry for the production, handling, and delivery of Sulfuric Acid.
ECO Services History
- 1885 Stauffer Chemical is founded by John Stauffer in San Francisco. Sulfuric acid is a key product
- 1916 Houston plant founded as the Texas Chemical Co.
- 1943 Stauffer pioneers new technology for regenerating Sulfuric Acid from previously unusable spent acid sludges. Numerous units on-line at all locations by the late 1950’s
- 1967 Stauffer builds the worlds largest Sulfuric Acid plant (at the time) at Manchester
- 1969 New Sulfuric Acid Regeneration plants built at Baton Rouge and Martinez
- 1987 Rhone-Poulenc acquires Stauffer Chemical
- 1990 New Sulfuric Acid Regeneration Unit built at Dominguez, CA
- 1998 Rhodia formed from Rhone-Poulenc
- 2011 Rhodia acquired by Solvay
On December 1, 2014, affiliates of CCMP Capital completed the acquisition of Eco Services from Solvay.
ECO Services Market Leader
A – Portland, OR: Virgin Acid Terminal / Aluminum Sulfate Production
B – Martinez, CA: Rail and Truck / Acid Regeneration / Virgin Sulfuric Acid
C – Dominguez, CA: Rail and Truck / Acid Regeneration / Virgin Sulfuric Acid / Aluminum Sulfate Production / Treatment Services
D – Hammond, IN: Rail & Truck / Acid Regeneration / Virgin Sulfuric Acid / Treatment Services
E – Houston, TX: Barge, Rail, & Truck / Acid Regeneration / Virgin Sulfuric Acid / Treatment Services
F – Baytown, TX: Barge, Rail, & Truck / Acid Regeneration / Virgin Sulfuric Acid / Treatment Services
G – Baton Rouge, LA: Barge, Rail, & Truck / Acid Regeneration / Virgin Sulfuric Acid / Treatment Services