Background

Since the very beginning our highest aim has been the continuous improvement of our functions, goals and objectives by getting high quality raw materials, giving good service to our clients and anticipating market trends.

CSM Chronology

1949
The background starts in Monterrey Nuevo Leon México. Since the beginning the company produced zinc oxide and dust.
1964
CSM began manufacturing Zinc Calcium and Aluminum Stearates.
1965
CSM diversified its product line by acquiring a local barium chemicals manufacturer.
1974
The merger of this created “Sales y Óxidos (SYOSA)”.
1978.
The situation of the company allowed the entrance of a new group of local investors.
1984
The company developed its own know how to manufacture strontium carbonate which had an important increasing market as a specialty glass ingredient.
1985
Church & Dwight (Arm & Hammer) acquired 49% of the SYOSA stocks. The production increased 5 times in 4 years.
1989
Church & Dwight sold its share to the German manufactured Kalie Chemie (Solvay).
1990
Solvay increased their SYOSA stocks from 49% to 75%.
1994
There was a firm split, creating two different companies: Corporación Sierra Madre was funded as a 100% Mexican company to handle the metallic soap production, and the Belgian conglomerate Solvay wholly acquired SYOSA.
1995
CSM started exporting to Center and South America, and later to the U.S.A.
2004
CSM started manufacturing Blends (additives to processing polyolefines).
2006
CSM became certified in ISO 9001-2000 as “Development and manufacture of chemical specialties and additives as well as the commercialization of other related chemical products.”
2006
CSM started manufacturing Lubricant agents for PVC pipes extrusion and polymers manufacturing.
2007
CSM began manufacturing one pack for the PVC pipe extrusion
2009
CSM became NSF certify
2012
CSM began manufacturing polyethylene oxidized wax and calcium zinc stabilizers.
2013
CSM began manufacturing paraffin blends for the PVC pipe extrusion.
2014
CSM develops new Lubricant Packages.
2015
CSM develops Feed Grade Calcium Stearate.
2016
CSM develops new Blends for the Polyolefin Industry.
2017
CSM began manufacturing Lithium Stearate.
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