About ICL Phosphate Specialty \ Halox®

Our History

ICL Phosphate Specialty is a division of ICL Specialty Products Inc., one of ICL’s (Israel Chemicals Limited) core operating segments. ICL is a leading global specialty phosphate producer committed to fulfilling humanity’s ever-evolving needs.

Our HALOX® corrosion inhibitors were established in 1972 to meet regulatory, industry and customer demand for lead and chromate-free non-toxic pigments for corrosion resistant and tannin stain resistant coatings. For over 50 years, HALOX® corrosion inhibitors have provided the paint and coatings industry with innovative corrosion inhibiting solutions.

BK Ladenburg GmbH as a 100% subsidiary of Hoechst and sold to the ICL Group in 1996. After the merger with Giulini Chemie in 1987 to form BK Giulini Chemie GmbH & Co. OHG, the company was renamed in 2003 to today's legal entity BK Giulini GmbH. Since 2013, the plant has appeared under the group name as ICL Ladenburg. This product line includes the brands LOPON® and POLYRON®.

Our History

Custom Solutions for the Paint & Coatings Market

What started as a company designed to meet environmental regulatory requirements quickly evolved into a streamlined organization geared toward providing customized resolutions to our customers' wide and varied coatings needs. These resolutions, solidified through a corporate- wide philosophy lie at the core of our day-to-day operations and our client relationships.

ICL Phosphate Specialty Service involves every member of our team - from the sales and research & development to the people who package and ship your product. ICL Phosphate Specialty Quality extends far beyond the manufacture of your product. Our ability and willingness to anticipate and respond to your every need is a distinction that has earned us a quality reputation worldwide. ICL Phosphate Specialty Performance allows us to bring our experience, resources and strengths together to offer our customers products of exceptional performance, cost effectiveness and value for the short term and the long run.

For manufacturers who rely on quality coatings with long-term resistance to corrosion or tannin stain, our HALOX® corrosion inhibitors offer proven performance, proven corrosion and tannin stain protection and proven acceptability and protection of the world around us.

Custom Solutions

Responsibility, Sustainability, and Quality

As a responsible international supplier of specialty chemicals, ICL Phosphate Specialty is committed to advancing the principles of sustainability in the industries in which we operate. We incorporate quality, health, safety and environment management systems into all phases of the chemical life cycle, and pledge continuous improvement to provide the highest quality of products while protecting the safety of our people, our business partners, and the environment.

ICL Phosphate Specialty is ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and RC 14001 certified. We are committed to our Responsible Care initiatives and consistent with the Responsible Care® code of Product Stewardship. We remain fully engaged in the implementation of the European Union's Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals legislation (REACH). The impact it will have on the future availability of chemicals is of vital importance for ICL Phosphate Specialty, our customers and the entire global chemical industry.

Visit the ICL Group site for more information on our ICL Sustainability Strategy.

Responsibility & Quality