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Established in 1964, Foresa is mainly dedicated to the production of Formaldehyde and Adhesives.

It currently comprises production sites in Spain, Portugal and France.

Our commitment toward innovation and our vast expertise in the chemical sector serve to endorse us as strategic collaborators of our customers.

Our History

1964
Foundation of FORESA

Industrias Químicas del Carbono and Tafisa found FORESA (FOrmol + REsinas SA)

1966
First manufacture of formaldehyde

Plant installed for what is currently Perstorp. It was its first worldwide license for the manufacturing of 55% formaldehyde

1983
FINSA is created

Finsa acquires 50% of Foresa, acquiring 100% in 2001

1996
Foresa acquires Bresfor

Foresa acquires Bresfor (Hoechst Group) in Portugal.

2006
Foresa acquired Azko plant

Foresa acquires the Azko Nobel plant in France, currently Foresa France

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