Basic Chemical Industries Co. engages in the manufacture of hydrochloric acid, caustic soda, chlorine gas, sodium hypochlorite, and other chemicals. It operates through Chemicals, and Adhesives and Other Materials segments. The Chemicals segment manufactures and sells industrial chemicals, such as hydrochloric acid, caustic soda, chlorine gas, sodium hypochlorite, and polyurethane chemicals. The Adhesives and Other Materials segment manufactures and sells ferric chloride, hot and colt melt adhesives, and sulfuric acid. The firm is also involved in the purchase, formulation, processing, import, export, marketing, distribution, and acting as an agent for the sale of its products. The company was founded by Mohanna Abdul Aziz Al-Moaibed on February 1, 1973 and is headquartered in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.