Industry needs raw materials. We trade them.

RÜTGERS is not only one of the leading producers of tar-derived base chemicals in the world but, with its subsidiary RÜTGERS ChemTrade in Duisburg, is also a highly specialised, globally operating, trading partner for many customers in the fertiliser, mineral and aluminium industries; also for integrated smelting plants, steel works, foundries, distilleries, petroleum refineries and carbon black producers Our product range includes coal by-products and aromatics – of which crude benzene is of special role – It also includes chemical products such as acids, bases, sulphates, dyes and pigments.

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Based at the RÜTGERS site in Duisburg, the RÜTGERS ChemTrade team is active throughout the world, securing raw materials supplies, making contacts, cultivating networks and serving the markets. 

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In 2009, RÜTGERS opened a representation office in Shanghai to best serve our customers in the Asian market. The Chief Representation Office in the Chinese metropolis coordinates and supports the activities of the Basic Aromatics, Resins & Modifiers and Trading business lines and is always available to our customers as a point of contact. 

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Our services

  • Secure deliveries
  • High storage capacities
  • Consistant product quality

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Duisburg, RÜTGERS ChemTrade GmbH
Fon +49 203 4296-02
Fax +49 203 4296-464

RÜTGERS Germany, Representation Office Shanghai

Fon +86 21 51785018
Fax +86 21 51751551