The Plaza Group Named a Top International Chemical Distributor

Leading international petrochemical marketing firm, The Plaza Group, was named a top international chemical distributor by ICIS.

Houston, TX, October 20, 2010 --( ICIS Chemical Business has named The Plaza Group, a leading international petrochemical marketing firm, as one of the 2010 Top 100 Chemical Distributors.

The ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors is a listing of the world’s leading companies serving buyers of chemicals based on 2009 sales. It also includes a separate listing of regional leaders in North America. The Plaza Group was ranked 64 globally and 22 among North American leaders.

“The Plaza Group is honored to be ranked among the world’s leading chemical distributors,” said Randy Velarde, The Plaza Group president. “We strive to be a dynamic petrochemical distribution partner and remain focused on providing superior service, pricing and industry expertise for our suppliers and customers. The Plaza Group’s expansion into Latin America with a new Panama City office is a recent example of our dedication to expanding our global network.”

ICIS Chemical Business assumed responsibility for developing the industry’s annual list of Top 100 Chemical Distributors from Purchasing magazine, which is no longer in publication, and has expanded the list to a global ranking.

The Plaza Group
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Houston, The Plaza Group is a multi-million dollar international marketing company of refinery and petrochemical products. The company is a marketer of certain chemical products for Blue Island Phenol LLC, Husky Oil, Frontier Oil, Georgia Gulf, Haltermann, Mitsui, PDVSA, Polimeri Europa, Sabic Innovative Plastics, Sumitomo and Total Petrochemicals. For orders call (800) 876-3738 or visit the company’s web site at

The Plaza Group
Kayleigh Fitch
440.333.0001 ext. 105