About Us

A LEADER IN INDUSTRIAL AND AGRICULTURAL MARKETS

Since 1983

Interoceanic Corporation has cultivated a solid network and operational capacity spanning over three decades of domestic and international exposure. Combining our global market experience and service-first philosophy, we've helped our customers grow since 1983.

The IOC family of companies is always growing. Rooted in industry traditions, our business is grounded in excellent service. At the same time, our entrepreneurial spirit propels the scope of our capabilities. Our continual efforts to grow have resulted in success for both the IOC family and our valued customers.

IOC expanded from international fertilizer distribution to offer widespread domestic capabilities. In 2016, we added proprietary fertilizer and chemical production and acquired barge and railcar fleets. The IOC family of companies now includes PCI, Chimico Rail, ,Chimico Logistics, Rapid Plant Nutrients, & Spring Valley.

HISTORY

Explore our great company history

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Interoceanic Corporation
Export & Import
Barge Marketing
Warehousing
Ammonium Sulfate Distribution
Phosphate Distribution
PCI Nitrogen
Procurement & Industrial Marketing
Protecting Domestic Interests
Chimico Logistics
Chimico Rail
Rapid Plant Nutrients
Spring Valley USA

Interoceanic Corporation

1983

IOC was established in 1983 as a fertilizer marketer. The company’s industry expertise and reliability accelerated IOC’s tremendous growth.

 

Export & Import

IOC initially participated in the United States Phosphates export market. With keen market intelligence and reliable logistics, the company established a reputation for itself as a prudent partner in the industry. With this support, IOC expanded into other fertilizer products, such as UAN & Urea.

Barge Marketing

 

Providing bulk fertilizer into the American Heartland. Effectively and Strategically

 

Warehousing

Providing product consistency throughout the year by strategically place long term storage facilities accessible by Port and Rail.

Ammonium Sulfate Distribution

IOC becomes the exclusive marketer and distributor for a major ammonium sulfate producer.

Phosphate Distribution

IOC becomes the exclusive marketer for the domestic production of phosphates in the United States for a major U.S. phosphate producer

PCI Nitrogen

2016

 

An IOC affliliate acquires PCI Nitrogen, a industrial chemical plant that produces Ammonium PolyPhosphate, Ammonium Sulfate, Ammonium ThioSulfate, Sulfuric Acid, UAN, located in Pasadena,TX

Procurement & Industrial Marketing

IOC enters into the procurement of raw materials for PCI Nitrogen. Establishing a footprint in new markets.

Protecting Domestic Interests

PCI Nitrogen & other ammonium sulfate producers successfully filed an anti-dumping case with the ITC regarding China dumping their excess ammonium sulfate into the US markets.

Chimico Logistics

2017

 

IOC establishes an affiliate company to procure logistical assets.Chimico Logistics is established and its first purchase is an ammonia barge; one of only 33 available in the domestic U.S. at the time.

Chimico Rail

2018

 

IOC establishes an affiliated company in part of a logistical expansion. Initially acquiring 25 Sulfuric Acid Railcars to expand its fleet by over 450+ cars within two years.

Rapid Plant Nutrients

2021

Rapid Plant Nutrients was established to service the retail side of the fertilizer market. RPN currently services a large national retailer with their commodity fertilizer business.

Spring Valley USA

2022

 

Interoceanic Corporation has acquired Spring Valley USA, a leading manufacturer of fertilizers for the professional green industry.

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