ERCO worker reviewing plans.ERCO Worldwide is a successful, growth-oriented organization with global reach and a proud history of experience and innovation, including numerous patents. Our products are ingredients in, or serve as inputs for, manufacturing tens of thousands of products used by virtually every industry, business, household and person, from vitamins to fertilizers to cancer treatments.

We are a leading producer and provider of specialized inorganic industrial chemicals. We are also the preeminent developer and supplier of Chlorine dioxide production technology—the environmentally-preferred method for bleaching wood pulp and disinfecting water.

ERCO’s products deliver results like clean, safe potable water; environmentally friendly de-icing of runways; and sustainable bleaching of pulp for papermaking.

Key Products

  • Sodium chlorate
  • Chlorine dioxide
  • Sodium chlorite
  • Chlorine
  • Caustic soda
  • Hydrochloric acid
  • Potassium hydroxide
  • Hydrogen 

Our Vision is to be a leader in delivering innovative and sustainable chemical solutions that improve lives and the health of our planet.

Total Customer Value

We are deeply tied to our customers, the industries we serve, our employees, and the communities in which we operate across North America and South America. ERCO is dedicated to exceeding expectations and providing every customer with total value. We don’t just supply “a product in a container”, we help customers in getting the best use of our products to optimize their operations. We are a problem-solver and a value-provider.

Our subsidiary, International Dioxcide, Inc., adds to our expertise and product line in the areas of water purification and treatment.

ERCO’s production facilities use proven and safe manufacturing processes and are located close to major rail terminals and reliable suppliers of raw materials. We are experts in the safe handling and transport of all our products to customers worldwide.

At ERCO, our strength is our technical expertise. Our strategy is leveraging that expertise to help customers solve complex issues. We help our customers by:

  • Assisting them with the safe and reliable operation of their chemical processes;
  • Reducing their cost of bleaching;
  • Training operators and technical staff;
  • Solving complex supply chain issues; and
  • Providing reliable and high-quality products.
Key Attributes

ERCO is an ethical company that operates with consistency and integrity. We are a founding member of Responsible Care® and have an outstanding track record of safety and environmental protection. Our key attributes are:

  • Commitment
  • Continuous improvement
  • Expertise
  • Depth of knowledge
  • Strong culture
  • Strength of relationships
  • Customer loyalty
  • Innovation over a long period
  • Financial strength
  • Quality
  • Safety
  • Sustainability
  • Environmental protection
  • High technical standards
  • Highly trained and loyal employees
  • Strong connections to communities

You can read ERCO’s Vision, Mission and Brand Values here.

The ERCO Team

ERCO Worldwide comprises of a dedicated team of nearly 600 knowledgeable and highly trained professionals, technical specialists, scientists, tradespeople and managers. The company is led by a highly experienced, expert and committed management team. We value our employees; offer a good place to work and build a career; and provide well-paying, steady jobs in the communities in which we operate.

Business Overview

ERCO serves diversified end products and markets.