Nippon Chemical Texas Inc.

(NCTI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of ENEOS Corporation.

NCTI was originally formed in 1989 (as Nisseki) to manufacture specialty chemicals utilizing proprietary technology developed by ENEOS.

Onsite there are two production units of ENB (Ethylidene Norbornene) & SAS (Specialty Aromatic Solvent) within the specialty chemical division under ENEOS Corporation.

The first specialty chemical business within NCTI is SAS (Specialty Aromatic Solvents), located on the Pasadena Texas site. SAS’s product line is globally recognized in the markets they serve, the products include; high voltage capacitor fluid, heat transfer fluid, compressor wash oil, carbonless copy paper solvent, flame retardant solvents, solvents for fertilizer and insecticide applications, low odor/ low VOC formulary solvent applications, and proprietary chemistries that solve unmet needs of the customer. Please follow the links on this page for more information about our SAS product or contact our commercial group here.

The second specialty chemical business onsite is ENB (Ethylidene Norbornene). A process for the manufacture of Ethylidene Norbornene (ENB) was developed in the 1970’s by our parent company (ENEOS). This proprietary process is used at a plant located in Kashima, Japan and two operating units in our Pasadena, TX facility (started in 2003 and 2007).

ENB is primarily used as a Co-Monomer in the production of certain grades of EPDM rubber. Please follow the links on this page for more information about our ENB product or co-products or contact our commercial group here.

NCTI and its employees are dedicated to providing outstanding products and services to our customers and to being a respected neighbor and active partner in our community.

NCTI is a member of the Bay Area Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), East Harris County Manufacturers Association (EHCMA), Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, Bay Area Community Advisory Panel (BayCap), and a longtime supporter of Armand Bayou Nature Center.

Market and Solutions

Specialty Aromatic Solvents

Safety is one of the highest priorities within Industriel.


We produce tools to help manufacturers become more sustainable.

Custom Chemicals

Identify waste and model factory resource flows.

CoProduct Streams

Research and decision sciences papers on sustainability and green industry.

Parent Company

ENEOS is the number one Japanese petroleum company. Its businesses include the exploration, importation, and refining of crude oil; the manufacture and sale of petroleum products, including fuels and lubricants; and other energy-related activities. It is the largest oil company in Japan, and it has been expanding its operations in other countries.