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  • Profile
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Key Facts

Founded 1927
Enterprize Class Multinational Group
Distributor Type Specialty
Ownership Ricardo Molina
Association Asociación Española del Comercio Químico
CEO Alejandro Molina

Ricardo Molina S.A. Unipersonal is a family business founded in 1927 and engaged in the distribution of specialty products, including chemicals and natural ingredients. Ricardo Molina’s scope of influence extends beyond its traditional markets of Spain and Portugal to now North and West African countries, to some areas of South America and to China.

Our strategy includes responses for our entire customer base in the form of successful and sustainable solutions. This is supported by our highly qualified team and our ability to deliver any product that could improve the competitiveness of our customers quickly, flexibly and efficiently. We always listen to our customers’ needs in order to come up with creative and innovative ways to meet any requirement that will allow them to go to market as efficiently as possible. We seek to convert weaknesses into market opportunities and improved competitiveness.

With a workforce of more than 70 people, our company is committed to a set of values: ethical behaviour, respect for people, teamwork, empowerment and innovation. These values are the framework for our entire way of working and give us the strength to move forward in our ongoing pursuit of excellence.

Ricardo Molina is associated to the LEL Group and it is also part of the AECQ (Spanish Chemical Distributors Association) where it currently occupies the President chair.


The company has a modern logistics centre in Montmeló (Barcelona), which is ideally placed to serve all of the group’s subsidiaries.

Affilations & Accreditations

Asociación Española del Comercio QuímicoISO9001


  • Adhesives, Sealants & Mastics
  • Agriculture
  • Building & Construction Products
  • Ceramics & Refractories
  • Coatings
  • Environmental
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Home Care
  • Industrial & Institutional
  • Laboratory Reagents
  • Metals & Alloys
  • Oil & Gas
  • Paper
  • Personal Care
  • Pharmaceuticals & Health
  • Plastics
  • Rubber
  • Textiles


  • Thickeners
  • Pigments
  • Carbon black
  • Titanium dioxide
  • Silica
  • Kaolin
  • Zinc powder
  • Resins
  • Waxes
  • Potassium carbonate
  • Sodium gluconate
  • Anti-Corrosion additives
  • Antistatic agents
  • Water repellents
  • Floculation agents
  • Precipitation agents
  • Rheology agents
  • Tannin blockers
  • Flame retardants
  • Catalysts
  • Defoamers
  • Resin emulsions
  • Levelling & Wetting agents
  • Softeners
  • Lubricants
  • Antioxidants
  • Adhesion promoters
  • Cosmetic ingredients
  • Skin & Hair Care actives
  • Surfactants
  • Nanotechnology
  • Pharma API’s.


  • AkzoNobel
  • Ashland
  • BASF
  • Borregaard
  • Eastman
  • FAR
  • Glanbia
  • Honeywell
  • Perstop
  • PQ Corporation
  • Vanderbilt

RICARDO MOLINA Group Locations

Regional Coverage

Algeria (DZ) RICARDO MOLINA ALGERIE, SARL, Zone Industrielle, Beni Hamidine Lot N° 66, 16220 Eucalyptus, Algeirs, Algeria
Côte d'Ivoire (CI) RICARDO MOLINA WEST ÁFRICA SUARL, Domaine Industriel de la Sodida, Lot 12, Dakar, Senegal
Mauritania (MR) RICARDO MOLINA WEST ÁFRICA SUARL, Domaine Industriel de la Sodida, Lot 12, Dakar, Senegal
Morocco (MA) RICARDO MOLINA MAROC SPECIALITES, SA, Route 110 (par Boulevard Chefchaouni), Lot Saadi nº 20, 3ème Etage, Q.Industrielle AIN SEBAÂ, 20600 Sidi Bernousi - Zenata, Casablanca, Morocco
Senegal (SN) RICARDO MOLINA WEST ÁFRICA SUARL, Domaine Industriel de la Sodida, Lot 12, Dakar, Senegal
Portugal (PT) RICARDO MOLINA SAU, Via Laietana, 19, 2º, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Spain (ES) RICARDO MOLINA SAU, Via Laietana, 19, 2º, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Latin America
Chile (CL) RICARDO MOLINA COLOMBIA SAS,Calle 125 # 19-89, oficina 502, Bogota, Colombia
Columbia (CO) RICARDO MOLINA COLOMBIA SAS, Calle 125 # 19-89, oficina 502, Bogota, Colombia