Calumet announces opening of Calumet Specialty Oils de Mexico

Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P., a leading independent producer of specialty hydrocarbon and fuel products based in Indianapolis, Ind., U.S.A., announced the opening of Calumet Specialty Oils de Mexico, S. DE R.L. de C.V.

Based out of Huixquilucan, Estado de Mexico, Calumet Specialty Oils de Mexico provides Calumet’s global customers with access to bulk products through terminals in Jalisco, Nuevo Leon and Distrito Federal (Mexico City), as well as packaged products from the warehouse in Tlalnepantla, north of Mexico City.

“We are excited by the potential opportunities stemming from this facility in Mexico and look forward to expanding our excellent product offering to the Latin American and South American markets,” said Harji Gill, Calumet’s vice president of International sales.

“This new facility will provide us with a strategically located facility capable of serving current and prospective customers in Latin America, furthering our commitment to grow on a global scale.”

Calumet is currently operating a 19-acre, state-of-the-art distribution center (CEDIS) open 24 hours a day and is located within the gated Ferrovalle rail terminal complex. This distribution center is serviced by all three major railroads: Kansas City Southern (Mexico) (KCSM), Ferromex and Ferrosur and also provides extensive drumming capabilities and transloading services.

Through its Mexico facility, Calumet will offer a wide range of products to customers in Mexico and Latin American markets. The initial product focus will include base oils, transformer oils, waxes, white mineral oils, petrolatum, and other specialty hydrocarbon fluids, such as solvents.