About Us



JBC is Jordan’s first and only producer and manufacturer of bromine and bromine derivatives. Established in January 1999, the Company is a joint venture between the Arab Potash Company and Albemarle Holdings LTD, a 100% affiliate of Albemarle Corporation.

Registered as a private Free Zone Establishment in Safi, located in the southeast area of the Dead Sea, Jordan in June 2000. JBC employs over 350 people and is the first Jordanian company to become IMDG, ADR & IATA certified.

Since inception, the Company has successfully established sales in more than 30 countries worldwide. Also, it is the first company of its kind in Jordan to become an authorized exporter to Europe, putting in Jordan’s spotlight.

We are the medium that ensures that other products are safer, more resilient, cleaner and more efficient. By engineering chemical solutions and deploying our products to diverse industries and sectors that include agriculture, construction, pharmaceuticals, electronics, cosmetics, food production and processing, textiles and plastics among others; we successfully contribute to global markets. With a solid base of first-class facilities, resources and expertise, JBC has the capacity to meet the rising needs of customers across the globe, and we constantly strive to enhance our key role as a leading producer of bromine and bromine derivatives, expanding our potential and outreach to better serve our customers.

Our Philosophy 

At JBC, we go by a philosophy of embracing a purposeful approach in our work and in everything we do. We constantly strive to put our customers at the forefront of our minds and innovations, and we are driven by a commitment to provide quality products, competitive prices and efficient service, because at the end of the day we are as good as our customers think we are. Above all, we commit to demonstrating courtesy, respect and cooperation at all times across our business practices and processes.

We strive to:

Attract and retain talented, motivated and productive employees, who share our passion and are committed to our long-term goals.

Cause no harm or damage to our people, the environment and communities at large.

Build strong relationships with communities where we work and improve the socioeconomic well-being of their citizens.

Maximize long-term shareholder value.

Be the supplier of choice to the markets we serve.


JBC expansion to its current TBBPA facilities goes into operation in 2017

PETRA expansion project to expand JBC current production facilities goes into operation in 2011

JBC received IMDG, ADR & IATA certification in 2005.

JBC Chlorine plant goes into operation in 2005.

JBC CP 2000 plant goes into operation in 2004.

JBC became an authorized exporter of bromine and its bromine derivatives to Europe in 2003.

JBC HBr and CaBr/NaBr plants go into operation in 2003.

JBC Bromine Plant goes into operation in 2002.

JBC was registered as a private Free Zone Establishment in Safi in the Southeast of Jordan in June 2000.

JBC was established in January 1999 as a joint venture between the Arab Potash Company and Albemarle Holdings.