GADOT is a leader in the field of management and operations in the chemical value chain.
The integrated service offering of the group includes the full range of services from manufacturing & sourcing to marketing & sales of bulk and packed chemicals, oils, lubricants, fuel additives and other materials for various industries.
GADOTs logistics divisions operate tank terminals, warehouses, packaging & filling lines and fleets of chemical tankers, road tankers & trucks. With its extensive network of own facilities and reliable partners the Group offers sophisticated international supply chain & logistics solutions.
GADOT was established in 1959 by the Johananoff family. Since 2014, Gadot has been owned by Tene Investment Funds. The company’s divisions commit to deliver excellence along the chemical value chain.
Sales and Distribution Division
The division imports and distributes chemicals to a wide range of industries in Israel, including the food, chemical, pharmaceuticals, fertilizers, textiles, plastics, electronics, construction, detergents, cosmetics, and high-tech industries.
• Commodities, especially solvents
• Specialties – representing the world’s leading chemical companies
• Inorganic chemicals
• Consumables for laboratory research.
The division operates the storage and distribution array in Israel through operational subdivisions, including: two chemical terminals with up to 140 tanks and a storage capacity of 65,000 m³, a filling, packaging and distribution site, an analytical laboratory, and a transport fleet of chemical tankers and distribution trucks, serving a wide range of industrial customers in various fields, and transporting some 500 thousand tons of chemicals annually, including hazardous materials, oils, fuel, and other products. The division also includes the VLS group, which stores chemicals and other products throughout Europe, and is the owner of a warehousing network in Belgium and Germany. In 2010, VLS purchased a chemical terminal at the port of Ghent, Belgium, with a total capacity of 100,000 m³, including 40% recently-built tanks for the safe storage and handling of classified and non-classified materials.
The marine division is engaged in the marine transport of bulk chemicals and other liquids. Chemship B.V., located in the Netherlands, manages and operates a fleet of 10 of the most modern and advanced chemical tankers in the world, all equipped with stainless steel tanks. The company regularly operates lines from Northern Europe to North America and to the eastern Mediterranean.