ELEKEIROZ is a Brazilian company present in the Chemical area for more than a century. The company was founded as Queiroz Moura & Cia. in 1894 as a manipulation laboratory of vegetal extracts-based products; one of its participants was the pharmacist Luiz Pinto de Queiroz. Such company became, in 1909, a statutory partnership association - L. Queiroz- and built in Sao Paulo the very first Sulphuric Acid plant in Latin America. The current name Elekeiroz S.A. was originated from Sociedade Anônima Produtos Químicos L. Queiroz Corporation, previous company situation since 1912.