Zochem, part of the Horsehead Corporation (ZINC:NASDAQ), is the largest producer of high quality zinc oxide in North America. Established in 1933 and located in Brampton Ontario since 1974 we produce all grades of zinc oxide for every industry in various packages. Zochem efficiently manufactures only French Process zinc oxide from SHG zinc resulting in the most consistent quality and highest purity. Lastly, our superior support and service ensures we are: Delivering the expected, Effortlessly!

Product Line

With a complete line of zinc oxide grades, Zochem is able to service the needs of most industries; including rubber products, chemicals, ceramics, coatings, pharmaceuticals and agriculture.

Using Special High Grade Zinc, we produce the highest quality zinc oxide. Our grades are available in a wide range of surface areas, as well as surface treated and pelletized versions.

Global Distribution & Service

In order to provide each of our customers with superior service, we have established a network of distributors and warehouse facilities in virtually every major center throughout the United States and Canada. Zochem also services global markets directly or through distributors; with added emphasis on the coatings, ceramic, pharmaceutical, specialty chemical and rubber industries.

Our carriers are carefully screened and selected to ensure they meet our criteria for: courteous service, on-time delivery, security, safety and competitive rates. We are capable of meeting all international shipping and packaging requirements.


We offer our product in a variety of packaged forms; from traditional Kraft bags to returnable super sacs; from fiber drums to low melt batch inclusion bags. We also offer a variety of both non-returnable and returnable pallets.

ISO Registrations

Our customers, employees, community and the environment are considered vital to our operation.
Zochem is, thus, proud to maintain registration under the following standards:

  • Quality - ISO 9001:2008
  • Health and Safety - OHSAS 18001:2007
  • Environment - ISO 14001:2004

Industries We Serve

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