Zochem News

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Meet Bob Keys, our head of Health, Safety, & Environmental Compliance

09.14.22 -

Bob Keys joined the Zochem Dream Team in February of 2022 after working for Purity Zinc and U.S. Zinc for the past 8 years.  Along with his process engineering duties, he is also responsible for Zochem South’s Health, Safety, & Environmental compliance efforts. (Previously managed by John Stourac, who recently retired.) That includes maintaining the […]

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ARPM 2022 Safety Award

Zochem North earns ARPM Gold Achievement Safety Award

08.2.22 -

For a fifth consecutive year, Zochem ULC (North) has earned an important safety award from the  Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers (ARPM). The AEOM Gold Achievement Safety Award for 2022 was in recognition, not only of the facility’s flawless safety record but in its highly dedicated safety program. Every team member in the facility actively […]

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Zochem tee’s off in support of families living in need.

06.21.22 -

Always ready to help with a good cause, Zochem was a sponsor of a golf tournament to support “Teeing off for a Miracle,” a fundraiser for the Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation (TJSF) in the Greater Toronto Area.  Zochem attendees were (pictured) Plant Manager Shahram Mehdian and Maintenance Supervisor Juvenal Wachira. Proceeds from the golf tournament […]

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Zochem teams up with the Promise Land Historic Site to prep for charity event.

06.16.22 -

Zochem team members are always ready to dive in to help a good cause. In advance of a music festival held at the Promise Land Historic Site (Charlotte, TN) Zochem employees painted outdoor facilities and did other general maintenance. Zochem was  the title sponsor of their annual Music and Arts festival. Sy Smith headlined the 2022 […]

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Zinc Found to Play an Important Role in Lung Fibrosis

06.10.22 -

Cedars-Sinai Research Shows Targeting a Newly Identified Molecular Pathway With a Common Mineral Could Help Reverse Lung Damage in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients Investigators from the Women’s Guild Lung Institute at Cedars-Sinai have discovered that zinc, a common mineral, may reverse lung damage and improve survival for patients with a deadly age-related condition known as idiopathic pulmonary […]

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New book follows an inquisitive child who learns about an important chemical.

05.17.22 -

Most adults take for granted the products they use every day. Whether it grows on a farm, is created in a factory, or exists in the natural world, availability and accessibility surpass explanation and need to know. Inquisitive children, however, want to understand more. Learn alongside your child as the relatable character Zochy takes you […]

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A welcoming and inclusive “Dream Team” at Zochem

05.3.22 -

Did you know that Zochem’s Dream Team is comprised of a knowledgeable and welcoming group of just under 100 staff, representing 19 different countries of origin? This beautiful array of cultural backgrounds and understanding creates a warm and rewarding place to work with a tremendous knowledge base from a global perspective. The Zochem Dream Team has […]

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Rubber News Interview: Zochem sets sights on sustainable future with 4th furnace at Tenn. facility.

03.11.22 -

Mohit Sharma, Zochem president, was interviewed by Rubber News to outline the company’s plans for expansion using sustainable technology. With the Tennessee capacity expansion, Zochem will look to add different, more sustainable grades of zinc oxide and zinc sulfate to its portfolio, particularly in the agriculture space, where different forms of both compounds are used […]

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Zochem to Expand Zinc Oxide Capacity, Product Offerings…Focus on Sustainability

02.8.22 -

Zochem, an industry leader in the production of French process zinc oxide (ZnO), has announced that they will be expanding production capacity at their Dickson, TN facility. The company will be using its expertise to design and install a new state-of-the-art, low carbon, high-output muffle furnace. Some of the increased capacity will be devoted to […]

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Zochem’s 2022 Charge!

01.24.22 -

Together we are stronger, smarter, more resilient, and simply better.  If nothing else, the last 20+ months have taught us this.  Our continued focus on the customer, both internal and external, has allowed Zochem to remain the industry leader in zinc oxide while utilizing our agile structure to manage the ever-changing variables in our day-to-day […]

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Zochem joins Dickson, TN toy drive and makes a difference.

12.15.21 -

The Kringle’s Kids Toy Drive was a great success. In conjunction with the Dickson City Police Dept, WDKN, and 101.5, we were able to raise north of $21,000 in toys and contributions for the Dickson County Help Center. It takes a team effort, and we got just that from all the partners involved. Thank you to […]

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Zochem Names R.E. Carroll As Distributor of the Year

12.13.21 -

Dickson, TN, December 13, 2021—Zochem has named R.E. Carroll Inc. as its Distributor of the Year for 2021. R.E. Carroll has been a Zochem distribution partner since 2004 and has earned this award in recognition for their responsiveness and their exemplary work with Zochem customers. Ed Smith, Zochem Vice President of Sales & Marketing, announced […]

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