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Think Zinc Oxide for Health in Agriculture

08.24.21 -

Ask someone what they know about zinc oxide (ZnO) and chances are they’ll talk about sunblock or perhaps medicated creams. But as we know, ZnO is so much more! In fact, it’s used for so many purposes that even a chemist is unlikely to know about all of them. Today we are going to discuss […]

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Meet Members of Zochem’s Operational Excellence Team

07.22.21 -

Two Strategic Facilities, One Common Goal. Our two manufacturing facilities in Dickson, Tennessee, and Brampton, Ontario are the engines that drive the business. These two strategically located plants operate in harmony to produce the industry’s highest quality zinc oxide products for customers worldwide. Zochem’s senior management team holds themselves accountable to meet corporate goals including […]

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A deep dive into Zochem’s USP/FDA-approved products.

07.8.21 -

As an extension of Zochem’s industry-leading health, safety, and wellness culture, Zochem offers four different USP or FDA-approved zinc oxide products for every need. If you use zinc oxide in any manufacturing process, you may wonder about what makes these products different from other Zochem zinc oxide products. USP (United States Pharmacopeia) is a nonprofit […]

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Zochem Sales Managers

When is a sales team more than a sales team?

07.1.21 -

We’ve all had the experience of dealing with companies that have pushy sales reps who are more interested in getting you to buy anything, rather than helping you to fulfil your needs. If you’re already a Zochem customer, you know that’s not the way we operate! If you have questions about zinc oxide, no matter how […]

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Safety Secures Zochem Dream Team’s Starting Line-up: Over 9 Years of Winning!

06.2.21 -

The one element that is consistent with Zochem’s team members at our facilities in the U.S. and Canada is that they expect to see each other every day in a safe environment.  Just as important, our team expects to win every day because the starting line-up is on the floor! A ZERO-injury environment carried out […]

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ZOCHEM RECOGNIZED WITH “BEST IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AWARD”

05.12.21 -

Zochem has received the Brampton Board of Trade (BBOT) “Award of Excellence in the category of Advanced Manufacturing” for 2021. This is an especially significant award in that, according to the BBOT, “Advanced Manufacturing is the largest industry by employment in Brampton, accounting for almost 25% of Brampton’s workforce.” The BBOT observed that Zochem “has […]

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Zochem Continually Improves 325 Mesh Retains in Zinc Oxide

05.4.21 -

An important specification parameter in the determination of zinc oxide (ZnO) quality is the 325 mesh or 44 micron (µm) sieve test. Testing for oversized zinc oxide particles is accomplished by passing the powder through a screen that has openings precisely calibrated in microns. Figure 1 below shows a 325 U.S. mesh sieve. Each square […]

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Zochem Gives a Green Light to More Green Advancements.

04.20.21 -

A fundamental principle of Zochem’s ISO 14001 facilities in Brampton, Ontario, and Dickson, Tennessee is to maximize their knowledge through “kaizen” (continuous improvement) activities with a focus on how to minimize their overall carbon footprint. As a strong supporter of environmental sustainability, Zochem’s North American operations consist of large-scale muffle furnaces, which are used to […]

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Zochem ramps up charitable contributions

Zochem Ramps Up Charitable Contributions During this Time of Need.

04.19.21 -

As we continue to practice the fundamental values that make Zochem and its employees industry leaders in zinc oxide manufacturing, a pivot towards enhanced contributions to those in need has been top-of-mind amongst the entire organization. As the economy continues to work towards recovery in North America, Zochem has increased its time and monetary  for […]

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New Zochem Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Administration

04.12.21 -

With great pleasure, Zochem is delighted to announce that Ken Williams has joined the Senior Management Team as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Administration. Ken comes to Zochem as an accomplished financial executive with 20+ years of experience in financial management and process optimization.  In addition, Ken will be leading Zochem’s Human Resources […]

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The Inside Story of the Industry’s Highest QC Standards for Zinc Oxide.

03.31.21 -

Zochem customers have come to appreciate the quality and consistency of our products, but did you ever wonder how we maintain such tight standards? Certainly, our state-of-the-art manufacturing and packaging technologies are major contributors. However, there is another critical part of our processes that hasn’t received a lot of attention, our QC labs. Mona Ghanam […]

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Zochem Names Univar Solutions as Distributor of The Year

02.19.21 -

Zochem has awarded Univar Solutions Inc. (“Univar Solutions”) its Distributor of the Year Award for 2020.  Univar Solutions has been a Zochem distribution partner for over 20 years and has earned this award for going above and beyond Zochem’s expectations for sales growth and customer service. Ed Smith, Zochem Vice President of Sales & Marketing, […]

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