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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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2021 Message from our President & C.E.O.

01.27.21 -

We are privileged to have you as part of our valuable network and are delighted that we have created a forum to share with you the progress, activities, and actions taken by Zochem as we strive to be the industry leader in zinc oxide products. As we have moved into 2021 from a challenging and […]

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Safety, Wellness, and Giving – How Zochem has spent its 2020

01.11.21 -

2020 has been a year of challenges, learning, and opportunities. Zochem has taken the initiative to strengthen and fortify its place within its community, as both a valued employer and contributor to local business and causes. With manufacturing facilities in Dickson, TN USA, and Brampton, Ont, Canada, this multinational zinc oxide manufacturer has worked to continuously improve […]

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WINS TRADE ASSOCIATION PLANT SAFETY AWARD

12.11.20 -

Dickson, TN – Zochem, a leading North American manufacturer of zinc oxide powder and pellets, announced that for the second consecutive year, it has been recognized by the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers (ARPM) with its “Gold Safety Award” for plant safety. The prestigious Safety Awards Program recognizes safety in the rubber manufacturing industry by […]

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USTMA supports research into use of scrap tires in asphalt

12.8.20 -

JIM JOHNSON  Rubber & Plastics News WASHINGTON—A new research project wants to help determine the environmental impacts and benefits of using recycled tire rubber in asphalt. The work to advance use of ground tire rubber is being backed by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association and The Ray, a non-profit that calls itself a “a proving ground […]

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Health, safety focuses allow Zochem employees to thrive

12.1.20 -

By Jennifer Karpus-Romain Rubber & Plastics News Correspondent DICKSON, Tenn.—At the forefront of Zochem L.L.C.’s work culture is the health and safety of its 80 employees throughout two facilities. This mindset has allowed the global supplier of zinc oxide, a key material used in rubber, plastic, glass and many other applications, to pivot through evolving […]

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