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Category: ZNO News

Zochem Ramps Up Charitable Contributions During this Time of Need.

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 […]


New Zochem Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Administration

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 […]


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

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 […]


Zochem Names Univar Solutions as Distributor of The Year

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, […]


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

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 […]


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

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 […]


WINS TRADE ASSOCIATION PLANT SAFETY AWARD

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 […]


USTMA supports research into use of scrap tires in asphalt

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 […]


Health, safety focuses allow Zochem employees to thrive

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 […]


ZOCHEM ELEVATES MOHIT SHARMA TO PRESIDENT

Dickson, TN – November 9, 2020 Zochem announced that effective November 15th, Mohit Sharma will take over as president of Zochem. Sharma was previously general manager and is based at the company’s Brampton, Ontario, Canada plant. In announcing the promotion, current President, Ron Crittendon said, “Mo is the right manager to lead Zochem as its […]


Zinc Oxide Prices Rise

Dickson, TN – Zochem has announced that prices for all grades of zinc oxide will increase 3 to 5%. The price increase will not affect customers currently under contract with the company. Zochem is notifying customers of the change, which will go into effect for all new orders placed, effective October 15, 2020. The increase […]


California Sees Zinc As Likely Successor To Lithium-Ion In Energy Storage

Jeff McMahon Senior Contributor Green Tech From Chicago, I write about climate change, green technology, energy. California officials expect zinc energy-storage technologies to help the state attain 100-percent clean energy by 2045, proving cheaper and safer than lithium-ion while holding a charge longer. “Some of them are looking for 25 to 50 hours of storage,” […]