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Category: ZNO News

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,” […]


ZOCHEM INTRODUCES NEW CAPABILITIES AND APPLICATIONS BROCHURE

Zochem has just published a comprehensive new brochure on the company’s operation, capabilities, and product applications. The new 16-page brochure describes Zochem’s manufacturing facilities in the US and Canada and outlines typical applications for each product grade. The brochure takes a deep dive into ten different markets for zinc oxide, explaining how production processes and […]


Zinc-Based Immune-supporting Supplement Spray

According to the World Health Organization, using food availability data, it is estimated that zinc deficiency affects about one-third of the world’s population. As an essential mineral for cell growth and immune function, a deficiency in zinc can lead to a variety of health issues if left unaddressed. To help, Nutritional Brands, a natural ingredients […]


Zochem North Marks Long Run of Near-Perfect Zinc Oxide Quality

Brampton, Ontario, Canada—Zochem’s Brampton Ontario plant recently recognized its staff for achieving ten consecutive years of producing finished product that exceeded customer specifications greater than 99% of the time. This mark included not only standard grades of zinc oxide powder but custom grades as well. The ”Zochem North” team attributes the success of their in-spec […]


Zochem Fills a Critical Need During COVID-19 Emergency

Zochem is North America’s leading supplier of zinc oxide. While many people associate zinc oxide with sunscreens or as essential for the production of rubber products, it is also an important ingredient in pharmaceuticals, food additives, fertilizers, chemicals, plastics,  livestock feed, and many other applications. As such, businesses such as Zochem are categorized by the […]


Healthline Article Discusses Zinc Deficiency as a Health Problem

Zinc is distributed in trace amounts among the cells in your body, making it difficult to detect zinc deficiency through a simple blood test. If your doctor suspects a zinc deficiency, they will need to test your blood plasma for an accurate reading. Other tests for zinc deficiency include a urine test and an analysis […]