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Category: ZNO News

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

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 […]


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

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 […]


Zinc Found to Play an Important Role in Lung Fibrosis

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 […]


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

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 […]


A welcoming and inclusive “Dream Team” at Zochem

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 […]


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

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 […]


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

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 […]


Zochem’s 2022 Charge!

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 […]


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

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 […]


Giving People within our Communities Happier Holidays

Zochem is well known as the zinc oxide industry leader for technological advancements in our production processes. This is especially true of our efforts to obtain exemplary safety milestones, along with complimentary quality feedback from the voice of our customer. We’ve invested more than $60 million in the last decade on new building and equipment. […]


10+ years without a lost-time injury.

Zochem North Plant Manager Shahram Mehdian just announced that the plant has passed 10 years without a lost-time injury. And the newer Zochem South plant is well over the seven-year mark. Safety is an integral part of the culture at Zochem. Our team has done a great job of keeping everyone safe and has a […]


ZOCHEM NAMED AS 2021 RUBBER NEWS’ BEST PLACES TO WORK

For a second consecutive year, Zochem has been named among the best as one of Rubber News’ Best Places to Work.  Zochem is honored to have been given this prestigious acknowledgment. The company is proud to share the award with our hardworking employees who provided positive feedback which we will continue to build on.   […]