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Category: ZNO News

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 […]


Best Zinc Supplements

Online review site, BEST REVIEWS, has evaluated zinc tablets and made recommendations, listing their five best choices. Their top pick was Garden of Life, followed by Natures Way and others. You can read the full review at: Best Zinc Supplements.  The product expert at BEST REVIEWS evaluated 12 zinc supplements before making their recommendations. In […]


LA doctor seeing success with zinc and hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19

(KABC) — A Los Angeles doctor said he is seeing significant success in prescribing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in combination with zinc to treat patients with severe symptoms of COVID-19. Hydroxychloroquine has been touted as a possible treatment for COVID-19 by President Trump among others, but it remains controversial as some experts believe it is unproven and may […]


Zochem fills critical need during COVID-19 emergency.

Zochem is North America’s leading producer 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 […]


COVID-19 Zinc Oxide Supply Update

Zochem’s entire team remain hopeful that none of our customers’ employees or their family members have been or will be ill affected by CV-19 and that all of this will be behind us very soon! Zochem has indeed been very fortunate, in that we have not had a single team member or familymember test positive. […]


Zochem North Challenged itself to cut Water Consumption by 33%

A little over a year ago, the Brampton, Ontario manufacturing plant of Zochem realized that they had an opportunity to dramatically cut their facility’s water usage.  The company, a major manufacturer of commercial zinc oxide powder and pellets, realized that there would be significant environmental and cost benefits if water usage could be reduced. So, […]


Zochem Delivers the Most Precise Control of Bag Discharge

Zochem has recently added the JS Iris Diaphragm Valve Bulk Bag Discharge Control system, allowing us to precisely control the transfer of zinc oxide from large bulk bags to smaller bags and containers to meet specific customer needs. Bulk bags can weigh anywhere from 1,000 to 4,400 lb. Without this type of iris control, it can be […]


ZOCHEM RECOGNIZED FOR PLANT SAFETY RECORD WITH AWARDS

Dickson, TN – Zochem, a leading manufacturer of zinc oxide powder and pellets, announced that it has been recognized by the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers (ARPM) with its “Gold Safety Award” for plant safety.  In addition, the State of Tennessee has awarded Zochem the Tennessee Governor’s Award for Safety. Each year, Tennessee awards 10-15 […]