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Category: ZNO News

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.   […]


Think Zinc Oxide for Health in Agriculture

Ask someone what they know about zinc oxide (ZnO) and chances are they’ll talk about sunblock or perhaps medicated creams. But as we know, ZnO is so much more! In fact, it’s used for so many purposes that even a chemist is unlikely to know about all of them. Today we are going to discuss […]


Meet Members of Zochem’s Operational Excellence Team

Two Strategic Facilities, One Common Goal. Our two manufacturing facilities in Dickson, Tennessee, and Brampton, Ontario are the engines that drive the business. These two strategically located plants operate in harmony to produce the industry’s highest quality zinc oxide products for customers worldwide. Zochem’s senior management team holds themselves accountable to meet corporate goals including […]


A deep dive into Zochem’s USP/FDA-approved products.

As an extension of Zochem’s industry-leading health, safety, and wellness culture, Zochem offers four different USP or FDA-approved zinc oxide products for every need. If you use zinc oxide in any manufacturing process, you may wonder about what makes these products different from other Zochem zinc oxide products. USP (United States Pharmacopeia) is a nonprofit […]


When is a sales team more than a sales team?

We’ve all had the experience of dealing with companies that have pushy sales reps who are more interested in getting you to buy anything, rather than helping you to fulfil your needs. If you’re already a Zochem customer, you know that’s not the way we operate! If you have questions about zinc oxide, no matter how […]