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French Process ZnO vs. American Process ZnO

A recent study by Smithers Laboratories concluded that French Process (FP) zinc oxide outperforms both American Process (AP) zinc oxide as well as commercial blends on a variety of key metrics. Overview of Key Findings •   AP performed 10% worse than FP on the Goodrich Flexometer Blowout times. •   Cure time with

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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

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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

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Zochem Continually Improves 325 Mesh Retains in Zinc Oxide

An important specification parameter in the determination of zinc oxide (ZnO) quality is the 325 mesh or 44 micron (µm) sieve test. Testing for oversized zinc oxide particles is accomplished by passing the powder through a screen that has openings precisely calibrated in microns. Figure 1 below shows a 325

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Zochem 50 years in Brampton Ontario
Zochem Celebrates 50 Years in Brampton, Ontario

Zochem Celebrates 50 Years in Brampton, Ontario Brampton, Ontario, 2024 – June 19, 2024 – Zochem is thrilled to announce the celebration of its 50th anniversary in Brampton, Ontario. This significant milestone marks half a century since the company relocated from near Montreal, Quebec, to the thriving suburb of Brampton

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ZOCHEM RECOGNIZED AS A TOP WORKPLACE INRUBBER NEWS’ 2024 BEST PLACES TO WORK LIST

Zochem, a leading producer of high-quality French Process zinc oxide, is thrilled to announce its inclusion in Rubber News' Best Places to Work list for the fifth consecutive year. This prestigious recognition is a testament to Zochem's commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive work environment. "We are incredibly proud

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Zochem Acquires 40% Stake in Industrias Electro-Químicas of Peru

Zochem ULC (“Zochem”), a subsidiary of Zinc Acquisition Holdings, with operations in Dickson, TN and Brampton, ON has acquired a 40% stake in Callao, Peru-based Industrias Electro-Químicas (IEQSA), a South American leader in the manufacturing of zinc products from Umicore S.A. The new strategic partnership expects both companies to continue

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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

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Nirav Shah Named as Zochem’s Newest Regional Sales Manager

Zochem is delighted to announce the appointment of Nirav “Nero” Shah as a Regional Sales Manager. Nirav will be reporting directly to Seth Johnson, the Global Director of Sales and Marketing. In his new role, Nirav will be managing the Southeast US and West Regions. Nirav brings a wealth of

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