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New Zochem Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Administration

With great pleasure, Zochem is delighted to announce that Ken Williams has joined the Senior Management Team as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Administration. Ken comes to Zochem as an accomplished financial executive with 20+ years of experience in financial management and process optimization.  In addition, Ken will be leading Zochem’s Human Resources […]


Zochem Names Univar Solutions as Distributor of The Year

Zochem has awarded Univar Solutions Inc. (“Univar Solutions”) its Distributor of the Year Award for 2020.  Univar Solutions has been a Zochem distribution partner for over 20 years and has earned this award for going above and beyond Zochem’s expectations for sales growth and customer service. Ed Smith, Zochem Vice President of Sales & Marketing, […]


2021 Message from our President & C.E.O.

We are privileged to have you as part of our valuable network and are delighted that we have created a forum to share with you the progress, activities, and actions taken by Zochem as we strive to be the industry leader in zinc oxide products. As we have moved into 2021 from a challenging and […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 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 HOSTS ASSOCIATION FOR RUBBER PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS (ARPM) LEADERSHIP

Zochem recently hosted an event for the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers (ARPM) at the Dickson Tennessee plant and headquarters.  The open house was attended by a select group of 20 members, including production managers, quality managers, operations specialists and owners. The Zochem presentation included a brief history of the company, zinc oxide specifications and […]


Zochem Launches New Zinc Oxide Website

Showcases now-combined resources of two major producers DICKSON, TENNESSEE —ZOCHEM, a leading zinc oxide manufacturer has just launched a comprehensive new responsive website.   The site utilizes the latest website technology to provide a superior usability experience on any type of web device. Zochem LLC is a major North American producer of zinc oxide, headquartered in […]


Zinc Oxide LLC Celebrates 3-Year Progress

DICKSON, TENNESSEE —Zinc Oxide LLC is celebrating the start of its third year in production.   As the first US-based zinc oxide manufacturer to begin operations in over 20 years, the company faced many obstacles, but their well-financed, experienced team is already achieving extraordinary success. According to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Ed Smith, […]