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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 […]


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 […]


ZOCHEM RECOGNIZED WITH “BEST IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AWARD”

Zochem has received the Brampton Board of Trade (BBOT) “Award of Excellence in the category of Advanced Manufacturing” for 2021. This is an especially significant award in that, according to the BBOT, “Advanced Manufacturing is the largest industry by employment in Brampton, accounting for almost 25% of Brampton’s workforce.” The BBOT observed that Zochem “has […]


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 U.S. mesh sieve. Each square […]


Zochem Gives a Green Light to More Green Advancements.

A fundamental principle of Zochem’s ISO 14001 facilities in Brampton, Ontario, and Dickson, Tennessee is to maximize their knowledge through “kaizen” (continuous improvement) activities with a focus on how to minimize their overall carbon footprint. As a strong supporter of environmental sustainability, Zochem’s North American operations consist of large-scale muffle furnaces, which are used to […]


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 […]