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Zochem’s new Technical Business Development Manager, Carl Flieler

Zochem welcomes Carl Flieler as our new Technical Business Development Manager. Carl has joined us in a newly created position to focus on the growth of the zinc battery market, R&D project progression, and management of specific customer accounts. Zinc oxide (ZnO) is expected to play a significant role in next-generation energy systems, such as […]


Ed Smith, Zochem’s Vice President to Retire

When you enjoy what you are doing, as much as Ed Smith has, it’s tough to make a last curtain call. After a long illustrious career, Ed has decided to enter his next phase of life by announcing that he will retire as Zochem vice president, effective December 31, 2022. Ed has worked for over […]


Zochem teams up with the Promise Land Historic Site to prep for charity event.

Zochem team members are always ready to dive in to help a good cause. In advance of a music festival held at the Promise Land Historic Site (Charlotte, TN) Zochem employees painted outdoor facilities and did other general maintenance. Zochem was  the title sponsor of their annual Music and Arts festival. Sy Smith headlined the 2022 […]


New book follows an inquisitive child who learns about an important chemical.

Most adults take for granted the products they use every day. Whether it grows on a farm, is created in a factory, or exists in the natural world, availability and accessibility surpass explanation and need to know. Inquisitive children, however, want to understand more. Learn alongside your child as the relatable character Zochy takes you […]


Rubber News Interview: Zochem sets sights on sustainable future with 4th furnace at Tenn. facility.

Mohit Sharma, Zochem president, was interviewed by Rubber News to outline the company’s plans for expansion using sustainable technology. With the Tennessee capacity expansion, Zochem will look to add different, more sustainable grades of zinc oxide and zinc sulfate to its portfolio, particularly in the agriculture space, where different forms of both compounds are used […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]