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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 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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 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 Acquires Zochem…becomes a Leading North America Producer

DICKSON, TENNESSEE —Zinc Oxide LLC has announced the acquisition of Zochem, a subsidiary of American Zinc Recycling LLC .  Headquarters will reside at the Zinc Oxide LLC Dickson TN facility. In 2017, the combined companies will generate sales of approximately $250 million (US), and are approved suppliers at 88% of the total North American zinc […]