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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 […]


New Zochem Southeast Regional Sales Manager.

Please join us in welcoming the newest member of the Zochem sales team, Rachael Carter. She will be responsible for the southeast US territory, which includes Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and North Carolina. So if you’re in one of those states, you’ll probably be in touch with Rachael […]


Zochem North earns ARPM Gold Achievement Safety Award

For a fifth consecutive year, Zochem ULC (North) has earned an important safety award from the  Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers (ARPM). The AEOM Gold Achievement Safety Award for 2022 was in recognition, not only of the facility’s flawless safety record but in its highly dedicated safety program. Every team member in the facility actively […]


Zochem tee’s off in support of families living in need.

Always ready to help with a good cause, Zochem was a sponsor of a golf tournament to support “Teeing off for a Miracle,” a fundraiser for the Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation (TJSF) in the Greater Toronto Area.  Zochem attendees were (pictured) Plant Manager Shahram Mehdian and Maintenance Supervisor Juvenal Wachira. Proceeds from the golf tournament […]


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 […]


Giving People within our Communities Happier Holidays

Zochem is well known as the zinc oxide industry leader for technological advancements in our production processes. This is especially true of our efforts to obtain exemplary safety milestones, along with complimentary quality feedback from the voice of our customer. We’ve invested more than $60 million in the last decade on new building and equipment. […]


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 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 […]