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With a deep commitment to our customers’ success, IMCD US has spent many years representing and collaborating with the industry’s leading specialty chemical suppliers. Our team leverages these relationships to connect your company with innovative technology and solutions which contribute to achieving objectives and exceeding expectations. View the chemical suppliers we represent below or contact us to speak directly with our team and see how we can support your manufacturing needs.
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An environmentally responsible industrial mineral company, Active Minerals focuses on providing high quality competitively priced mined products to serve a broad spectrum of global market needs. Active Minerals is the largest supplier of air float kaolin providing unique solutions for the coatings, adhesives, composites, rubber, and building & construction markets.
Ajinomoto is a world leader in the production and supply of amino acids. They were the first company to identify, refine and market amino acids, and continue to lead the industry in research and development, global sales and distribution.
Arkema/ Crayvallac Additives produces a wide variety of functional additives for non-aqueous decorative and industrial coatings, sealants, and inks. Crayvallac® Additive products include rheology modifiers, surface modifiers, and flow and leveling agents. Crayvallac® products are available around the globe.
Arlanxeo is a world-leading synthetic rubber company which was established in April 2016 as a joint venture of Lanxess- a world-leading specialty chemical company based in Cologne, Germany - and Saudi Aramco - a major global energy and chemicals enterprise headquartered in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Ashland Specialty Ingredients has been at the forefront of creating chemistry which solves formulation and product performance challenges for more than a half-century. Ashland's commitment to innovation supports improved quality for a wide range of end use applications.
Axel Plastics Research Laboratories (AXEL) is a U.S. based manufacturer of proprietary mold releases and process aid additives for the all types of plastics, rubbers, and urethanes. AXEL also provides formulated mold releases for decorative laminates, concrete, abrasives and other markets.
Often referred to as The Chemical Company, BASF is the largest chemical supplier. BASF uses its size and expertise to stay ahead of the trends, leading the industry’s innovation. Creating chemistry for a sustainable future, their cutting edge solutions meet unique customer needs across the globe.
As part of an industry leading global chemical supplier, BASF Personal Care draws on vast resources and expertise across international markets. At the same time, BASF Personal Care is highly specialized and dedicated to the personal care industry — a commitment expressed by the Care Creations™ brand.
Largest manufacturer and supplier of carbon black additives. Birla Carbon’s additives are instrumental in providing depth of color and color dispersal in varied products from inks and coatings, to plastics and rubber.
Founded in 1962, COIM specializes in the manufacture and distribution of polycondensation products (esters), polyaddition (polyurethanes), thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU’s) and several other chemical specialty products.
Covestro is a world-leading manufacturer of high-tech polymers and innovative solutions for coatings, adhesives and polyurethane systems for use in a broad range of markets such as transportation, construction, electronics, furniture, sports equipment and textiles. Its products and application solutions are nearly everywhere in modern life. With its innovative strength the company is constantly coming up with new developments which benefit society and the environment.
Serving over 100 countries, CP Kelco established the quality and safety standards the industry is measured against. CP Kelco ingredients touch a wide variety of industrial applications, consumer and household products, tailored to meet the needs of regional consumers. Key product lines are Gellan Gum, Pectin, Cellulose Gum, Xanthan Gum, Carrageenan, Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Diutan Gum and Microparticulated Whey Protein Concentrate, as well as other unique biopolymers.
As a leading worldwide producer of high quality pumice products, CR Minerals produces high quality grades ranging in size from 1–1/4 inch to pulverized 3 micron median particle size powders. These products serve the exacting needs of many diverse markets.
Daikin Industries is the world's foremost manufacturer of fluorochemical products and a leading innovator in the field. Used in a diverse array of industries and applications, Daikin fluoropolymers are engineered and manufactured to be used in extreme environments and conditions; featuring advanced properties such as heat resistance, chemical resistance, water and oil repellency, and lubricity.
Dianal America, Inc is a leading manufacturer of polymer products, based on two core segments - the MMA (methyl methacrylate) and the AN (acrylonitrile) business complexes. Dianal America, Inc. produces coating resins that add value to the inherent properties of objects made from metals, plastics and paper.
Dorf Ketal is the industry's fastest-growing provider of formulated specialty chemicals to upstream and downstream hydrocarbon markets and the market leader in organometallic catalysts and cross-linkers serving a broad range of applications and industries.
Tyzor™, Unilink™, and Clearlink™, brands of catalysts are used for applications as diverse as coatings, adhesives, sealants, polyurea & polyurethane elastomers, printing inks, oilfield hydraulic fracturing crosslinkers, and petrochemical catalysts for plasticizers & polyolefins.
Evonik is one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies. The central elements of their strategy for sustained value creation are profitable growth, efficiency and values. Around 80 percent of sales come from market-leading positions, which they are systematically expanding.
With the acquisition of Air Products' performance materials division Evonik gains more than 40 years of experience in materials science and surface chemistry and a market leading portfolio of specialty surfactants & defoamers, specialty amines, epoxy curatives and resins. These products provide performance as well as environmental and cost benefits to customers in a variety of markets including coatings, inks, adhesives, civil engineering, and composites.
FP Pigments specializes in high performance specialty pigments for a variety of applications including use in inks, coatings and plastics. Their unique opacifying solutions offer enhanced performance while maintaining cost effectiveness.
GEO Specialty Chemicals is a world leader in providing high-quality, cost-effective specialty chemicals. GEO markets include: water treatment; coating and resin additives; specialty acrylic monomers; consumer additives; plus a broad range of dispersants, surfactants, and other additives for the concrete admixtures, synthetic rubber polymerization, gypsum processing and oil well drilling markets.
Honeywell offers one of the world’s most extensive selections of polyethylene waxes that help maximize the performance, cost savings and manufacturing efficiency of formulations. Their expertise in understanding how these products can impact the performance properties of your inks, paints, coatings, plastics, rubber or adhesives can help you find the right synthetic wax for your specific application.
Hydrite Chemical is a full-service, customer-oriented supplier of styrene/acrylic emulsion polymers and solutions for graphic arts market. Hydrite’s HydriPrint™, and HydriCryl™ product lines offer formulators a wide range of performance attributes in meeting application requirements. Their dedicated R & D and technical service staff has extensive knowledge and experience in solving your most challenging formulating problems. With a commitment to quality and customer responsiveness, Hydrite’s goal is to service the North American graphic arts market with superior products and innovative solutions.
As a global leader in corrosion inhibitors, ICL\ Advanced Additives provides solutions for lead and chromate free non-toxic pigments for corrosion resistant and tannin stain resistant coatings. The company is committed to offering a full line of HALOX® Corrosion Inhibitors customized to meet customers unique chemical needs.
Imerys Filtration Minerals is a world leading supplier of engineered mineral products derived from diatomaceous earth and expanded perlite, natural raw materials possessing unusually light density, chemical inertness, high surface area and intricate structure making them ideal for a host of applications including functional fillers for paints, coatings, polymers and elastomers. In addition, Imerys Filtration Minerals is a leading supplier of semi-finished products, such as crushed and screened perlite ore.
The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions, Imerys Performance Minerals offers a variety of mica additives to support many end uses, including coatings, inks, adhesives, plastics, rubber, lubricants, and advanced materials.
Inabata’s expertise in pharmaceuticals allows them to develop safe, high quality, innovative and biomimetic compounds in order to support your cosmetic claims. All of their ingredients are made in France and undergo strong quality controls to fulfill their clients’ requirements. Their active ingredients range efficacy is proven using solid scientific studies including in-vitro/ ex-vivo and in-vivo tests.
J Rettenmaier USA is specialized in the development, processing, and optimization of high quality natural organic fibers derived from vegetable raw materials (cellulose, wood, cereals and fruits) for a variety of industrial applications.
One of the largest family owned companies in the US, Huber provides a range of specialty precipitated silica and silicates, alumina trihydrate, magnesium hydroxide, molybdates, processed nutritional ingredients, barium sulfate and industrial, food grade and USP calcium carbonate to meet varied market needs.
Jan Dekker is a private label brand of IMCD providing additives and ingredient solutions and services to cosmetic and food manufacturers around the world. The company offers preservatives, vegetable oils and butters, and food antioxidants.
Kamin is a leading manufacturer of high quality hydrous and calcined kaolin. Superior reserves and proprietary processing technologies produce exceptional treated kaolins ideal for a variety of market needs.
Kraton delivers exceptional value to their customers through compelling, innovative and sustainable solutions. Kraton specializes in creating, developing and manufacturing renewable chemicals and specialty polymers to meet customers’ performance and market needs. With the acquisition of Arizona Chemical, the largest global provider of pine-based specialty chemicals, Kraton’s portfolio includes a wide range of polymer and pine chemical technologies offering sustainable, biodegradable resin solutions useful in many markets including adhesives, construction, coatings, inks, and rubber.
Lambson is a world leader in the field of performance and specialty chemicals and a global provider of raw material solutions. Lambson is a UK company with world class manufacturing expertise and an enviable reputation for high quality research and development. The Lambson product range covers a broad spectrum of application areas for the coatings, adhesives and printing inks markets.
Leading the industry in the development and manufacturing of plastizers, Lanxess offers innovative solutions to meet diverse customers demands across a variety of markets.
APM is a leading supplier of phenolic and amino-based microspheres. Their line of hollow microspheres perform as a specialty functional filler contributing to improved performance of composites.
For more than 50 years, NYCO minerals has been a leading producer of wollastonite offering the widest range of wollastonite grades available. Coupled with unparalleled chemical modification technology they are able to provide solutions to their customers’ unique formulating challenges.
When the world’s top companies (or those aspiring to get there) are looking to create competitive advantage, they come to OMNOVA Solutions. Our technologies, products and services deliver distinctive performance features, thus helping to support our Customers’ reputations for trusted brands around the globe and in a wide variety of markets.
An industry leader, Polynt Composites USA uses renewable resources to create the highest quality polymer resins, continuing a legacy of more than 60 years producing materials for the coating and composite industries. Their coatings specialists have years of experience developing and formulating solutions for their customers’ most challenging binder and coating needs while their composite specialists continue to develop innovative unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester systems.
As the largest producer of soluble silicates, PQ Corporation, creates advanced silica gel products serving varied catalyst and antiblocking applications for an assortment of customer needs.
Rudolf Group offers a full range of advanced finishing chemicals for textiles, construction and other applications with production and application or research and development (R&D) facilities worldwide. The Rudolf Group specializes in advanced chemistry and innovative technologies for textiles, textile care, textile coating, construction, leather and other applications.
On the cutting edge of rubber chemical sourcing, Seacon is dedicated to providing the highest levels of integrity, personal service, technical support and product quality to solve the challenges of its clients and build mutually rewarding long term relationships.
By focusing on the every changing needs of customers, Stepan continues to innovate providing unique solutions to meet evolving demands. As a global leader in esterification chemistry Stepan offers a full range of aromatic and aliphatic polyester polyols designed to enhance performance in a wide range of coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomeric applications.
As a leading producer of rubber and plastics additives, Struckol has focused on innovating to create the highest quality chemical additives meeting specific customer needs. Struckol chemicals push customers ahead of their competition increasing productivity, overall product quality and lowering costs.
The largest fully integrated producer of titanium ore and titanium dioxide company in the world, Tronox mines and produces titanium ore, zircon and other minerals. Offering a line of titanium dioxide pigments that add brightness and durability to paints, coatings, plastics and a variety of other products.
Troy Corporation develops and manufactures specialty materials that enhance the properties and performance of its customers’ products and processes, and is committed to helping manufacturers meet global requirements for compliance and sustainability. Founded in 1950, Troy is headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey with sales offices throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Troy materials are used and available in over 100 countries worldwide.
Tyco Fire Protection Products develops and produces fire suppression foams, equipment, and systems, specialty foam pumps, and fluorosurfactant specialty chemicals for demanding applications around the globe.
An industry leader, Youngsun & Essen is a vertically integrated producer with an exceptional line of antimony based flame-retardants. Designed to meet customers’ diverse needs, these flame retardants support varied end uses in many markets.
Zeeospheres Ceramics, LLC is the new owner and producer of Zeeospheres Ceramic Microspheres. The company acquired this business from 3M in 2009. These innovative inert functional extenders have very fine particle size and very high (60,000 psi) compressive strength; engineered to help you reduce costs, enhance properties and improve processability in a wide range of Coatings, Construction, Plastics, and Advanced Materials applications.
The largest zinc producer in the United States and the leading manufacturer of value added zinc products including zinc oxide and zinc powder, Zochem is also the industry’s largest producer of zinc from recycled sources.