Processing & Packaging
Knowde offers a variety of products used in the processing & packaging of food products, including functional additives, processing aids as well as polymers & composites.
allnex is the leading global producer of industrial coating resins and additives for architectural, industrial, protective, automotive and special purpose coatings and inks. allnex is recognized as a specialty chemicals pioneer and offers an extensive range of products including innovative liquid resins and additives, radiation cured and powder coating resins and additives, and cross linkers for use on wood, metal, plastic and other surfaces. Today, allnex has a strong global presence with 4000 employees worldwide, 33 manufacturing sites, and 23 research and technology support facilities.
For almost thirty years, Colonial Chemical has pushed the boundaries and explored revolutionary processes for making extraordinarily mild, environmentally safe and high-performing chemicals from all-natural and renewable ingredients. Colonial manufactures cosmetic and industrial surfactants, performance additives and other key building-block ingredients for use in personal care, household and industrial, lubrication and oilfield applications. We are a global supplier of surfactants and other chemistries to all of continental North America as well as over 25 countries internationally.
Day-Glo Color Corp. is the world's largest manufacturer of daylight fluorescent pigments. We develop technologies that improve and enhance any color, from subtle specialty effects, to glow-in-the-dark pigments, to our classic range of fluorescents.
Strahl & Pitsch
Strahl & Pitsch specializes in importing, refining and custom blending the world's finest Beeswax, Carnauba, Candelilla and other waxes. For nearly a century, Strahl & Pitsch has been uniquely positioned to fulfilling virtually all of your requirements. Our expertise covers a wide range of industries with particular emphasis in the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries.
Shamrock Technologies Inc.
Founded in 1941, Shamrock Technologies is one of the world's largest processors of micronized polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), as well as a leading worldwide manufacturer and supplier of a broad line of specialty wax-based products. Our materials are found in Inks and Coatings, Lubricants, Personal Care Products, Polymer Additives, and many more. Through the use of advanced technology and sophisticated production equipment, combined with our state-of-the-art Application and R&D Labs, Shamrock creates consistently excellent products to help customers meet their challenging formulation needs
DeForest Enterprises is an independent, privately held specialty surfactants company committed to product innovation, and delivering proven products and solutions driven by our customer’s changing needs. Our product portfolio consists of differentiated and multifunctional surfactants and chemistries. For over 30 years, DeForest customers have been creating a variety of products with our specialty surfactants for the industrial, institutional, and consumer markets. In addition to high quality products, we provide exceptional, rapid customer service including skilled technical and formulation assistance to a wide variety of customers.
Niacet is a leading producer of organic salts, including propionates and acetates, serving the Pharmaceutical, Food, Feed and Technical industries. With two longstanding and fully automated manufacturing sites, located in Niagara Falls, NY USA, and Tiel, The Netherlands, Niacet offers world-class quality products to a global market. Our products fill vital needs in a broad range of applications that are essential to everyday life including food preservation, antibiotic formulation, dialysis treatment, energy production, and more.
Vertec BioSolvents Inc. provides environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional petroleum-based solvents. At Vertec, we place an emphasis on technology and sustainability, creating bio-based solvents designed to outperform their petrochemical counterparts. Vertec provides your business with effective, green alternatives to petroleum-based solvents. "Environmentally friendly" and "high performing" are no longer mutually exclusive. Our products are primarily derived from corn, soybeans, citrus fruits and other renewable feedstocks and complimentary additives. Located in Chicago's technology corridor in the western suburbs, Vertec BioSolvents formed as a CRADA (Cooperative Research and Development Agreement) out of Argonne National Laboratories in the late 1990's. Since forming, Vertec BioSolvents has researched and developed proprietary and patented blends of bio-based solvents to perform equal or better to petroleum solvents. We also help customers incorporate bio-based solvents into existing customer formulations to reduce the impact on the environment.