Chemtool Incorporated
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Chemtool Incorporated Fact Sheet


Overview

Founded in 1963 by James Athans.
Privately held corporation:James Athans President and owner.
Built and moved into present Crystal Lake facility in 1979
Acquired Metalcote (St. Paul, MN.) in 1992. Moved Metalcote to Crystal Lake, IL in the same year.
Acquired Barrington Chemical (Brighton, MI.) in 1992
Expanded Crystal Lake, IL facility in 1989, 1992, 1998
Built new facility in Milan, MI in 1997
Built new facility in Tehachapi, CA in 1998, expanded in 2002
Purchased and built facility in Rockton, IL 2008
Purchased Corporate Technology Center in Rockton, IL 2009
Purchased by Lubrizol August 30, 2013


Divisions

Chemtool Industrial
Container Technology Group
Chemtool Services and Distribution Group (CSDG)
Fluidynamics
International
Metalcote

Services

Chemical Management
Direct Ship
Private Label
Water Treatment
Full Analytic Laboratory Services
Design Custom Recycling Systems
Design Custom Storage Systems
Process Improvement Consulting

Major Industries Served

Aerospace
Automotive
Agriculture
Can Making
Construction
Electronics
Food / Beverage
General Industry
Heavy Equipment
Marine
Mining
Paper & Pulp
Plastic, Composite and Rubber
Steel
Transportation/ Rail

Main Product Types

Cleaners
Cutting and Grinding Fluids
Die Cast Lubricants and Secondary Products
Drawing and Stamping
Grease
Green Opportunities
Heat Transfer Fluids
Quenchants
Rust Removers/Rust Preventives
Urethane, Composite and Rubber Releases
Water Treatment

Facility Profiles

Rockton, Illinois
2 facilities are located 80 miles north west of Chicago.

Corporate Technology Center and
Production and worldwide distribution complex
Facility is approximately 450,000 square feet.
Rail access on the property.
Quality Systems: ISO 9001:2000, EN ISO 9001.2000, BS EN ISO 9001:2000, ANSI/ASQ Q9001:2000

Crystal Lake, Illinois
Facility is located on 58 acres, 45 miles northwest of Chicago, IL.
Facility size is 155,000 square feet.
Serves as corporate headquarters.
Laboratory includes R&D, Quality Control and Field Analysis.
Manufacturing, distribution and laboratory operates 24/7.
Indoor rail spur off Union Pacific mainline to Chicago.
Quality Systems: ISO 9001:2000, EN ISO 9001.2000, BS EN ISO 9001:2000, ANSI/ASQ Q9001:2000

Milan, Michigan
Facility is located on 18 acres, 30 miles north of Toledo, OH.
Facility size is 30,000 square feet.
Full quality control laboratory.
Rail spur off Norfolk and Southern mainline to Detroit.
Manufactures factory fill gear oils, cleaners, coolants and urethane release products.
Quality Systems: ISO 9001:2000, EN ISO 9001.2000, BS EN ISO 9001:2000, ANSI/ASQ Q9001:2000

Tehachapi, California
Facility is on 27 acres, 110 miles northeast of Los Angeles and 30 miles east of Bakersfield, CA.
Facility size is 160,000 square feet including a 50,000 square foot expansion in 2002.
Full quality control laboratory.
Expansion completed in 2002 for a 75,000,000 pound capacity grease plant.
Indoor rail spur off Union Pacific mainline.
Quality Systems: ISO 9001:2000, EN ISO 9001.2000, BS EN ISO 9001:2000, ANSI/ASQ Q9001:2000

Diegem, Belgium
Facility is in Diegem, Belgium near the port of Antwerp.
European distribution complex for CSDG (Chemical Service & Distribution Group).
European distribution for Chemtool branded products.
Full time staff.

Shanghai, China
Facility is in Shanghai, China.
Asian distribution complex for CSDG (Chemical Service & Distribution Group).
Asian distribution for Chemtool branded products.
Full time staff.

Indaiatuba, Sao Paolo, Brasil
Facility is in South America.
South American distribution complex for CSDG (Chemical Service & Distribution Group).
South American manufacturing distribution for Chemtool branded products.
Full time staff.

 

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