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The Newsletter for Customers, Suppliers and Associates of Hubbard-Hall. To view a past issue, please click on the link on the appropriate date below.


September 26, 2016

Summertime and The Interning Is Easy: “I’ve never worked with a better group of people.”

We were privileged to have several excellent interns join our team this past summer, including Adam LaChance and Andrew Wylie.


September 26, 2016

Break Out the Confetti: Hubbard-Hall Wins The Connecticut Post Top Workplace Award

In 2011, we received the Connecticut Post’s prestigious Top Workplace Award for the first time. Now, with five years of progress and improvement under our belt, we’ve been selected to receive this honor yet again in 2016. Our continuing mission to be candid, be curious, be quick and be better has fostered a workplace culture worth getting excited about.


September 26, 2016

A Fabulous FABTECH Offering For 2016

Hubbard-Hall is returning once again to the surface finishing pavilion at FABTECH, this time in Las Vegas November 16-18.


September 7, 2016

Aquastrip MPS – Hooks and Racks Paint Stripper

Coating defects & higher cleaning costs are just two issues resulting from unclean hooks & racks. Aquastrip MPS eliminates these issues. This fast acting, free rinsing and versatile paint & powder stripper is specifically designed to strip hooks & racks.


July 29, 2016

The Hubbard-Hall Team Has Some New Boots On The Ground

We’ve made some recent additions to the Hubbard-Hall team, making for a 10% increase in our tech support and sales team which further enables us to provide faster field responses.


July 29, 2016

The WWT Doctor (And Our New Blog) Is In

We’ve got two great announcements for you, starting with the inauguration of our new blog!


July 29, 2016

Mike Meets the Press at SUR/FIN 2016

Last month we shared the news of our trip to the National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF) SUR/FIN conference. During the show, our Senior Technical Service Engineer, Mike Valenti, had a chat with Industrial Equipment News (IEN) executive editor Anna Wells on the showroom floor.


April 29, 2016

CCAI Board Of Directors Welcomes Their Newest Member

We are delighted to announce that Katie McGovern, Marketing & Business Development Specialist, was voted to serve on the CCAI National Board of Directors last month.


March 30, 2016

A New Manager In Town

We are pleased to announce that Catherine “Katie” Cornelis has joined the Hubbard-Hall team as Customer Service Manager.


March 30, 2016

Under The Lab Coat With David Joyce

David Joyce has been an Aquapure Technical Service Representative with Hubbard-Hall for the past 5 years. Previous to working with Hubbard-Hall, David was the Finishing and Waste Treatment Environmental Manager at a lighting manufacturer for 28 years. He was responsible for environmental compliance, manufacturing/production,plating, paint/lacquer, polishing and wastewater treatment departments. We sat down with David this week to ask him a few questions and find out what is under the lab coat!


January 26, 2016

Top 3 Presentations In 2015

Hubbard-Hall’s sales and technical team travel to multiple tradeshows and conferences every year. The long tradeshow hours on your feet can be grueling enough, but why would our technical experts also tackle the dreaded fear of public speaking?


December 21, 2015

A Season Of Gratitude

A special holiday message from our President/CEO, Molly Kellogg.


December 18, 2015

Holiday Schedule

With 2016 fast approaching, we would like to thank all of our customers, suppliers and our talented associates, for your support and look forward to working with you in the year to come.

Hubbard-Hall will be closed on the following days for the holidays:

December 24th, 25th (Christmas)
January 1st, 2016 (New Years)


November 25, 2015

Industry Lifetime Achievement Award for Chuck Kellogg

Celebrated as “a pillar in the chemical distribution community for decades.” Hubbard-Hall Chairman/CFO Chuck Kellogg received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual meeting of the NACD (National Association of Chemical Distributors) earlier this month.


November 25, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving

We would like to thank all of our customers, suppliers and our talented associates, for your support.


October 30, 2015

Spooktacular Safety Lunch

Hubbard-Hall's fun committee had a Halloween twist for this month's safety lunch at our headquarters in Waterbury, CT.


October 30, 2015

Customer Service Announcement

There were some big changes in our customer service department this October.


September 30, 2015

Under the Lab Coat with Bob MacDonald

Every month we shine a spotlight on one of our technical team members. Get to know our Field Technical Service Engineer, Bob MacDonald.


September 30, 2015

A Warm Welcome To Megan Barraco

Next time you call our customer service department, you might notice a new voice.


August 28, 2015

One House Call Solves Wastewater Issue

David Joyce, AquaPure Technical Service Representative, describes a wastewater treatment (WWT) house call that he made three months ago.


August 28, 2015

Under the Lab Coat with Robin Deal

Get to know Robin Deal, our Field Service Technician in North Carolina.


August 28, 2015

ISO Success at Hubbard-Hall

Aug. 28, 2015 -- All three Hubbard-Hall facilities successfully passed our ISO9001:2008 audit by the third-party provider NSF International. ISO 9001:2008 is focused on meeting customer expectations and delivering customer satisfaction so you must pay attention to the customer.We only had one “non-compliance” corrective action, which was immediately addressed. All of us at Hubbard-Hall are proud of our continual improvements in safety, quality, and lean manufacturing excellence.


August 28, 2015

Farewell after 33 years

Purchasing Manager Sam Blanchard retired last month, after an impressive 33 years of service to Hubbard-Hall. Sam was both a valuable asset to our company and an enjoyable presence in the office. We are indebted to her for her dedication and her vision for propelling our purchasing department to its present state of strength and efficiency.


July 27, 2015

Say Hi, I’m New

As July comes to a close, we have borrowed a tradition from Major League Baseball; filling important positions for sustainable growth. Joining our team we added a Sales Representative based in North Carolina and Virginia, a Tank Farm Scheduler and an Accounts Payable Representative who are both located in our Waterbury, CT headquarters. Get to know Scott Thompson, Chris Bentley and Kendra Brightman by reading below.


July 27, 2015

Under the Lab Coat with Steve Manderino

Steve Manderino, our Senior Staff Scientist is the focus in this month's edition of "Under the Lab Coat" where we get to know another one of our lab technicians here at Hubbard-Hall.


July 27, 2015

New Mexican Partnership

We are pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2015, Group Pochteca has been named Hubbard-Hall's master distributor for Mexico. As fellow members of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) and the Omni-Chem alliance, Group Pochteca and Hubbard-Hall share a common belief in providing superior products and services for our customers' applications.


June 29, 2015

Under the Lab Coat with Faith Mierzejewski

Every month we shine a spotlight on one of our technical team members. Get to know our Lab Intern Faith Mierzejewski, who is working her third summer here at Hubbard-Hall.


June 29, 2015

Washington Fly In

Each spring Hubbard-Hall attends the NACD Washington Fly In where chemical distributors and their supply chain partners meet with their elected officials in Washington, DC. Molly Kellogg said, “The fly in is a chance for the chemical distribution industry to share our perspective on legislative issues before Congress. The most recent fly in was particularly exciting as it coincided with renewed action on Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform, which currently has strong bipartisan support on the Hill.”


June 26, 2015

SUR/FIN Success

Over 180 exhibitors from 11 nations and 27 U.S. states, as well as 1,300 attendees from around the world attended this year’s SUR/FIN show, making it one of the most global and successful SUR/FIN shows ever. Industrial surface finishers’ get the opportunity to educate themselves on advances in their industry and to link with highly qualified suppliers under one roof at SUR/FIN.


May 29, 2015

Emergency WWT House Call

Two weeks ago, Hubbard-Hall’s Technical Field Service Engineer, Robin Deal, received a call from a plating customer whose production shut down and stopped discharging water due to high zinc, nickel and chrome in their wastewater treatment (WWT) system.


May 28, 2015

A Fellow of the Institute of Materials Finishing

Robert Gardner, Hubbard-Hall’s International Sales Director, was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Materials Finishing in April of this year.


May 28, 2015

Under the lab coat with Doug Patton

Every month we shine a spotlight on one of our technical team members. This month we spoke with Doug Patton, Senior Staff Scientist, based out of our Inman, South Carolina location. Get to know Doug by reading about him and his job here at Hubbard-Hall.


April 30, 2015

2015 Easter Egg Hunt

The Easter Bunny came to visit all three Hubbard-Hall locations this year! We had lots of fun searching for the eggs and prizes but you will find the best surprise at the bottom of this page.


April 30, 2015

How do we rev your engine?

Get your mind out of the gutter and over to remanufactured engines. At Hubbard-Hall we help customers who remanufacture all sorts of engines.


April 30, 2015

Foam Today, Gone Tomorrow

When a problem occurs in a wastewater line we usually recommend to start at the discharge and work backwards through the line. This same logic also applies when you have a foaming issue, you must know the source of the problem before you can fix it.


April 30, 2015

Under The Lab Coat with Robin Tiede

Get to know Robin Tiede through our 6 rapid-fire questions.


March 31, 2015

Snowmageddon 2015

With the snow starting to melt, we are taking a look back at the record breaking winter that we had at our Wilmington, Massachusetts office.


March 31, 2015

Under The Lab Coat with Maria Thompson

Maria is a Lab Technician in our Waterbury, Connecticut facility. Learn how Maria compares her love of baking and working in the lab and how she solved a plating issue for a customer by troubleshooting and lab analysis.


March 31, 2015

Tiede’s 4 Recipes for Wastewater Success

Part 4: Ch-ch-changes that will effect your Wastewater Treatment System.


February 27, 2015

A visit from the Mayor

The opening of our new 4,500 ft storage wing, specialized for flammable chemicals, was officially opened this week.


February 27, 2015

Heavy Duty Industrial Cleaning Can Be Environmentally Friendly

The challenge of achieving optimal cleaning coupled with a minimal impact on the environment has been met with Hubbard-Hall’s Aquaease PL-85.


February 27, 2015

Tiede’s 4 Recipes for Wastewater Success

Part 3: Conquering The Routine Concerns. Welcome to our four-part monthly series where Robin Tiede, Aquapure Product Manager, provides recommendations and tools that can help shorten the time it takes to solve any upsets in your wastewater system.


February 27, 2015

Under The Lab Coat

Under The Lab Coat With Mike Valenti.


January 30, 2015

Under The Lab Coat with Susan Labeck

If you have ever called our technical team in Waterbury for technical support you have probably at one stage spoken with Susan Labeck or Sue (as we like to call her). Get to know Sue a little better by reading the 7 questions we asked her.


January 30, 2015

A New Driving Force

2015 has started with a bang at Hubbard-Hall as the company saw the launch of a reorganization at the top, 3 months after it was announced.


January 30, 2015

Where to find Hubbard-Hall in 2015

2015 is going to be a busy year for our technical experts who attend the tradeshows and also give technical talks. Just so you don't miss us, we have made a list of the main events & shows that we will be attending this year.


January 30, 2015

Tiede’s 4 Recipes for Wastewater Success

Welcome to our four-part monthly series where Robin Tiede, Aquapure Product Manager, provides recommendations and tools that can help shorten the time it takes to solve any upsets in your wastewater system.


December 22, 2014

Tiede’s 4 Recipes for Clean Wastewater

PART 1: Gathering Accurate DATA. Our Aquapure Technical Product Manager, Robin Tiede, will admit that solving the wastewater puzzle can take time and a lot of sleuthing but believes if you follow certain steps it can help reduce this time. In a four-part monthly series, Robin will provide recommendations and tools that can help shorten the time it takes to solve any upsets and will also cover some potential solutions to typical WWT issues.


December 22, 2014

Awards Season At Hubbard-Hall


December 22, 2014

Holiday Schedule

Hubbard-Hall opening hours over the Holidays.




November 26, 2014

Under The Lab Coat

Meet Ryan Catania, the car fanatic Technical Service Representative who loves to clean his car.


November 26, 2014

Under the Lab Coat Monthly Series

Meet Ryan Catania, a person who actually like cleaning his car! He also is pretty good at helping solve your metal finishing cleaning issues.


May 20, 2014

Come & Challenge Hubbard-Hall

Visit booth 521 at this year's SUR/FIN.


April 30, 2014

Training Without the Tedium… With Your Hosts Jack & Robi

To hear Jack Paul and Robi Stack tell it, training need never be boring.


April 30, 2014

The Industry’s 1st Technical Concierge

When you call Anna Nardona for technical guidance, you might want to ask Hubbard-Hall’s first-ever Technical Concierge to sing her response.


April 30, 2014

7 Do’s & 1 Don’t

Tips for surviving – and thriving in – the upcoming trade show season.


April 30, 2014

Under The Lab Coat

Ever wonder what makes Hubbard-Hall's chemical tech wizards tick?


March 27, 2014

Investing in Expertise

This month sees three new professionals join the Hubbard-Hall team.


March 26, 2014

Foaming Problem? Control it with Aquapure™

Hubbard-Hall’s Aquapure™ Defoaming product line has a dedicated technical team and 10 different types of defoamers to choose from.


March 26, 2014

“Face & Voice of Hubbard-Hall.”

Marge made a significant contribution to Hubbard-Hall holding many substantial positions.


January 31, 2014

Keeping the customer satisfied: The Hubbard-Hall approach

The business of ensuring customer satisfaction never ends at Hubbard-Hall.


January 31, 2014

One Alkaline Cleaner, So Many Uses

Removing stubborn label adhesives from plastic spools.


January 31, 2014

New Around Here

Hubbard-Hall is looking to add a higher level of service and technical expertise to our customers.


December 17, 2013

Largest Show in History

Hubbard-Hall attended this year's Fabtech show in November, the show set records for numbers of attendees and exhibitors.


December 17, 2013

‘Tis the Season

Christmas message & schedule


December 17, 2013

Innovation Strikes Again

Introducing Metal Guard® 560, a solvent-based, water-displacing, thin film rust preventive.


December 4, 2013

“How To Clean The Hard-To-Clean” Webinar

"How To Clean The Hard-To-Clean" Webinar - Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Nickel Clad Extrusions & Deep Drawn Parts.


November 6, 2013

Fabtech 2013

Come by Booth S5627 at this year’s Fabtech show to meet our technical experts.


October 11, 2013

Welcome John Rainey

John Rainey has joined Hubbard-Hall in the Equipment Sales department.


September 30, 2013

Go Strong, Not Sulfuric

Hubbard-Hall’s Aquaease 2289 offers the ideal combination: Heavy duty and highly effective acid cleaning without sulfuric or citric acids.


September 30, 2013

2013 President’s Circle Award

Three Hubbard-Hall technical sales representatives received the President’s Circle Award for 2013.


August 15, 2013

Is the Solution Part of the Problem?

Hubbard-Hall's Aquapure BS-4 Offers a Wastewater Clarification Solution


July 31, 2013

A Better Way to Strip

Effective paint stripping without M-pyrol


July 30, 2013

Connecticut Paint Stewardship

A statewide paint stewardship program implemented by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection went into effect this July...


July 30, 2013

New Shipping/Receiving Supervisor

Michael Schmidt joined Hubbard-Hall on July 17 as the new Shipping/Receiving Supervisor.


July 30, 2013

GHS Classes

Hubbard-Hall Inc is now offering a training class for the new GHS system of classification and the labeling of chemicals...


June 27, 2013

Drum to a Green Beat

A creative way to recycle empty drums that carried non-hazardous material.


June 27, 2013

Becoming a Lean and Green Leader

Hubbard-Hall President and CEO Andrew Skipp completes Lean Leadership Certification program.


June 27, 2013

New Manager of Corporate Procurement

Rob Augello joins Hubbard-Hall at Manager of Corporate Procurement.



May 28, 2013

Hubbard-Hall Continues to Grow with New Associates

Several new Associates have recently joined Hubbard-Hall this Spring.


May 28, 2013

Hubbard-Hall Joins American Chemistry Council

Earlier this year, Hubbard-Hall became an official member of the American Chemistry Council (ACC)


May 28, 2013

No More Storage Wars

Protect parts from corrosion during outdoor storage.


May 28, 2013

The HCS Countdown Has Begun

Is your company ready to implement the new Hazard Communication Standards (HCS)? The Hubbard-Hall training department will make sure you and your employees are prepared.



March 27, 2013

Calling on Future Chemists at the Minds In Motion Workshop for Gifted Students

Hubbard-Hall demonstrates important chemistry concepts at a Minds In Motion workshop for middle school students.


March 27, 2013

HH Customer Service Team Adds Experience

On March 11th, Kristine Nemec joined the Waterbury CT customer service team.


March 27, 2013

Focus on Chicago: Hubbard-Hall Expands Partnership with Seacole

Effective February 1st, Seacole Specialty Chemical took over full representation of Hubbard-Hall in the Wisconsin and Greater Chicago areas.


March 27, 2013

Over 75 Students Compete For a Spot at the You Be The Chemist® Challenge

On March 4th and 5th, Hubbard-Hall sponsored middle school students from Middlebury, Naugatuck, Newtown and Southbury Connecticut in the local You Be The Chemist® (YBTC) challenge.


March 15, 2013

Formulated Solutions or Basic Chemistry?

Hubbard-Hall’s Aquapure™ products offer time and labor saving solutions through combining organic and inorganic components into functional – formulated specialty products to meet your needs.



January 31, 2013

Simpler, Safer Cleaning

Overwhelmed with the choices in maintenance cleaners? Keep it simple with Hubbard-Hall’s latest product, Emerald SG 1


January 31, 2013

Complying with GHS



January 31, 2013

2012 Achievement Awards


January 16, 2013

Complex Problem. Simple Solution

Do you have odor, complex metals or other wastewater problems? Hubbard-Hall has developed a product to eliminate several wastewater issues


November 30, 2012

NACD Presents 2012 Distributor of the Year to Andrew K. Skipp, President/CEO, Hubbard-Hall Inc.

On November 28th, Andrew K. Skipp, President/CEO of Hubbard-Hall Inc. was named the 2012 Distributor of the Year by the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) at their annual meeting in San Diego, CA


November 29, 2012

Save to Reuse and Reuse to Save

Extend the life of your masking materials by using Aquastrip ACB to strip paint and powercoating for reuse.


November 29, 2012

Hubbard-Hall welcomes new Technical Sales Representative

Craig Vogt joined Hubbard-Hall Inc. as a Technical Sales Representative covering Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin.


November 29, 2012

Top OSHA Violations for 2012

Top reported OSHA violations for 2012




October 31, 2012

Hubbard-Hall Inc. Selected as a Top Workplace for 2012

Hubbard-Hall was selected as one of the top Connecticut Workplaces for 2012


October 31, 2012

Multiple Problems; One Solution

Versatile Hubbard-Hall products solves challenging customer requests while improving results


August 30, 2012

Better, Safer, Faster: Water-Based Ultrasonic Cleaning

Non-toxic, phosphate free Lusterclean 40 LF for effective, safer ultrasonic cleaning


August 30, 2012

Batman without Robin?

Some things are just meant to be together...Many of our most popular products were designed to improve cleaning, lower total costs and boost productivity when paired with another product


August 30, 2012

If a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, Then a Video is Priceless!

Seven new product demonstrations are now available for online viewing


July 11, 2012

A Fifty Year Journey with Tony Nardella

On June 25th, among friends, family and colleagues, executive Tony Nardella celebrated his 50th anniversary with Hubbard-Hall Inc.



July 11, 2012

Better, Safer, Faster: Rust Removal

Emerald Deruster PH 7, Hubbard-Hall’s newest addition to the Emerald line of environmentally friendly solutions, offers a safer, non-hazardous solution for removing all rust from steel and iron.


July 3, 2012

Hazard Communication 2012 Now Available Online

The new safety training class, Hazard Communication 2012, is now available through Hubbard-Hall as part of the online class offerings


June 15, 2012

Odor, Odor Everywhere

Hubbard-Hall's new Aquapure™ Odor Lock is a liquid blend of true odor neutralizers for airborne odors.


May 31, 2012

New, Clear Solutions for Wastewater

Hubbard-Hall introduces three new products to the Aquapure line of wastewater treatment products


May 31, 2012

Hubbard-Hall Welcomes New Environmental Manager

Lon H. Solomita joined Hubbard-Hall as Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Manager on April 1st


May 31, 2012

Becoming a Non-Phosphate Convert

A successful conversion to a safer, non-phoshate convserion coating


May 31, 2012

A Noteworthy Accomplishment

Hubbard-Hall's Logistics Manager, Irina Kadysheva, recently became a citizen of the United States of America


May 31, 2012

Connecticut You Be The Chemist Challenge

Hubbard-Hall hosts the annual You Be The Chemist Challenge in Connecticut





March 23, 2012

New Faces at Hubbard-Hall






January 31, 2012

A Success Story: Effectively Remove Solids from Wastewater in the Food Industry

Hubbard-Hall recently achieved great success by helping a customer, in the food industry, solve their problem of total suspended solids (TSS) and fats, oils, and grease (FOG) from their manufacturing process, with Aquapure™ OB Plus


January 31, 2012

Promotions, Promotions, Promotions

The management at Hubbard-Hall is pleased to announce several promotions in our Inman, SC location to highlight the talents of our Associates.



January 31, 2012

Wilmington Group Recognized


January 31, 2012

New Safety Classes Offered

Hubbard-hall offers new online safety training classes: Eye and Face Protection, Preventing Strains and Sprains and Arc Flash Safety Awareness NFPA 70E


December 15, 2011

Hubbard-Hall Welcomes New Sales Trainee

Sean Andrew is the latest addition to the Hubbard-Hall Sales Team


December 15, 2011

Environmentally Friendly Alternative Offers Additional Benefits

A Success Story: Emerald Acid Clean #1 is an environmentally friendly alternative to sulfuric acid pre-dip


December 15, 2011

2011 Outstanding Achievement Awards

22 Hubbard-Hall Associates were presented Achievement awards in 2011 for going above and beyond the call of duty.


December 15, 2011

New Solutions for Food Processing Wastewater

Hubbard-Hall has expanded the Aquapure Bio product line with new solutions for odor, foaming and BOD issues in food processing wastewater.


November 9, 2011

Sustainable Solvents the Focus at Recent Clean Show

SAFECHEM North America, PERO Corp and Hubbard-Hall Inc. host the Clean Show: A Step Beyond Clean, featuring hands-on parts cleaning, detailed information on the SAFECARE™ system and PERO equipment and a presentation from featured guest and presenter, Curt Spalding Regional Administrator for the U.S. EPA, Region 1.


November 9, 2011

Science in Action for Local Students

Students from a local CT elementary school visited Hubbard-Hall to experience "science in action"


November 9, 2011

Hydrochloric Acid Supply Issues and Alternatives

Severe supply issues surrounding Hydrochloric Acid (Muriatic) may last well into 2012...Hubbard-Hall’s metal finishing and plating customers may have some viable alternatives.


November 9, 2011

Blackening Stainless in Various Markets

Stainless Steel blackening applications within the military and decorative markets



September 30, 2011

Finishes for Pewter



September 30, 2011

A Visit Back In Time



June 30, 2011

Hubbard-Hall New Hires









May 20, 2011

Hubbard-Hall Sponsors State Chemistry Challenge

Hubbard-Hall hosts the Connecticut state You Be The Chemist Challenge for ten Waterbury area middle school students



March 31, 2011

A Little Black Magic




February 28, 2011

Hubbard-Hall in Your Home: You Light up My Life

Electrocleaning with Aquaopure will give brass fixtures, like chandelier, a brilliant finish


February 28, 2011

New Sales Administrator Joins Hubbard-Hall

Hubbard-Hall welcomes Sales Administrator Petra Rahamat



February 28, 2011

Achieve a Quality Black Finish with Fewer Hazards

Mi-Phos black zinc phosphate offers a quality finish without corrosion problems and the use of excessive chemicals.


February 28, 2011

OTC Model Rule for Solvent Degreasing 2011

Exemptions and clarification of cleaning and degreasing operations updated by the EPA OTC organization in 2011.


February 28, 2011

High Pressure Precision Cleaner

Caustic and solvent free aqueous cleaner for high pressure applications on highly finished metal surfaces


January 28, 2011

Hubbard-Hall in Your Home; Or at Your Local Brewery

Knock out odors in wastewater with Hubbard-Hall Aquapucks


January 28, 2011

You Be the Chemist in 2011

The 2010-2011 You Be the Chemist Challenge is under way, and over 100 students in the local Waterbury area will be participating this year.


January 28, 2011

Associates Recognized in 2010

Several Hubbard-Hall Associates were recognized for outstanding contribution, top sales and years of service in 2010


January 28, 2011

New Class Available

The Arc Flash Safety class is now available through Hubbard-Hall's online training program


December 15, 2010

Simultaneous Metal Treatment and Hexavalent Chrome Reduction

Written By Robin Tiede, Aquapure™ Product Manager



December 15, 2010

Recent Promotions and Hires




October 28, 2010

Options for Blending Custom Formulations

Mixing and blending various materials should be the easy part of the process, but handling hazardous chemicals requires a great deal of expertise, proper equipment and safety precautions.


October 28, 2010

Minimize Rust and VOC’s

The latest edition to the Metal Guard® family offers safer, environmentally friendly options for rust prevention and protection that can reduce shipping and storage costs.


October 28, 2010

Hubbard-Hall In Your Home: Laundry Room

Hubbard-Hall’s Peroxy Blend NCB is found in many store brand non-chlorine bleach products, quite possibly at your local grocery store.


October 28, 2010

Need an MSDS from Hubbard-Hall?

Hubbard-Hall customers can now download directly from our Website.






August 10, 2010

Annual ISO Audit Complete














April 27, 2010

Earth Day Clean Up


April 27, 2010

The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Dry Slick

Fast drying industrial lubricant for a variety of substrates.



April 27, 2010

Hubbard-Hall In Your Home


March 30, 2010

Hubbard-Hall in your Home: The Powder Room

Hubbard-Hall's Black Magic provides a quality antique finish, often seen in high end powder rooms.


March 30, 2010

Strong Enough to Clean Metal; Safe Enough To Clean Dishes

New Hubbard-Hall Emerald products offer eco-friendly solutions for in-process chemistry for metal finishing applications, in addition to basic maintenance and floor cleaning.


March 30, 2010

Local Students compete in “You Be The Chemist” Challenges

Hubbard-Hall recently sponsored two “You Be the Chemist” regional challenges for local middle school students. Approximately 50 students from several towns around the Waterbury Connecticut area competed. You Be the Chemist is a fun and educational academic competition for 5-8th grade students in the field of chemistry.



February 22, 2010

Spring Savings for Training



January 20, 2010

Kill Odor with Aquapure™

Aquapure™ BIO, a new line of odor killing bioaugmentation products for wastewater treatment, are broad spectrum and designed to degrade most industrial wastes through biological activity.


January 20, 2010

2009 Awards Presented

Hubbard-Hall 2009 Awards of Excellence presented to Associates who went above and beyond the call of duty throughout the year.


January 20, 2010

Training for Military Personnel

Hubbard-Hall Inc. and Post University team up to offer educational programs for Military Personnel.


December 15, 2009

2009 Year in Review

As the start of a new year approaches, we would like to thank everyone for your support in a challenging 2009. After coming off our best year ever in 2008, dramatic changes in market conditions forced us to control costs, work harder and look farther for new opportunities to grow.


December 15, 2009

Fire Extinguisher Training




December 15, 2009

Reuse/Recycling Rinse Water: Update from the Green Committee

The rinse water produced at Hubbard-Hall will now be recycled in-house for non-critical equipment and maintenance cleaning.


September 22, 2009

Fall Training Update

Sign up now for fall safety training classes.


September 22, 2009

DfE Recommends Hubbard-Hall Products; Enters Partnership Agreement

Hubbard-Hall and the U.S. Environmental Protection agency recently formed a partnership agreement under the Design for the Environment Program (DfE), recommending general purpose cleaners Emerald HD and Emerald HD2.


September 22, 2009

White Papers Provide Valuable Information

Valuable resources including white papers, user guides and case studies are now available on the Hubbard-Hall website.


September 22, 2009

Welcome Ben Kielbowicz


September 22, 2009

Hubbard-Hall to Present at NASF in Myrtle Beach

Scott Papst, technical director at Hubbard-Hall will be presenting a paper covering the functional attributes and applications with black oxide coatings at the NASF/AESF Palmetto Branch Kick-Off meeting.


September 22, 2009

President’s Circle Award


September 22, 2009

Staying Ahead of Solvent Regulations

In response to regulations regarding solvent cleaning, Hubbard-Hall sponsored a solvent symposium bringing together industry experts, equipment specialists and government regulators to discuss the issues and alternatives. Relevant and valuable content is also available via the Hubbard-Hall website, providing detailed information for specific applications and solvent recommendations.


September 22, 2009

VOC Regulations Hit Home

In response to the lower VOC solvent regulations, often referred to as California solvents or simply water-based solvents, Hubbard-Hall is prepared and ready to meet your needs and the new standards.


September 22, 2009

Hubbard-Hall Meets New ISO Standards

After a full ISO audit, Hubbard-Hall now meets the ISO 9001:2008 standard


June 11, 2009

Effectively Strip Anodize Films and Top Coats

Enerox™ Stripper ANO, a safer solution to replace traditional, heated chromic-phosphoric acid solutions for etching or stripping aluminum.


June 11, 2009

Process Survey Increases Productivity

Improve productivity and profitability with a process survey from Hubbard-Hall


June 11, 2009

Dipsol Products Now Available

Effective April 2009, Hubbard-Hall Inc. is an authorized distributor for Dipsol of America


June 11, 2009

Preparing Students for Careers in Technology

Hubbard-Hall participates in technology career workshop for local high school students.


June 11, 2009

Latest Products in Emerald line

Hubbard-Hall offers the Emerald line of environmentally friendly cleaners. The most recent additions to this line, Emerald HD2 and Emerald ICP 1 are now available.


June 11, 2009

Hubbard Hall Sponsors State Chemistry Challenge

On April 4th Hubbard-Hall Inc., along with Charkit Chemical Corp., sponsor the You Be The Chemist challenge for CT middle school students.



September 15, 2008

2008 Fall issue of ChemNotes