Out Front as Specialty Chemical Experts.
In Your Corner as a Business Partner.

Customer-driven since our founding in 1849, we’re a progressive and reliable partner to over 2,300 companies across industries from military to medical devices, and hand tools to high tech connectors.

For Some We’re the First Call They Make. For Others, We’re the Last Call They Have to Make.

Unabashedly old school when it comes to doing business, we believe in conversations, handshakes, and doing the right thing, even if it’s the harder thing.

Handed down through six generations of family leadership, we are committed to building a sustainable business for the next generation and a culture that fosters collaboration and continuous improvement.

We are really good at what we do. And we’re fun to work with.

What Are We Good At?

What Are We Good At?
We are proud to say it - we like challenges… something that’s difficult to figure out… a process problem everyone else has walked away from. We will send our people tank side and tackle the issue together, why? Because we like to. And we’re really good at it. Whether you’re a Fortune 500 company or family run, call us when the other guys have given up.

And Here is the Data to Back it Up!

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