With a legacy spanning over six decades, Crucible Chemical Company stands as a trusted and reliable manufacturer of specialty chemicals. Our extensive portfolio features high-quality solutions, each tailored to address unique industrial requirements. Our commitment to innovation is evident through ongoing investments in research and development, ensuring our product offerings continually evolve to meet emerging market demands.

Since our establishment in 1962, we have been dedicated to the production of FoamkillTM defoamers, antifoams, textile auxiliaries, release agents, silicone emulsions, and other specialty chemicals. We also offer on-site technical support and custom development services to meet specific needs. Our mission extends beyond our product line; we actively foster collaboration, welcome innovation, and strive to deliver authentic value to our customers.

Crucible Chemical Company: Overview and Capabilities

Since 1962, Crucible Chemical Company has been at the forefront of the development, production, and distribution of a diverse range of specialty chemicals and processing aids. Our extensive product portfolio includes Foamkill™ defoamers and antifoams, textile auxiliaries, silicone emulsions, and release agents.

Our commitment goes beyond providing exceptional products; we are dedicated to providing tailored services that cater to the specific needs of our customers. Our team is ready to collaborate closely with our clients, understand their requirements and navigate their challenges. We also continuously strive to stay at the forefront of advancements in the chemical industry.

Crucible Chemical Company’s facilities are in the South Carolina Technology & Aviation Center along Greenville’s Interstate 85 corridor. Spanning over 60,000 square feet, our facilities are equipped to produce both liquid and powder formulations. Our batch production capabilities encompass a range from lab scale to 6,500 gallons, with temperature-controlled blending under various shear conditions.

Quality and Sustainability

At Crucible Chemical Company, ensuring the highest standards of product quality is central to our ethos. Our commitment to delivering top-notch products is evident in every aspect of our operations. As a testament, we maintain an ISO 9001:2015 certification, showcasing our alignment to international quality management systems (QMS) standards.

Our Quality Management System underscores our systematic approach to quality assurance. Through quality monitoring and continuous improvement initiatives, we consistently strive to not only meet but surpass client expectations.

Moreover, our commitment to implementing sustainable practices was highlighted through our involvement in the EcoVadis Sustainability Assessment in 2023. The evaluation recognized our efforts and awarded our company a Silver Medal, placing us in the 92nd percentile within our industry. As a third generation family business, we understand the importance of taking the long view, and remain committed to pursuing innovative and sustainable solutions that deliver tangible benefits to our customers, stakeholders and future generations.

Product Lines and Services

Crucible Chemical Company offers the following products and specialties to diverse industries:

Foamkill™ Products

Foamkill™ defoamers and antifoams are the flagship products within the company’s extensive lineup. As a premier provider of foam control solutions, we offer a wide selection of chemistries, including oil-based, synthetic, silicone, organo-silicone, and water-based products. These formulations are tailored to effectively address foam-related challenges across diverse industries.

The versatility and range of Foamkill™ products makes them indispensable formulated components in paints, emulsion polymers, dyes and pigments, inks, cleaning and sanitation chemicals, building materials and more. Foamkill™ products also are essential processing aids across a spectrum of industries, including pulp & paper, water and wastewater treatment, oil & gas, metalworking, food and beverage, and textile processing.

In each sector, the presence of unwanted foam can lead to production inefficiencies and quality concerns. Foamkill™ products offer a reliable and efficient solution, promoting smooth and consistent processes.

Textile Specialties

Located in Greenville, South Carolina, a city historically known as “The Textile Capital of the World”, textiles have been integral to our operations since our inception. Aside from providing foam control solutions, Crucible Chemical Company delivers a range of auxiliary chemicals tailored to the textile sector. These products encompass dispersants, scours, carriers, levelers, fixatives and dye process, playing a pivotal role in enhancing textile production processes.

Specialty Products and Custom Solutions

Crucible Chemical Company offers more than just manufacturing — our services include private-labeling and toll manufacturing, covering everything from sourcing to commercialization. We have a vast formulary, technical know-how, and a network of valuable partners. Our expertise lies in tackling foaming and other process chemical challenges, providing customized solutions that match our customers’ goals and needs consistently.

Why Choose Crucible Chemical Company for Your Chemical Supply Needs

Here are the key reasons why customers should choose us as their chemical supply partner:

Extensive Product Portfolio

Crucible Chemical offers a comprehensive selection of high-quality specialty chemicals. These products are developed to cater to a wide range of industrial demands. In virtually every application where fluids are processed, whether in the paint, polymer, textile, ink, or pulp & paper industry, our clients can find solutions that fit their needs. This diversity simplifies the procurement process and ensures a consistent source for specialty chemical needs.

Research and Development Focus

Staying competitive in the chemical industry requires a commitment to innovation. Our team prioritizes research and development to remain at the forefront of advancements and market demands. This proactive approach to staying abreast of emerging trends ensures our customers can access chemical solutions tailored to address evolving challenges.

Custom Development Services

Crucible Chemical Company understands that one size does not fit all. That’s why we offer custom development services, working with customers to tailor chemical solutions to their unique requirements. Whether you are grappling with a complex foaming issue or require a unique chemical blend, our team can collaborate with you to formulate the ideal product.

On-Site Technical Support

Having access to expert guidance can be invaluable when procuring chemical products. We offer on-site technical support, providing customers direct assistance and insights to maximize the performance and efficiency of our chemical solutions. This support ensures that you get the most out of our products and can troubleshoot any issues effectively.

Collaborative Approach

The company’s collaborative approach is a key differentiator. We work closely with clients to gain a deep understanding of their specific requirements and challenges. This hands-on approach fosters a strong partnership and results in tailored solutions that align with customer objectives. It’s not just about selling products; it’s about solving problems together.

Partner With Crucible Chemical Company for Top-Notch Chemical Solutions

Crucible Chemical Company has maintained a solid reputation for providing dependable specialty chemical solutions. Over the years, we have developed proven and specialized formulas to meet the specific needs of our valued customers. Our commitment to quality is also evident in each aspect of our operations, from production to customer service.

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