Our Principals Essential Materials
Dairen Chemical Corporation (DCC) is a leading producer of acetyl and allyl chemicals. Their major product portfolio includes Vinyl Acetate Monomers, Vinyl Acetate Ethylene (VAE) Emulsions, VAE Redispersible Powders, Allyl Alcohols, 1,4 Butanediol and PTMEG. Dairen/CCP also produces epoxy resins which are multi-purpose and high performance products developed using their own technologies. They offer a broad portfolio of epoxy resins from solid, liquid, and solvent types, all of which are suitable for coating and composite material. Essential Materials distributes their industrial grades covering paints, plastics, cement applications, CASE, building and construction and more.
DayGlo Color Corp.
DayGlo Color Corp. is the world’s largest manufacturer of daylight fluorescent pigments. DayGlo develops technologies that improve and enhance any color, from subtle specialty effects, to glow-in-the-dark pigments, to their classic range of fluorescents that react under black light. DayGlo is also a very significant manufacturer of conventional pigment dispersions. DayGlo manufacturing site is located in Cleveland, Ohio.
Essential Polymers has been a manufacturer of water-based polymer technology for over 30 years with manufacturing facilities outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Reno, Nevada. Essential Polymers specializes in polyurethane and acrylic chemistries with a special emphasis on combining the two chemistries to create innovative products. Industries served include building and construction, CASE, Floor Care, Adhesives and more.
Health & Beauty Solutions
Health & Beauty Solutions, an MTI Company is the premier supplier of active delivery systems that enhance topical skin care formulations and efficacy for dermatology to mass market segments. Delivery systems, liquid retinols, rheology modifiers, and other specialty additives are offered to provide solutions for younger, clearer, firm and more even-toned skin.
J.M. Huber Corporation
Calcium carbonate is one of the most widely used minerals today. It has many uses in a wide variety of industrial and commercial applications such as plastics, paints, adhesives, drilling fluids and paper.
Lomon Billions is the world’s 3rd largest producer of high-performance titanium dioxide (TiO₂) pigments and 1st in Asia in terms of TiO₂ pigment production capacity. Lomon Billions has over 30 years of TiO₂ pigment manufacturing experience. They manufacture a wide range of TiO₂ pigments for all major applications using the sulfate and chloride processes. Their high performance TiO₂ products are key ingredients used to produce an enormous range of products worldwide including but not limited to building and construction, paints, plastics, inks and paper.
Lotte Fine Chemical
Cellulose ethers used for thickening, water holding capacity, lubrication and stability in the application of construction, cement extrusion, ceramic extrusion, paint & coatings, adhesives, sealants, cosmetic, personal care, and household. Full portfolio of cellulose offerings include:
MC (Methyl Cellulose)
HPMC (HydroxyPropyl Methyl Cellulose)
HEC (Hydroxyethyl Cellulose)
As a diversified, global chemical supplier, Mayzo provides innovative solutions and products to a variety of markets and industries. Mayzo has several core areas of specialization, such as Additives and Specialty Additive Blends, UV & Light Stabilizers, Antioxidants, Release Coatings and more. Mayzo’s Custom Additive Solution Program is designed to solve customer problems related to additive measurement, incorporation, efficiency and hygiene. Mayzo works closely with their customers to uncover and define the most cost effective, quality driven solutions.
PQ is a leading global provider of silicates, silicas and derivative products. PQ’s products are used in a wide variety of industrial processes and many customer products, from decorative paints to green cement, from clean drinking water to green tires and from toothpaste to biofuels and beer.
Southeastern Performance Minerals
Southeastern Performance Minerals, LLC operates a state-of-the art muscovite mica facility that is based on patents that cover the separation of mica from the sedimentary deposits of clay, sand, and mica. These patents also cover the grinding of muscovite mica into a variety of high purity, high aspect ratio, low bulk density, mica products for numerous markets such as CASE, plastics, building and construction, rubber, cosmetics, sealants, adhesives, and many other applications.
Short Mountain Silica is a producer of high purity silica for both the consumer and industrial markets. Our reputation for consistently producing high quality silica products and focusing on the customer has been true since our founding in 1987. Essential Materials distributes a bright white sand for golf courses, lawn, landscape, building and construction and recreation needs, as well as FRAC sand for the oil and gas industry.
Sudarshan is a global supplier of high-end pigments with a diverse range of products ranging from organic, inorganic and effect pigments to performance colorants, pearlescent pigments and speciality chemicals.
Passionate about Quality, Thiele Kaolin Company is a privately-held company founded in 1946. Thiele Kaolin Company® is committed to delivering customer satisfaction, quality products, and reliable service, Thiele tailors every order to meet your needs. Industries served include building and construction, CASE, ceramics, paper, adhesives, printing inks, agriculture and more.
YIPIN USA is the oldest and most respected manufacturer of Iron Oxide Pigments in China. Yipin began manufacturing in 1931. Yipin has implemented several Quality Control Systems in order to ensure only the highest quality control standards in the industry. Yipin is ISO ISO-9001 and ISO-14001 Certified. The team at Yipin USA is dedicated to innovative pigment technology, high quality products and committed to providing the best customer service with competitive pricing. All products are warranted and warehoused regionally and always available. Our customer-focus allows YIPIN to tailor products with custom packaging and colors available for most applications.