ChemSpec's Supplier, Zochem, partnering with ARPM for Dickson, TN Plant Tour

Zochem & ARPM offering plant tour of its Dickson, TN, zinc oxide facility  


Dickson, TN - Zochem will host a plant tour event on Thursday, March 29. Highlighted as the newest zinc oxide production facility on earth, rubber industry executives will have an opportunity to tour the newest, state-of-the-art zinc oxide manufacturer on the planet, Zochem.

The Zochem leadership team has utilized it's more than 250-years of combined experience in zinc oxide manufacturing to improve its plant's capabilities. Cutting-edge improvements in key steps in the production process have significantly improved the end product, such as a new pneumatic conveyor, new control systems, and a self-designed/high-efficiency product filter collector. Additionally, the entire company’s culture is safety-driven.

This safety-mind culture is top-driven, has transformed the workforce, and can be seen throughout the entire company. Their safety record is impeccable and stretches back over 1,644 days without a medical aid accident. The continuous improvement culture has noticeably impacted operational results allowing Zochem to significantly grow their business in just three years from zero sales to North America’s largest zinc oxide manufacturer. During this plant tour event, executives from ARPM member companies and special guests will have an amazing opportunity to tour the state-of-the-art facility in Dickson, TN, while increasing their knowledge of how instrumental zinc oxide is in each of our lives.

During the tour, participating executives will gain new ideas and have the opportunity to challenge traditional paradigms and their own vision of manufacturing throughout.

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