Pilot Chemical Company to increase production capacity
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Pilot Chemical Company to increase production capacity

Pilot Chemical Company, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. announced that it is taking steps to increase production capacity of its differentiated product lines to allow for future demand increases. 

Pilot Chemical Company is an independent global specialty chemical company providing high quality products and services to the disinfecting, sanitizing and cleaning; metalworking and lubricants; oil field and emulsion polymerization industries. Its proprietary core technologies involve alkylation, sulfonation, sulfation and a number of other specialty operations, including the production of biocidal quats, tertiary amine derivatives and organometallic fuel additives. 

Pilot Chemical said it is undertaking a multi-phase expansion of its proprietary ice-cold sulfonation technology at its production site in Middletown, Ohio, U.S.A. 

The entire project is due to be completed by the second half of 2023.

“This is in direct support of our business strategy to continually invest in growth and innovation to meet our customers’ needs,” said Richard Rehg, vice president – Commercial, Pilot Chemical Company. “This is a significant investment in a core technology for Pilot that supports the short- and long-term needs of our customers and the business.”

Pilot Chemical operates a state-of-the-art continuous sulfation process in North America. This technology is effective for working with high molecular weight feedstocks and producing higher assay products with lighter colors.