DICKSON, Tenn.—Zinc Oxide L.L.C. has selected Greenview Chemical as its sales agent for its zinc oxide materials.
Zinc Oxide said Greenview Chemical will handle direct sales relationships for both truckload and less than truckload consumers in the Midwest, covering Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota and Kentucky.
Greenview Chemical is based in Chicago with an office in the Detroit area and several warehouses throughout the Midwest. According to Zinc Oxide, Greenview Chemical markets products utilized by the tire and rubber, specialty chemical, concrete, agricultural, and tape and adhesives industries.
Greenview Chemical also makes polymer-bound dispersions of accelerators, power accelerators and antioxidants, carbon black, stearic acid, magnesium oxide, calcium carbonate, silica, and insoluble sulfur, Zinc Oxide said.
“Greenview brings over 40 years of zinc oxide sales experience to the table and will provide value to Zinc Oxide L.L.C., our customers and distributors,” said Ed Smith, Zinc Oxide's vice president of sales and marketing.
Smith said Greenview has partnered with a pre-weigh company capable of pre-weighing any chemical or combination of chemicals into low-melt pre-weighed inclusion bags ranging from 1-50 pounds.
According to Zinc Oxide's website, its plant in Dickson went online in July. It will utilize the French process method to produce zinc oxide from high grade and special high grade zinc metal, in addition to recycled zinc. The firm will offer grades designed for the rubber, tire, chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, oil additives, ceramics, electronics, glass, plastics, paint and coatings, tape and adhesives, and fertilizer markets.