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Pilot Chemical Appoints Rob Harpum as Metalworking and Lubricants Sales Manager

Pilot Chemical is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Harpum as the company’s new metalworking and lubricants sales manager at its headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. Harpum will be responsible for sales strategy and customer relationships for Pilot’s metalworking and lubricants business in North America. Harpum brings more than 30… Read More

Published January 3, 2020

Pilot Chemical Acquires Órgano Síntesis

Pilot Chemical Corp., headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, announced today it has purchased Órgano Síntesis S.A. de C.V. (OSSA) located in Toluca, Mexico. The acquisition expands Pilot Chemical’s business into the Mexican market and South and Central America and provides growth opportunities for the company’s existing surfactants and antimicrobial businesses. OSSA… Read More

Published December 4, 2019

Pilot Chemical Names John Manka as Director of Technology

Pilot Chemical Company named John Manka director of technology. He will oversee product development processes and protocols from Pilot’s new cutting-edge technology center, which it is developing in its former corporate headquarters in Sharonville, Ohio. A 29-year veteran of the chemical industry, Manka will establish and manage the new product… Read More

Published July 10, 2019

Pilot Chemical Officially Opens New HQ

Pilot Chemical Company unveiled its new corporate headquarters in West Chester Township yesterday morning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by company executives and employees as well as local community and business leaders.  One of the largest privately held companies in Greater Cincinnati, Pilot Chemical moved its headquarters into about… Read More

Published June 27, 2019

Pilot Chemical Named a Top Workplace

Pilot Chemical Company has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Cincinnati Enquirer. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee… Read More

Published June 7, 2019

Pilot Chemical Launches New Product

Pilot Chemical Company launched a new blend of naturally-derived surfactants that contain a mild and environmentally-friendly preservation system. CalBlend® PE is the latest addition to the company’s line of high-performance blends for personal care applications. Gentle to skin and hair, CalBlend® PE is a complete surfactant blend that is… Read More

Published May 3, 2019

Richard Rehg Named VP of Commercial

Pilot Chemical Company named Richard Rehg vice president of commercial. He will report to Mike Clark, Pilot’s president and COO. A 30-year veteran of the chemical industry, Rehg will provide global leadership and direction for Pilot’s primary business functions, sales and marketing and support the development and commercialization of new… Read More

Published April 8, 2019

Manufacturing Roundtable Discussion with U.S. Senator Rob Portman

Chris Leedy, Pilot Chemical’s Vice President of Manufacturing and Engineering, and Jake Back, a Pilot Chemical chemical operator, visited Rhinestahl Corporation in Mason, Ohio, this past Friday, February 8, to take part in a Manufacturing Roundtable discussion with U.S. Senator Rob Portman and other leading area manufacturers about Ohio manufacturers’… Read More

Published February 13, 2019