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Pilot Chemical Launches New Corporate Video

Pilot Chemical is so excited to announce the launch of our new corporate video!  Within the past couple years, Pilot Chemical has acquired new companies, technologies and locations. While we have continued growing, one thing has stayed the same – Pilot’s culture of growth and innovation. This video encompasses… Read More

Published January 29, 2019

Houston Plant Hits 5 Years Without a Recordable Injury

Pilot Chemical’s Houston plant recently hit five years without a recordable or lost-time injury. This is a great achievement for Houston and for Pilot as a company. Safety is extremely important to Pilot Chemical Company, a reason Safety is one of Pilot’s Core Values.   Susan Leslie said, “Ensuring our… Read More

Published November 27, 2018

Pilot Chemical Sales Manager interviewed by Global Business Reports

Bert Gutierrez, General Manager of Latin America, was recently interviewed by Global Business Reports. During the interview, he discussed Pilot’s business vision and its current opportunities in the Latin American market. When Bert was asked about the sector offering the most opportunity for growth in Mexico, Bert mentioned oil… Read More

Published November 8, 2018

Pilot Chemical Company Names John Brantley to Board of Directors

Pilot Chemical Company made two important changes to its Board of Directors, effective immediately, electing veteran attorney John R. Brantley as a Director and naming longtime Director Bob Cellura as its first Director Emeritus. As a partner in the Houston office of international law firm Bracewell LLP, Brantley advises public… Read More

Published August 9, 2018

R&D Chief Rick Shook Retires from Pilot Chemical

Rick Shook is retiring from Pilot Chemical Company today after nearly 40 years, most recently serving as vice president of research and development. Rick spent his entire career in R&D, joining Pilot’s Santa Fe Springs facility in California as a chemist in December 1978 and serving in roles over the years that… Read More

Published June 29, 2018

Pilot Chemical Names Mike Clark as COO

Mike Clark has been named COO of Pilot Chemical Company, effective immediately. Clark most recently served as Vice President – Organics at Sasol Performance Chemicals in Houston. He will report to Pilot’s CEO and President, Pam Butcher. The announcement follows an extensive search conducted by Pilot’s Board of Directors. Read More

Published May 29, 2018

Pilot Chemical Names Glynn Goertzen VP of Corporate Development

Pilot Chemical Company announced that Glynn Goertzen, president of Pilot Chemical subsidiary Liquid Minerals Group Ltd., also has been named vice president of corporate development for the parent company. In this role, Goertzen and his team will be responsible for identifying and evaluating new strategic opportunities, partnerships and acquisitions that… Read More

Published February 13, 2018

Pilot Chemical Company Launches New Technology and Innovation Initiative

Today, January 16, 2018, Pilot Chemical Company announced it is investing $5 million this year – and tens of millions of dollars over the next five years – in technology and innovation. A majority of the investment will create and support a state-of-the-art Innovation Center, as well as expand the… Read More

Published January 16, 2018