Press Release

Pilot Chemical Announces Promotion of Shoaib Arif to Research Fellow

Pilot Chemical Corp. is proud to announce the promotion of Shoaib Arif to research fellow, the highest-level technical role at the company. A promotion to research fellow is reserved for excellent technologists who have a long and enduring track record of technical and commercial accomplishments. Additionally, the individual must be… Read More

Published October 30, 2020

Pilot Chemical Disinfectant Accepted for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 and More

Pilot Chemical Corp., through its subsidiary Mason Chemical Company, has secured acceptance from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to add a SARS-CoV-2 claim, along with four new antimicrobial claims, to the label of its Maguard® 5626 product. Customers using Maguard® 5626 for hard surface disinfection can now claim the product… Read More

Published October 28, 2020

Pilot Chemical Announces Leadership Transition

Pilot Chemical Corp., a privately owned and independent global specialty chemical company, announced today that Pamela Butcher will step down from her CEO role effective January 1, 2021. She will remain on the Pilot Board of Directors and serve as a special advisor to the Chairman. This is part of… Read More

Published October 5, 2020

Pilot Chemical Adds EPA Emerging Viral Pathogen Claim to Eight Products

Pilot Chemical Corp. is pleased to announce that through its subsidiary Mason Chemical Company, it has received EPA acceptance to add an emerging viral pathogen claim to the labels of eight products from the company’s EPA-registered quaternary ammonium compound and active ingredient line, under its Maquat® and Maguard® brands. Emerging… Read More

Published October 1, 2020

Pilot Chemical Launches New Aspire™ Surfactant Blends

Pilot Chemical announces the launch of Aspire™ Surfactant Blends — highly versatile and processable concentrated blends of powerful anionic, nonionic, and cationic surfactants designed to help formulators create superior cleaning products. “Our team of chemists have been working hard to develop what they’ve called a formulator’s dream – a simple… Read More

Published July 20, 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 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 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