Press Release

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

ATRP Solutions, Inc. Renamed Pilot Polymer Technologies, Inc.

ATRP Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Pilot Chemical Company, is now Pilot Polymer Technologies, Inc. (PPT). The new name better reflects PPT’s broadening proprietary technologies in important chemical markets. “Our name change shows Pilot Chemical’s commitment to growth and innovation in the specialty polymer market,” said Patrick McCarthy, president of… Read More

Published December 21, 2017

Pilot Chemical Attends Cincinnati Manufacturing Forum

Today, October 17, 2017, Pilot Chemical attended the 2017 Manufacturing Forum hosted by Sharonville Chamber of Commerce. Pilot’s VP of manufacturing and engineering, Chis Leedy, co-presented with Cincinnati State about a chemical operator training initiative that Pilot has been developing for 3 years. The Manufacturing Form, Workforce Development 2017, is… Read More

Published October 17, 2017

Pilot Chemical Among Largest Greater Cincinnati Private Companies

Pilot Chemical is honored to be number 33 on the 2017 list of 150 Largest Greater Cincinnati Private Companies. The largest companies were announced August 11th by the Cincinnati Business Courier. The Courier uses a combination of direct data and third-party research tools to compile the annual list. Pilot Chemical… Read More

Published August 17, 2017

Pilot Chemical Company Acquires ATRP Solutions, Inc.

Acquisition expands Pilot’s proprietary technologies Pilot Chemical Company has purchased ATRP Solutions, Inc. (ATRP) located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as of July 10. The acquisition expands Pilot’s proprietary technologies in the oil field chemicals, lubricant additives and paints and coatings markets. ATRP brings with it a highly trained staff of… Read More

Published July 11, 2017

Pilot Chemical Company Sponsors Local Chemistry Competition

Middle school students from Hamilton County, Ohio, competed in the third-annual local You Be The Chemist® Challenge on February 27 at Taylor Middle School in the Three Rivers School District. Developed by the Chemical Educational Foundation® (CEF), the Challenge is an exciting question-and-answer competition that encourages fifth- to eighth-grade students… Read More

Published March 9, 2017