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 Names Pamela Butcher as CEO and President

CINCINNATI (Nov. 30, 2017) – Pilot Chemical Company announced that Pamela Butcher has been named CEO and president, effective immediately. Butcher has served in various capacities for Pilot Chemical, including CEO, president, COO and member of the board of directors over the last seven years. She replaces former president Michael… Read More

Published November 30, 2017

Pilot Chemical Employees Volunteer at the 2017 Prepare Affair

On Saturday, November 11th, Pilot Chemical employees volunteered for the 2017 Prepare Affair! The Prepare Affair is an event organized by People Working Cooperatively that helps low-income, elderly and disabled homeowners prepare their homes for winter. Pilot volunteers raked leaves to prepare homes for the coming months. To see pictures,… Read More

Published November 13, 2017

Pilot Hosts First International Distributor Conference

Pilot Chemical hosted its first International Distributors’ Technical Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, on October 17th and 18th. Attending on behalf of Pilot were Business Director Dave Waizmann, and Corporate Technical Manager Rick Shook. The conference was a great opportunity for our international distributors to learn more about Pilot product lines. Read More

Published October 27, 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 Named to the 2017 Deloitte Cincinnati USA 100

Pilot Chemical is proud to be ranked 35th on the 2017 Deloitte Cincinnati USA 100, a ranking of the largest privately owned companies in the Cincinnati area. The Deloitte 100 companies and their rankings were announced on October 8 in the Cincinnati Enquirer and on Cincinnati.com. Pilot Chemical has been… Read More

Published October 9, 2017

Pilot Chemical Joins the American Society for Quality

This week Pilot Chemical joined the American Society for Quality (ASQ). With this membership, Pilot further strengthens its commitment to service and product quality. Pilot employees will now have the opportunity to sign up on ASQ’s website to join in discussions about new ideas and tools to improve the workplace. Read More

Published October 5, 2017

Pilot Chemical Company Celebrates 65th Anniversary

Pilot Chemical Company celebrates its 65th anniversary today. The company was founded on this date in 1952 in Santa Fe Springs, California, by John Morrisroe. Morrisroe began the company with his patent for a process called ice-cold sulfonation, which resulted in higher quality products. The company has followed the vision… Read More

Published September 19, 2017

Pilot Chemical Sends Truck Full of Supplies to Houston

On Friday, September 1st, Pilot Chemical’s Ohio employees sent a truck full of non-perishable goods to our plant in Houston. These supplies will go toward helping our Houston employees, as well as others in Houston affected by Hurricane Harvey. Ohio employees donated more than $2,000 to purchase the non-perishables. Other… Read More

Published September 6, 2017

Patrick McCarthy attends and speaks at American Chemical Society National Meeting

Pilot Chemical’s Patrick McCarthy, President of ATRP Solutions, spoke at the American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exhibition on August 23rd. Patrick talked about producing atom-transfer radical polymerization (ATRP)-based polymers in commercial reactors. Traditionally there are complications in this process because of costs and scalability. His paper discussed the ATRP… Read More

Published September 1, 2017