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

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 Sponsors the Southwest Ohio Science and Engineering Expo

On March 11, the University of Cincinnati hosted the Southwest Ohio Science and Engineering Expo. More than 300 students in grades 5-12 residing in Hamilton, Butler, Clermont, Preble and Warren counties presented projects at the Expo. Teachers, professionals and community members in STEM-related fields served as volunteer judges and awarded… Read More

Published March 22, 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

Pilot Chemical Company Achieves Responsible Care® Certification

Pilot Chemical Company announced today it earned its certification under the American Chemistry Council (ACC) Responsible Care program demonstrating the company’s commitment to the highest standards of health, safety, security and environmental performance for both its products and operations. “Responsible Care has always been at the heart of Pilot Chemical. Read More

Published February 1, 2017

Pilot Chemical Company Expands Leadership Team

Pilot Chemical Company announced today an expansion of its leadership team. “Pilot Chemical’s expanded leadership team reflects our company’s renewed focus on business development, quality, and customer satisfaction,” said Michael Scott, president of Pilot Chemical. “The new members bring years of experience and institutional knowledge to the team and will… Read More

Published January 3, 2017

Pilot Chemical Company Names New Chief Financial Officer

Pilot Chemical Company announced today that Derek Houck has been named chief financial officer, effective January 3, 2017. David Waizmann, current chief financial officer, will assume the title of business director, overseeing Pilot Chemical’s marketing, new product development, sales, analysis, and Pilot and Mason product lines. “With these changed roles,… Read More

Published December 19, 2016

Pilot Chemical Names VP of Manufacturing & Engineering

Pilot Chemical Company announced today that Chris Leedy has been named VP of manufacturing and engineering. Leedy will replace Ken Eckroth who announced his retirement in late November. “We are excited to welcome Chris to Pilot’s leadership team,” said Mike Scott, president of Pilot Chemical. “Chris’ extensive background in supply… Read More

Published December 13, 2016