The Shepherd Chemical Company was founded in Norwood, Ohio, in 1916. Now a fourth-generation company, we are a leading supplier of Inorganic Metal Salts and Organic Based Metal Carboxylates to the global community. Our success has been built upon the fundamental belief that exemplary character, quality work and customized products enhance the lives of everyone involved.
Our line of Specialty Chemicals and Catalysts continues to grow with the ever-changing demands of the global marketplace. Our capabilities are based on team work - knowing and working with our customers and serving them with development and process technologies that assure conformance to tight quality standards. Proprietary processes enable us to make Mixed Metal Salts, High Purity Reagent Grade Materials, Hydrocarbon Soluble Catalysts, and various proprietary blends, crystals, and powders with controlled particle size, density and surface area.
At Shepherd Chemical quality is our passion and continuous improvement is a way of life. We have been ISO certified since 1994 and currently are certified under ISO 9000-2000. Our ongoing participation in the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Responsible Care initiative affirms our philosophy of safety and environmental responsibility.
Shepherd Chemical now operates four plant sites in North America and Europe. Our two hundred-plus employees provide our customers around the world with Chemicals for Catalysts, Ceramics, Batteries, Plastics, Pigments, Petrochemicals, Polymers, Paint, Ink, Electronics, and Tires.