Founded in 1916, The Shepherd Chemical Company is a fourth generation, family owned specialty chemical business. We operate three manufacturing plants in North America and Europe, manage sales and distribution offices in the United States, Europe, China and Japan, and ship our products to 57 different countries.
Shepherd Chemical develops and manufactures metal-based chemistries that create value and brighten lives. Our specialty chemicals are essential to technologies for consumer safety, environmental sustainability, advanced product performance and industrial process efficiency.
Partnering with industries from airbags and tires to fragrance and personal care, from petrochemicals and polyurethanes to lubricants and catalysts, Shepherd collaborates on both standard and custom co-developed metal chemistries. 45% of our portfolio is custom co-developed and manufactured for proprietary applications across the globe. We have a passion for innovation and expertise in working with our customers from initial concept to packaged product.