US Domestic Products

Rubber Chemicals
Rubber Chemicals

Company Information

US Headquarters

  • 4040 Embassy Parkway, Suite 190
    Akron, Ohio 44333
    Phone: 330-542-8400

Supply Chain Partners


Accelerators and Vulcanizing Agents

China Sunsine Chemical is a leading specialty rubber chemicals producer. It is the largest producer of rubber accelerators in the world with a total capacity of 150,000 tons per year. They serve 65% of the Global Top 75 tire makers including Bridgestone, Michelin, Goodyear, Pirelli and others. They are ISO Certified and listed on the Singapore Exchange.

Accelerators and Scortch Inhibitors

Shandong Yanggu Huatai Chemical Co., Ltd. is a backbone enterprise of China’s rubber chemicals industry. Its leading product has domestically advanced rubber anti-scorcher CTP technology and reaches internationally advanced level of similar products. With annual sales of 10,000 tons, it occupies about 60% of domestic market share. Clients include internationally renowned tire companies.

Accelerators and Vulcanizing Agents

Willing is one of the most important Chinese producers of specialty rubber chemicals. The company was established in 1998 in the China Dragon Town, Puyang City. The area is strong in energy, petrochemicals, and other raw materials. Willingchem focuses on rubber chemical research, production, marketing and technology improvements. The company produces more than 40 different rubber chemicals, with total production ability of 20,000 MT annually.

Antidegradants & Scorch Inhibitors

Duslo is located in Slovakia and is one of the largest rubber chemical plants in the world, producing agro and specialty chemicals. Sovereign Chemical Company distributes antioxidants, antiozonants and scorch inhibitors produced by Duslo.

Tall Oil/Rosin Tackifiers

Mobile Rosin Oil Company uses rosin and its allied family of chemicals to produce products for rubber, paint, lubricants and paper. The company was established in 1924 in Mobile, Alabama, and has provided low-cost tackifiers, process aids and metalworking lubricants for over 75 years.

Phenolic Resins

SI Group (formerly Schenectady International) is a global producer and marketer of alkylphenols, electronic chemicals and phenolic resins. Extensive research in the application and development of new phenolic resins has positioned SI Group as the leading innovator in new resins for tires, adhesives and thermoplastic elastomers. SI Group's advanced processes and engineering expertise result in resins with superior performance and consistency.

Antidegradant Systems and Specialty Cure Systems

Sovereign Chemical Company offers a comprehensive line of staining and non-staining antidegradants. It toll produces thiazoles, thiurams, sulfenamides, scorch inhibitors and other accelerators from China and India. It also distributes toll produced process aids and activators..

Astor, Astax and Okerin Waxes

The International Group, Inc. produces a broad range of petroleum-derived waxes that have been used in the rubber industry for many years. The waxes function as static ozone resistors and process aids. IGI offers a full line of microcrystalline/paraffin wax blends as well as straight paraffin waxes.

Metallic Stearates

The Mathe Division of Norac Company produces a wide range of metallic stearates at their production facility in West Helena, Arkansas. These high-purity materials find application in the rubber and plastics industry as internal lubricants and partitioning agents. Grades include a full range of metal types and specialty particle sizes. The dispersible grades of stearates are the industry standard and provide the best performance where liquid slab dips are required.

Taminco is known as The Amine Company. The production and marketing of amines, specialty amines and derived molecules are the core business. The primary end markets are agriculture (crop protection), water treatment, gas treatment, accelerators, feed additives, electronics and other chemical intermediates. Taminco has seven plants worldwide. Sovereign Chemical distributes accelerators manufactured in the plant in Ghent Belgium.

DJ Chem
Oxidation of Amines
DJCHEM CHEMICALS POLAND S.A. was formed in 1985 as a partnership to commercialize the founders' novel technology. The foundation of the company is its catalytic technology for selective oxidation of amines. Using this unique capability, DJCHEM commercialized DEHA (Diethylhydroxylamine) in 1991. The company expanded its technology portfolio in 1994 with the commercialization of DOX-1 (Mixed diaryl-p-phenylenediamines) and DOX-2 (Mixed diaryl-p-phenylenediamines).