Our people, our company, our culture

Inside Chem-Trend


Chem-Trend leads with values. We are customer driven, hard working, ethical, motivated, responsible, environmentally responsible, dedicated, and have non-stop improvement and teamwork.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We embrace diversity celebrating our differences under a culture of openness and respect everywhere in the world.​

​We believe that an inclusive and engaging workplace, where everyone belongs, empowers you to achieve your best self.​

We value creativity and teamwork, delivering innovation with successful results for us and for our customers.


Chem-Trend supports their communities through the Freudenberg-backed e2 initiative, which emphasizes “education” and “environment”.

The e2 program encourages everyone in the company to initiate and support charitable projects related to education and environmental protection.

At Chem-Trend, we work together to make social responsibility a priority.

Global Presence

Modern global product facilities and superior research and development staff support the company’s sales and marketing efforts. Chem-Trend’s insistence on work and environmental safety, customer satisfaction, and quality products has helped achieve the Ford Q1 rating in the USA as well as ISo-9001/2000 and ISO-14001 global certifications.

Chem-Trend’s global headquarters are in Howell, Michigan, USA. There are also manufacturing operations in Germany, Brazil, China, Korea, and Austria; and sales offices in seventeen countries. Along with a worldwide network of agents and distributors, Chem-Trend is well positioned to service the world’s main industrial markets.

Chem-Trend's global presence.


To learn more about career opportunities at Chem-Trend, visit our careers page.

Endless Innovation

Read more about what it’s like inside of Chem-Trend from the point of view of Manufacturing in Focus magazine.

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