Endless Innovation From This Worldwide Leader in Release Agents

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Featured article from Manufacturing in Focus magazine.

Insight behind Chem-Trend’s global leadership in release agents. 

Chem-Trend stands as a global pioneer in manufacturing release agents, lubricants, and compounds vital to modern industrial processes. With a firm emphasis on innovation and sustainability, the company’s products not only enhance workflow efficiency and product quality but also minimize environmental impact. Founded on entrepreneurial vision in Howell, Michigan, Chem-Trend has evolved into a worldwide presence, with its revolutionary water-based release agents leading the charge in transforming manufacturing practices. Bolstered by a culture of innovation and a commitment to meeting customer needs, Chem-Trend continues to push the boundaries of what’s possible, with next-generation technologies catering to diverse industries from automotive to rubber and beyond.

Beyond product excellence, Chem-Trend prioritizes sustainability by eliminating harmful substances like PFAS from its portfolio and striving for carbon neutrality by 2045. Through digitalization and continuous improvement efforts, the company ensures not only environmental stewardship but also customer empowerment and operational efficiency. Under the umbrella of Freudenberg Group, Chem-Trend remains true to its values while leveraging global reach and resources to make a positive impact on communities worldwide. With a relentless focus on innovation and a dedication to doing better in every aspect, Chem-Trend sets the standard for excellence in industrial solutions while championing environmental responsibility and social well-being.

Summary of Endless Innovation From This Worldwide Leader in Release Agents, Manufacturing In Focus (MIF), February, 2024 provided by AI (ChatGPT). View the full, published article written by Jessica Ferlaino with content developed by Jamal Francis-Anderson, and designed by Isaac McWhinnie within the attached pdf.


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Endless Innovation From This Worldwide Leader in Release Agents from Manufacturing In Focus (PDF, 8 MB)
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