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Columbia Chemical


Columbia Chemical provides high quality, specialty plating chemistries to the surface finishing industry.  For more than 40 years, we have been defined by innovative R&D, quality manufacturing, responsive customer service and expert product technical support.  Over the last decade, we have had a focus in developing green technologies that pose less of an impact on the environment.  Our company headquarters is located in Brunswick, Ohio and was built in 2008 to provide an expanded location to support our rapid growth and expansion.  Our current facility is home to our manufacturing, warehousing, laboratories and administrative offices.

Columbia Chemical Headquarters

Functional and decorative platers trust Columbia Chemical for all of their needs, from cleaners and acid inhibitors to brighteners, passivates and topcoats.  Our products have a reputation for high quality and dependability among electroplaters and surface finishers who want top results from their zinc, zinc alloy, electroless nickel, decorative nickel and trivalent chromium plating chemistries.

We are proud to be a 100% employee-owned (ESOP) company and that pride resonates in the way our employees work with our customers, suppliers and community.  As an ESOP company, every Columbia Chemical employee has an investment in our success and is motivated to constantly improve on the products and services that we provide. We supply our plating chemistries across the U.S., Canada and Mexico as well as to over 30 countries outside of North America through direct sales, distribution partners and Joint Venture companies.  Our global presence and product availability allows us to be a trusted supplier to automotive and other OEM’s with a global footprint.