PeroxyChem is a global leader in peroxygen and adjacent chemistries. The company employs approximately 600 people throughout the world, with facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. With an unyielding commitment to safety at its core and backed by an exceptional team, the company prides itself on exemplary customer service, product quality, reliability and technical service. PeroxyChem manufactures high quality products and innovative applications developed as a result of innovation and superior technical expertise. We supply customized chemistries for electronics, energy, environmental, food safety, pulp, paper, polymer, and other industrial and consumer markets.

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1735 Market Street , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19103 USA

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Business Type:
Manufacturer
Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater - Chemical Water Treatment
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:
1883
Employees:
101-1000
Turnover:
more than $1,000,000,000 US

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FMC is a leading global producer of hydrogen peroxide, persulfates, and other specialty oxidants. The intrinsic nature of these products has long made them a natural choice when looking to address environmental concerns in air, soil, and water.

FMC’s 60-year history of peroxygen innovation and an experienced staff of technical professionals back all of our oxidants. FMC can leverage this expertise to help you to select and efficiently utilize the right oxidant based on your unique needs.

FMC’s has developed two innovative patent pending technologies that further expand the use of peroxygen chemistry to treat an even broader range of recalcitrant pollutants.

  • Klozurä activated persulfate for soil and groundwater remediation
  • OHP catalyzed peroxide for the treatment of organic waste streams

FMC looks forward to being your most valued supplier of environmental solutions.

FMC is a leading global producer of hydrogen peroxide, persulfates and other specialty oxidants. The intrinsic nature of these products has long made them a natural choice when looking to address environmental concerns in air, soil and water.

FMC’s 60-year history of peroxygen science and an experienced staff of technical professionals back all of our oxidants. FMC can leverage this expertise to help you select and efficiently utilize the right oxidant based on your unique needs.

FMC has developed a portfolio of peroxygen-based products for soil and groundwater remediation. These products can treat a broad range of recalcitrant pollutants, including chlorinated solvents, BTEX, petroleum hydrocarbons, PAHs, MTBE, pesticides, and more.

  • Klozur activated persulfate for in situ and ex situ chemical oxidation
  • PermeOx Plus engineered calcium peroxide for enhanced aerobic bioremediation
  • Hydrogen peroxide for chemical oxidation
  • Klozur CR for a combined chemical oxidation – aerobic bioremediation remedy

In addition, FMC is committed to your success through technical service support. FMC offers:

  • Klozur persulfate activator selection guidance
  • Laboratory services
  • Mixing and handling equipment
  • Oxidant demand estimation
  • Safety guidance

Who we are, what we do and how we do it

At PeroxyChem, we pride ourselves on exemplary customer service, product quality, reliability and consultation. Our scientists, engineers, technical experts and account managers are constantly seeking ways to bring greater value to our customer base.

Our vision is to be the leading global supplier of oxidative solutions based on hydrogen peroxide, peracetic acid and persulfates, complemented by adjacent technologies to the electronics, energy, environmental, food safety, and other industrial markets.

At PeroxyChem, we are committed to conducting our business honestly and ethically and to complying with all applicable laws -- this is our commitment to integrity. Our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct exemplifies our dedication to high standards and summarizes the legal and ethical principles that we follow every day.

Our Approach

We are a company founded on strong core values that emphasize safety, our people, innovation, focus and growth and continuous improvement. Our technical expertise sets us apart. And, our scientists and engineers work hand-in-hand with customers around the globe to provide a full complement of services to reach a solution that works for our customers and their customers.

Safety
Our excellent safety record is a deep part of our heritage and an incident-free workplace is our first and foremost goal.

Innovation
We pride ourselves on the quality products and innovative applications that are developed as a result of ingenuity and technical expertise. Industry demands are constantly evolving, and so are we.

Sustainability
As an industry leader with a global footprint, we know that progress happens with hard work, a commitment to success and most of all, sustainable practices.

Customer Focus
The strength and value of our business lies in our people and their commitment to working with customers to provide customized solutions, technical expertise and ongoing support to meet all customer needs.

Sustainability

We embrace sustainability as an essential part of our company practice. We’re mindful of efficient and sustainable ways to operate our business that will create a shared value for PeroxyChem, our customers and communities.

And as an industry leader with a global footprint, we know that progress happens with hard work, a commitment to success and most of all, respect for our surroundings. Like our products, we’re employed in service to the environment and sustainability is an essential part of how we do business.

Innovation

We are passionate about innovation. It’s the lifeblood of our future. We’re committed to constantly advancing our chemistries and technologies to help our customers find enhanced solutions that meet their current and future needs.

We embrace sustainability as an essential part of our company practice. We’re mindful of efficient and sustainable ways to operate our business that will create a shared value for PeroxyChem, our customers and communities.

And as an industry leader with a global footprint, we know that progress happens with hard work, a commitment to success and most of all, respect for our surroundings. Like our products, we’re employed in service to the environment and sustainability is an essential part of how we do business.

We take a thoughtful, strategic approach to employing top down sustainability measures that improve the quality and delivery of our products, the practices of our people and the impact that we have on our environment.

Our peroxygens plants in Tonawanda, New York, and Rheinfelden, Germany, utilize clean, renewable hydroelectric power generated by nearby facilities for use within our operations. Our wastewater treatment business is working with wastewater treatment plants to replace chlorination/dechlorination disinfection with VigorOx® WWT II in order to eliminate disinfection byproducts, toxicity to aquatic life and operating concerns. And our environmental solutions business offers a portfolio of remediation technologies for treating contaminated soil, sediment, and groundwater environments.

PeroxyChem is committed to positively impacting communities around the globe. We actively evaluate our business process to identify ways of minimizing the environmental impact of our operations and to address customer needs.

Our goal is to develop practices and products that ensure a safer world and a sustainable future.

Responsible Care
PeroxyChem is proud to participate in the American Chemistry Council Responsible Care® initiative. We are dedicated to operating our business according to the guiding principles.

The rigor we bring to our business includes our unyielding dedication to safety. Our excellent safety record is a deep part of our heritage and an incident-free workplace is our first and foremost goal. We see it as a deep expression of how we value our employees, communities and environment.

We have an unyielding dedication to safety. Our products are crafted to enhance the safety of the living and working environments for people around the world. We apply the same principles of safety to our operations. And always have people in mind: our employees, customers and end-consumers. From the design and development of our chemistries through their end use and disposal, we work directly with employees, suppliers, customers, contractors and partners to promote responsible management of our products and processes.

An essential part of our safety plan is proactive product risk characterization and management. We prioritize products for risk management based on the degree of physical, chemical, health and/or environmental hazard and the potential for human and/or environmental exposure based on production volume and nature of end use. We tailor education initiatives, training on safe handling practices and equipment and a review of product distribution practices based on the level of product risk.

Our expertise and know-how is the backbone of our relationship with customers and how we conduct business with them. We value our long-standing relationships with our customers and work tirelessly to provide innovative ways to meet their current and future needs.

To further our customer dedication, we’ve provided solutions to hydrogen peroxide storage and handling challenges for nearly 50 years. Using a combination of pre-designed and customer-designed storage and handling systems enables customers to safely store bulk quantities of hydrogen peroxide. Our extensive inventory of tanks and trial metering units provide customers with cost effective trial support equipment and alternatives for low-cost permanent installations. We are capable of independently managing and/or working with outside engineering contractors to support customer project efforts throughout North America. Our Field Engineering organization group provides onsite system fabrication, maintenance, system passivation and commissioning services for new installations

For microbial control products, our Technical Services and Engineering Department (TSED) provides engineered delivery systems and is available to assist with installation, function testing, and in conjunction with the microbiology lab, works to start-up and line out the integration between the delivery systems and the production process with our customers. TSED additionally supports the equipment in the field once it is put in operation with instructions and repairs, either directly or indirectly. Additionally, we provide product support in the form of educational tools, product safety training, process safety support, and direct contact with experts in the TSED group.

Our Regulatory Affairs official ensures that the product being applied is appropriate to the intended task and provides guidance to the business as new products and applications are developed and submitted to various government agencies for approval. Our microbiology lab will assist in providing validation data with your process for regulatory purposes.