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How Stricter VOC Regulations Can Lead to Specialty Chemical Innovation

  • June 18, 2024
  • Blog

Necessity is the mother of invention, and the need for innovation in the world of specialty chemicals is great right now.  With regulations tightening on volatile organic compounds (VOCs), businesses that make products containing VOCs or that release VOCs in their processes will have to adapt.  Seatex is an experienced chemical manufacturer that can help […]

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Behind the Scenes: The Journey of a Specialty Chemical from Concept to Commercialization

In the highly competitive, complex market of specialty chemicals, the development process is much more directly tied to profitability than for commodity chemicals, which benefit more from bulk transactions and streamlined logistics. We describe the path a specialty chemical may take below but the journey of your surfactant, industrial cleaner, fragrance, or specialty polymer can […]

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Safer Roads Ahead: Advancements in Automobile Safety through Specialty Chemicals

  • April 05, 2024
  • Blog

Despite buzzy headlines about new auto tech such as fully autonomous driving and onboard biometrics, surveys reveal that year after year, safety is one of car buyers’ top priorities. As a result, automakers continue innovating new features into their cars to better protect drivers, passengers, and even pedestrians.  In many cases, the specialty chemicals inside […]

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Clean Water, Clear Solutions: Specialty Chemicals in Water Treatment Processes

  • March 15, 2024
  • Blog

More than 99% of all the water on Earth is unusable by humans. With such a scarce resource, effective cleaning methods are vital to ensure what little freshwater there is is free from contaminants.  Specialty chemicals are one such tool we have at our disposal. At Seatex, our knowledge and experience helps customers develop and […]

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Innovations in Construction: Specialty Chemicals Revolutionizing the Industry

  • February 19, 2024
  • Blog

Few industries are as dependent on specialty chemicals as the construction industry. These high-performing formulations make structures safer, help them last longer, and allow them to be more comfortable for the people and animals that use them. They can do this on their own, or by adding them to conventional building materials.  At Seatex, we […]

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Collaboration in Developing and Commercializing Specialty Chemicals

  • December 20, 2023
  • Blog

Specialty chemicals like those made here at Seatex play a crucial role in today’s marketplace. For the construction industry, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and more, specialty chemicals help meet evolving consumer demands, ambitious sustainability goals, and tougher regulatory standards. The commercialization path is different than that of a commodity chemical, however. The need for […]

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Maximizing Crop Yields: The Role of Chemical Crop Protection Products in Optimizing Agriculture

  • November 09, 2023
  • Blog

It’s no exaggeration to say that the roughly 800 crop protection chemicals registered for use around the world sustain the lives of hundreds of millions of people. Not only do these products increase crop yields (and thus profits), they enable farmers to grow more in less space, a key benefit as farmland dwindles more and […]

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Working Safely with Flammable & Combustible Chemicals

  • October 02, 2023
  • Blog

By taking proper safety measures, flammable and combustible materials are safe to handle during manufacturing, transferring, and shipping.    The following guidelines can serve as a refresher for your chemical manufacturing business, or if you’re a chemical buyer, can help you understand what your manufacturer should be doing to protect its workforce and your investment. What […]

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Chemicals Logistics: Uncovering Hidden Profit Opportunities for Your Business

  • October 02, 2023
  • Blog

Be it a humble household’s income or a major corporation’s profit margins, the maxim holds true: a penny saved is still a penny earned. When it comes to corporate cost-cutting, logistics is one area of business activity that you may have overlooked. And as a one-stop-shop chemical manufacturer for over 55 years, Seatex has helped […]

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The Importance of Choosing a Chemical Manufacturer with a Culture of Safety

  • April 26, 2023
  • Blog

“Better safe than sorry.” It’s an old axiom that’s as true as ever today in the world of chemical manufacturing. Not only is it applicable to the manufacturer itself, but to you as the customer in choosing a supplier. A manufacturer with a culture of safety can have a direct impact on your bottom line […]

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