The Shepherd Chemical Company develops and manufactures metal-based chemistries that create value and brighten lives. Our specialty chemicals are essential to technologies for consumer safety, environmental sustainability, advanced product performance and industrial process efficiency.
Partnering with industries from airbags and tires to fragrance and personal care, from petrochemicals and polyurethanes to lubricants and catalysts, Shepherd collaborates on both standard and custom co-developed metal chemistries.
45% of our portfolio is custom co-developed and manufactured for proprietary applications across the globe. We have a passion for innovation and over 100 years of expertise in working with our customers from initial concept to packaged product.
Eight of the top ten global chemical companies trust Shepherd.
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On September 17, 2019, the first patent in the 100+ year history of The Shepherd Chemical Company was officially published! BiCAT® 8840 and BiCAT® 8842 are the first examples of hydrolytically stable bismuth carboxylates that are effective as catalysts for spray polyurethane foams. Garnering the 2016 CPI (The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry) Polyurethane Innovation Award, Shepherd's newly patented catalysts will help lower the overall toxicity of formulations by reducing the amount... Read More