We create value and brighten lives by:
Providing World Class Customer Satisfaction
We get to know our customers personally and professionally because we believe that tomorrow’s most innovative ideas emerge from the relationships we build today. We ideate, challenge, and strategize together toward the shared vision of exceeding our customers’ expectations and achieving complex product requirements. By solving challenges in collaboration with our customers, we build lasting relationships that inspire us to continuously improve the chemistry that enhances our everyday lives.
Positively Impacting our Communities and Society
From safer airbags to energy-saving catalysts, our products improve the quality of life for millions of people worldwide. Beyond our expertise in chemistry, the people of Shepherd Chemical care eeply about positively impacting our local communities and society at large. We regularly volunteer to teach chemistry lessons at local high schools, serve nonprofits with financial donations, and invite college students to learn about the chemical industry through robust internships and cooperative education opportunities.
We view the world with an eye for creating value. Our reliable 5D stage-gate approach to new product development allows us to efficiently guide custom co-development efforts that create remarkable value for our customers. Our history of passing down knowledge from one generation to the next and our commitment to quality improvement drive us to continuously innovate our core product lines for enhanced performance, increased efficiency, and higher value.
Being a Great Place to Work
We believe that work is a blessing. With an ambitious spirit, we aim to make Shepherd a fulfilling space for personal and professional growth. Open communication, trust and commitment to the golden rule are embedded into our culture. Ask around and you’ll find incredible stories of individual contribution and family history. Some families have worked here for three or more generations, recommending Shepherd to their children and grandchildren as a great place to work. Our employees scale projects from “concept to container”, travel the world to visit customers and attend industry conferences, and participate in community initiatives for health, wellness, safety and philanthropy. Doing meaningful work with trusted, talented colleagues is our formula for being a great place to work.