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Barium & Chemicals, Inc.

515 Kingsdale Rd.
Steubenville, OH 43952-5218
United States

MORE THAN 80 YEARS AFTER IT'S INCEPTION, BARIUM & CHEMICALS, INC. REMAINS THE GO-TO CHEMICAL SUPPLIER FOR TECHNICAL AND PURIFIED GRADES OF SPECIALTY COMPOUNDS AND CHEMICALS.

 

CO-FOUNDERS ALBERT AND ANNA PAVLIK OPENED THE COMPANY'S DOORS FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME IN 1937, AND THE LEGACY HAS ONLY EXPANDED SINCE. THE FIRST PRODUCTION LINE, THEN LOCATED 20 MILES EAST OF CLEVELAND IN WILLOUGHBY, OH, PRODUCED BARIUM PEROXIDE — A PRECURSOR FOR THE SUBSEQUENT MANUFACTURING OF HYDROGEN PEROXIDE. DECADES LATER, IN 1960, BARIUM & CHEMICALS RELOCATED OPERATIONS TO STEUBENVILLE, OH, AFTER PURCHASING THE STEUBENVILLE POTTERY FACILITY, A 180,000 SQUARE FOOT PLANT NESTLED AT THE EDGE OF THE OHIO RIVER. THERE, ITS AMBITIONS CONTINUED TO EVOLVE, ADDING MORE THAN 80 HIGH QUALITY INORGANIC SPECIALTY CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS TO ITS REPERTOIRE, SERVING THE ORDNANCE, PYROTECHNIC, AND AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIES, TO NAME A FEW.