Velsiflex® products are environmentally friendly plasticizers, plastisols and chemicals used in industrial applications. Used as an alternative to commodity and specialty phthalate esters, Velsiflex® products are found in adhesives, sealants, caulk, coatings and inks, plastisol and various flexible PVC uses.

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Hex is a reactive intermediate compound that is used in the production of flame retardants, transport applications and pesticides. It is also a key raw material in the production of Chlorendic Anhydride and Dechlorane Plus.

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Chlorendic Anhydride

Chlorendic Anhydride is a solid, reactive flame retardant that imparts permanence, high heat distortion and corrosion resistance. It is primarily used in the Unsaturated Polyester Resins, Polyurethane foam, epoxy resin and alkyd coating markets.

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Benzoic Acid

Benzoic acid is a building block used in the manufacture of many end products including alkyd resins. When used in alkyd resin applications, it improves gloss, hardness and chemical resistance.

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About Us

Velsicol Chemical LLC is a specialty and commodity chemical company that manufactures, distributes and sells a diverse range of performance chemicals. Velsicol is a leading producer and marketer of benzoate plasticizers for various polymer additive applications with our Velsiflex® – branded product line. We are also the world market leader in cyclopentadiene chemistry including Hex and Chlorendic Anhydride. This product portfolio serves a wide range of customers and end-use applications in unsaturated polyester resin market as well as the flame retardant, epoxy resins, adhesive, caulk, paint and coating, PVC and plastisol markets.

Velsicol has been in business since 1931, and through the years, we have shown that we will not compromise on our core values of Service, Quality and Product Stewardship. Together, these values define our day-to-day approach of working with our customers on a solutions-focused and value-added basis of doing business. We are a company that has a long history of partnering with our customers with many long-standing relationships that have lasted multiple decades.

Velsicol’s global corporate headquarters is in suburban Chicago near O’Hare International Airport. We also have strategic manufacturing, distribution, and sales and marketing offices located all over the world in support of a global and multinational customer base.

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Velsicol Chemical Launches Ben…

Enabling alkyd resin, paint, waxes, polishes and liquid detergent manufacturers to source an alternate high quality key building block. ROSEMONT, Illinois...

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Velsicol Chemical LLC announce…

Transaction creates a top producer and marketer of specialty plasticizers Chicago, October 15, 2013 – Velsicol Chemical LLC, a leading specialty...

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