About Us

PICO Chemical Corporation is a privately held, family-owned and operated formulator and manufacturer of specialty chemicals and lubricant to clean, condition, lubricate, protect, and provide value for a variety of manufacturing and service-related industrial processes since 1976.

PICO products primarily focus on manufacturers of paints, inks, resins, adhesives, coatings, etc.; metal working, metal forming, steel producing, steel processing, metal service centers, and their related  industrial applications worldwide. 

In addition, PICO manufacturers specialty adhesion promoter resins for formulators of automotive PVC and acrylic plastisols, high voltage coatings, pre-applied sealants/dip coatings, and other specific adhesive and protective coatings. 

Excellence and Professionalism

PICO's manufacturing plant and headquarters are located near Chicago, Illinois USA.  Our staff, laboratory facilities and production practices each contribute to our industry reputation for quality and consistency.  Whether pail, drum, tote or bulk packaging, PICO delivers for customers worldwide.

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Personalized Appeal
Thorough knowledge of customer applications helps ensure the selection of the most suitable product to meet the customers' performance goals – whether the product is on-shelf or custom-formulated.

"PICO not only solved my initial reactor cleaning problem, but we got “bonus benefits” such as reduced consumption and waste disposal costs.  Because of the reliability of their products and responsive support services, they’ve earned my confidence.  We now use PICO for all of our in-plant chemical needs."   Production Manager, acrylic resin manufacturer.

Safety & Environment

We place top priorities on safety and health, accident prevention, and environmental compliance for our employees, suppliers, customers, and the communities served.

Ethics & Fairness

We stress and maintain to act fairly with high ethical standards, responsibility, and transparency. 


Customer Focus

We provide all customers globally with premium quality, value added, and innovative solutions and services to mutually develop trust and achieve sustainable growth and reputation.

Emphasis to Human Resources

We promote and provide an environment for employees to find value, growth, and opportunities in their work to continue to build positive relationships in the company.

Quality Policy

To provide products and services that meet and exceed our customers' expectations and to continually improve the effectiveness of our quality system.

ISO 9001 : 2015 Certified and Registered Through DQS Inc.