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About Us

At PICO Chemical, quality and customer satisfaction is our mission. We’re committed to bringing our customers exactly what they need. Our product formulations and services 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 manufactures specialty adhesion promoter resins for formulators of automotive PVC and acrylic plastisols and other specific adhesive and protective coatings. 

PICO technologies and support services provide environmentally friendly, performance-proven solutions to help improve performance, production and quality; extend service life; reduce the use, treatment, disposal; and improve profitability to the industries we serve.

PICO's laboratory is consistent in performing product research and development, quality control and analytical testing of both incoming raw materials and finished product manufacture, product performance evaluations, and providing technical assistance and customer support. We provide complimentary fluid analysis (CFA), reporting, and support of all PICO fluids to customers with their regular, continued use of our products.

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 for the metalworking fluids. 
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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 problems, 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." 

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.

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