JNS-Smithchem Dow Construction Chemicals

April 1, 2021

Subject: Dow Construction Chemicals Expands JNS SmithChem, LLC as Southeast Region Distributor

Effective April 1, 2021, Dow Construction Chemicals, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (on behalf of itself an its applicable consolidated subsidiaries (“Dow”), will expand its territory with JNS SmithChem, LLC as an authorized Southeast region distributor.

Their existing (East region) and expanded (Southeast region) territory will include the states of MAINE, VERMONT, NEW HAMPSHIRE, MASSACHUSETTS, RHODE ISLAND, CONNECTICUT, NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, PENNSYLVANIA, WEST VIRGINIA, OHIO, MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, KENTUCKY, TENNESSEE, NORTH CAROLINA, SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, FLORIDA, ALABAMA, MISSISSIPPI, LOUISIANA, MISSOURI, ARKANSAS, OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS.

The authorization includes WALOCEL™ Cellulose Ethers, CELLOSIZE™ Rheology Modifiers, DOW™ Latex Powders (DLP) and DRYCRYL™ Redispersible Latex Powders (RDP) product lines.

For further information, please contact:

Jeff Ryan
Senior Distribution Account Manager
Dow Construction Chemicals
jsryan@dow.com

JNS-SmithChem Acquires CheMarCo Inc.

Paterson, NJ, (February 1, 2021) – JNS-SmithChem, a full-service distributor of specialty chemicals and additives, today announced the acquisition of CheMarCo Inc., a specialty regional distributor based in Greenville, SC. The acquisition will significantly expand the scope and sales coverage of JNS-Smithchem, while providing both companies complementary product lines to deepen the connection with their existing customer base.

“This acquisition supports the growth initiatives of JNS-SmithChem and gives us a much stronger and more sustainable organization well positioned for the future,” said Darren Jachts, CEO, JNS-Smithchem. “We look forward to leveraging each company’s established presence and market expertise through our expanded scope and geographic footprint, while still maintaining the level of service offered by a regional distributor.”

“JNS-Smithchem and CheMarCo share a similar vision for continued growth and commitment to technical sales and service excellence,” added Martin Carter, President, CheMarCo. “We can now offer even greater value to our suppliers and customers with the same exceptional customer support they have depended on for the past 40 years.”

The expanded distribution territory covers 26 states, including the entire east coast, from New England to Florida and west to Ohio, Oklahoma, and Texas. The product lines focus on the paints, coatings, inks, adhesives, building materials, plastics, rubber, and other specialty chemicals and additives markets.

Founded in 1981, CheMarCo has established its reputation in specialty chemical distribution through product and technical expertise, and reliability among its network of strong supplier and customer relationships.

JNS-SmithChem, LLC, a regional distributor of specialty chemicals and additives, has roots that date back to1917. Its long-standing commitment to providing superior value and service to its customers and principals is a result of strong relationships and decades of experience in the industries served. The company represents over 30 different raw material manufacturers. For more information, please call 1-973-278-9050 or visit www.jns-smithchem.com.

 

JNS-SmithChem to Represent DBC® Double Bond Chemical

Paterson, NJ, November 9, 2020 – JNS-SmithChem is proud to announce it has been named an authorized distributor of DBC® Double Bond Chemical Company. This includes their antioxidants, UV absorbers, light stabilizers, heat stabilizers, optical brighteners, photo initiators and oligomers. The markets include plastics, paints & coatings, adhesives, graphic arts, and other related industries.

“Double Bond is a world leader with innovative technology and unique products for several of the markets we consistently serve,” states Bob Whiteley, executive vice president, JNS-SmithChem. “Their product lines complement our existing lines of pigments, specialty additives and polymers.”

“We are confident our partnership with JNS-SmithChem will provide customers with exceptional service, technical support, market expertise, and regional supply to support the growing reach of our multi-purpose product line,” said Jerry Lu, CEO of Double Bond Chemical Ind. USA.

The distribution partnership will focus on the paints, coatings, inks, adhesives, and plastics markets and covers the territory of New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.

DBC® Double Bond Chemical Ind., Co., Ltd. is a manufacturer of fine chemicals, focusing on the polymer and UV-Coating industries. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, DBC supplies specialty chemicals worldwide, using a wide range of unique techniques and excellent quality. For more information, please visit www.dbc.com.tw.

 

JNS – SMITHCHEM TO REPRESENT SHIN-ETSU MICROSI® VINYL RESINS

Paterson, NJ, February 12, 2019 – JNS-Smithchem is proud to announce its appointment as distributor representing Shin-Etsu MicroSi® vinyl resin technology, a division of Nissin Chemical Co. Ltd. This includes the Solbin® vinyl chloride vinyl acetate copolymers for solvent-based inks and coatings, Vinyblan® water-based vinyl chloride, vinyl acetate and acrylic acid ester copolymers, and Chaline® silicone acrylic hybrid resins.

“Shin-Etsu MicroSi has very unique water-based technology for the inkjet and specialty coatings markets,” states Bob Whiteley, executive vice president, JNS-SmithChem. “Their proprietary silicone acrylic hybrid polymers have applications for rubber and plastics, and their solvent-based vinyl copolymer resins continue to be used in specialty coatings ink applications for film and foil where performance is needed.”

“JNS-Smithchem has a strong presence in the coatings market, and their people understand specialty materials and how to bring them to market,” said Ed Nichols, marketing manager for Shin-Etsu MicroSi. “We are excited to be working with them especially when it comes to introducing our newer resin technologies.”

The distribution partnership covers the territory of New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and parts of Ohio.

Shin-Etsu MicroSi® (www.microsi.com) based in Phoenix, AZ, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical, which has over $17 billion in global sales, with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.

 

JNS – SMITHCHEM LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE WITH EXPANDED SERVICES

Paterson, NJ, February 1, 2019 JNS-Smithchem announced the launch of its new website (www.jns-smithchem.com) highlighting its extensive line of suppliers and products. Some of the new capabilities include order placement, requests for sample and technical information and quick response for technical support.

“The mission of JNS-Smithchem is to provide the highest level of service to our customers, which means allowing customer access to our products/suppliers and having quick response time” states Bob Whiteley, Executive VP. “We are committed to providing exceptional value and services to our customers and principals as a result of our close partnerships, our extensive experience and knowledge of the industries we serve.”

The JNS-SmithChem advantage, detailed on the website, is its personalized, prompt, professional service, knowledgeable sales force, and expert guidance, based on over 100 years in the industry.

JNS-SmithChem, LLC is a full-service distributor of specialty chemicals, additives and packaging to the building products, coatings, ink, plastics, rubber, compounding, adhesives & sealants, textile, food, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and other related industries. The company represents over 30 different raw material manufacturers. For more information, call 1-973-278-9050.

 

JNS – SMITHCHEM ANNOUNCES EXPANDED ON LINE CAPABILTIES

Paterson, NJ, January 28, 2019 JNS-Smithchem announced the launch of its new website (www.jns-smithchem.com) which now has a broad range capabilities including order placement, requests for sample and technical information and quick response for technical support. “The mission of JNS-Smithchem is to provide the highest level of service to our customers, which means having quick response time and allowing customer to request things WOSMD is to bring the best minds together and arm our clients with the expertise to present their cases in the strongest possible light,” states Wendell O. Scott, MD. “Clients know they can count on the experience of our team to portray the complexities of science in a clear and compelling way when providing objective expert witness testimony in medical legal matters.”

Wendell O. Scott, MD and his dedicated staff prepare detailed, thorough reports for expert testimony, yielding a high success rate. Dr. Scott has provided insight and guidance to attorneys, insurance carriers, governmental agencies and other entities for more than 25 years. Recognized as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, he has performed medical malpractice review, IMEs in medical malpractice and personal injury and testified at deposition and in court since 1991, while actively engaged in clinical practice.

All cases are supported with Dr. Scott’s oversight, process and strategies for addressing medical issues. Attorneys and clients are armed with clinical reports, 3-D models and trial exhibit materials, giving them the strategy and confidence needed to win their case.

JNS-SmithChem, LLC is a full service distributor of specialty chemicals, additives and packaging to the building products, coatings, ink, plastics, rubber, compounding, adhesives & sealants, textile, food, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and other related industries. The company represents over 30 different raw material manufacturers. For more information, please call 1-973-278-9050.

 

JNS-SmithChem to Represent Shin-Etsu Silicones

Paterson, NJ, October 22, 2019 – JNS-Smithchem is proud to announce its appointment as distributor representing Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, Inc. a division of Shin-Etsu Chemical Ltd. This includes the silicone fluids, modified fluids, silanes, and other specialty silicone products.

“Shin-Etsu Silicones is a world leader in silicone technology with very unique products for several of the markets we serve,” states Bob Whiteley, executive vice president, JNS-SmithChem. “Their product line brings value into several areas we already serve, so it is exciting to introduce their technology to our customer base.”

The distribution partnership will focus on the paints, coatings, inks and adhesives markets and covers the territory of New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland.

A U.S. subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., Japan, Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, Inc. offers vast technical and capital resources to formulate solutions as a major supplier of silicone materials to North America’s medical, automotive, electronics, aerospace, cosmetics, and manufacturing industries. Shin-Etsu’s premium silicone compounds incorporate leading-edge technology, staff expertise, and value-added service; offering customers the highest levels of quality and consistency in specialty silicone materials.

JNS-SmithChem, LLC is a full-service distributor of specialty chemicals, additives and packaging to the building products, coatings, ink, plastics, rubber, compounding, adhesives & sealants, textile, food, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and other related industries. The company represents over 30 different raw material manufacturers. For more information, call 1-973-278-9050.