Chem-Trend is the most proven partner in the world for release agents, purging compounds, and other process chemical specialties. Using a customer-centric approach and deep research and development, we listen and deliver, helping create certainty and success.

1445 McPherson Park Dr.
Howell, MI 48843 US

Additional Locations:
No. 88 Tuo Qing Road
Shanghai, CN
86 21 6922 5900

Ganghoferstrasse 47
Maisach/Gernlinden, DE
49 8142 4170

3rd Flr., Silver Jubilee Block
Bangalore, IN
91 80 6690 1300

1 Kim Seng Promenade
Singapore, SG
65 6736 0113

Avenida de la Montaña #109 Parque Industrial Querétaro
Santa Rosa Jáuregui, QE 76220 MX
52 442 101 9100


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Chem-Trend is the most proven partner in the world for release agents, purging compounds, and other process chemical specialties.

As Seen In CompositesWorld

CAMX 2019 exhibit preview: Chem-Trend
Chem-Trend is exhibiting its Zyvax silicone-free mold release system for the aerospace manufacturing industry.

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Chem-Trend expands availability of remote monitoring system
The DilutionIQ system is a mobile-friendly monitoring application for use with chemical release agents concentrates.


Chem-Trend opens R&D laboratory in Maisach, Germany
Chem-Trend’s new advanced technology center includes new equipment and dedicated laboratory space for its Thermoplastics, Polyurethane, and Wood Composite R&D teams.

Advances in Wind Energy Workshop

Advances in Wind Energy workshop registration opens
Two-day workshop from Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance and IACMI explores advanced materials, manufacturing processes and repair techniques for wind energy applications.

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Chem-Trend launches Zyvax 1070W mold release
Chem-Trend (Howell, MI, US) has introduced Zyvax 1070W, a water-based, silicone-free mold release agent formulated for easy and quick application through a spray-on or wipe-on method and let-dry process.

Chem-Trend acquires Rubio Trading & Consulting
Romania-based Rubio Trading & Consulting SRL will become Chem-Trend Romania SRL.

IACMI unveils nine-meter wind turbine blade
A large team of 11 industrial partners provided materials and on-site fabrication support for blade component manufacturing and assembly.

Chemlease Japan KK is now Chem-Trend Japan KK
Chem-Trend Japan will have the same location and team that has been serving customers across Japan for many years.

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Navigating tighter HSE standards for composites manufacturers worldwide
Solvent-free, HSE standard- compliant processing aids perform, today, as well as solvent-based products.

HAPS-free mold release
Chem-Trend (Maisach, Germany), a manufacturer of high-performance release agents, purging compounds and other ancillary molding products, has announced additional health, safety and environment (HSE) benefits for its Chemlease EZ Series product line, including semi-permanent sealers, release agents and cleaners for all composites applications worldwide.

Chem-Trend acquires Huron Technologies
The company says this acquisition will help strengthen its product offerings to the polyurethane industry.

Chem-Trend to expand R&D facilities by 50 percent at headquarters
Completion of the project is targeted for mid-2017.

CAMX 2016 preview: Chem-Trend
Chem-Trend (Howell, MI, US) continues to update its Chemlease and Zyvax brands by developing water-based release systems that reportedly perform as well or better than customary solvent-based products.

Converting the structural chassis to composites
Germany’s largest producer of GRP leaf springs for cars and trucks broadens its product range to CFRP stabilizer bars, which cut weight 50% vs. steel.

Water-based primer
Chem-Trend (Howell, MI, US) has added a new series of water-based primer products for its Chemlease and Zyvax brands, creating a full water-based release system for composites manufacturers.

JEC World 2016, the full report
CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.

CAMX 2015 preview: Chem-Trend
Chem-Trend (Howell, MI, US) is emphasizing the continued evolution of its Chemlease and Zyvax mold release brands with the development of water-based release systems that perform as well or better than customary solvent-based products.

Water-based, semi-permanent release agent
Chem-Trend has launched Zyvax TakeOff, a new water-based, semi-permanent release agent formulated for aerospace manufacturers using vacuum bagging and autoclave molding of epoxy carbon fiber prepreg.

Benzoxazines for OOA tooling
Can infusible formulations of this newer resin system produce aerospace-capable tools?

Chem-Trend facilities achieve AS9100C quality standard
Release agent specialist Chem-Trend has received the highest global certificate of registration for its quality management systems at two manufacturing facilities in Howell, Mich., USA.

Chem-Trend expands
The mold release manufacturer is expanding its presence worldwide.

Product Categories of Chem-Trend

Tools/tooling materials
  • Other tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Composite
      • Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
      • Composite, fiberglass
      • Composite, prepreg
  • Tooling equipment, materials and supplies
    • Mold cleaners
    • Release films, for prepreg
    • Release films, for vacuum bagging
    • Release agents
      • Release agents, internal
      • Release agents, liquid
      • Release papers
      • Release agents, sprays
      • Release agents, waxes