With over 50 years of industry experience, we are proud to help companies from around the world find ways to enhance performance, safety and sustainability in their products and manufacturing processes.


J R Hess Co. offers a full range of anionic, cationic, nonionic and amphoteric surfactants to boost performance and add functionality in several application areas.

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Our solvent selection includes a range of organic solvents for cleaning and coating applications, as well as select Alternative Solvents and performance blends with preferable environmental, health and safety profiles.

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Raw Materials

We supply raw materials, intermediates and functional fluids for a myriad of manufacturing and industrial applications. We also source and supply unique ingredients such as building blocks and intermediates for specialty pharma, food and fragrance applications.

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Formulating Components

Our formulating components are used by manufacturers and compounders to produce a wide variety of formulations for I&I cleaning, personal care, specialty coatings and more.

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Custom Blending

Our custom manufacturing division, S T Laboratories, Inc., formulates and produces custom blends for several advanced industrial cleaning, resin removal and advanced processing applications.

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Advanced Materials

We partner with innovative suppliers to offer advanced materials and cutting edge chemistries, include formulated intermediates, biobased and renewable materials, and new technologies for several application areas:

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