SolvChem Custom Packaging Division Blog

Read the latest news about our company’s products and services. Find out what’s happening in the chemical industry and what it means for your business.

Hazardous Chemicals In Plastic Packaging

In many ways, it’s a plastics world. The allure of plastics is irresistible for manufacturers and consumers alike. One particular sector touches virtually all others, and it’s adopting plastics at a breakneck speed: packaging.

The Effects Of Xylene And How To Stay Safe

Xylene is one of the most versatile chemicals in the industry, with incredible potential for thinning oil-based paints, among a whole host of other functions. Though as with any powerful chemical, it’s important to understand the risk to chemical handlers and the environment. For the chemists and staff at SolvChem Custom Packaging Division, safe handling is second nature. We want that to be the case for our customers, as well.

Below, learn about some of the more common safety hazards of xylene, and get a better sense of how you can protect yourself.

How To Properly Store And Handle Industrial Lubricants

warehousingAnyone who’s worked with machines knows that lubricants can be your best friend. They let you get the most out of your operations by keeping everything running smoothly. But there’s a flip side. If lubricants aren’t properly handled, not only will they be less effective, they could actually hinder performance.

Give your lubricants the care and respect they deserve. Here are a few tips for doing just that.

Paint Thinner Safety Tips

Paint thinner is one of the most commonly used chemicals for industries and individuals alike, but that doesn’t make it any less hazardous. Regardless of your training or how you’re using paint thinner, always exercise extreme caution.

Here are a few tips for avoiding the most common paint thinner hazards.

How To Choose The Best Chemical Warehousing Facility

When it comes to chemical storage, you have options — but not all options are the same. What should you look for when considering which chemical storage company to partner with? Here are four key indicators of a good business partner.

How To Store Chemicals Safely

Chemical storage safety can take on many forms. No single solution works for everyone because not all facilities are the same. But there are a few steps you can and should take. So, how should chemicals be stored? Check out the tips below.

Why Your Company Should Be Outsourcing Its Chemical Production

You don’t have to do it all. In fact, when chemicals are involved, sometimes it pays to partner with a vendor. Chemical outsourcing could be one of the smartest ways for you to take your business to the next level — and you wouldn’t be alone. Here are three key reasons that companies across the spectrum rely on chemical manufacturing companies for basic and complex chemical blending services.

Tips For Choosing The Best Chemical Warehousing Company

Not all chemical storage companies are the same. If you don’t know what to look for, choosing one can be tricky. What should you keep in mind when comparing options? Here are five key considerations.

Safety Tips For Handling Chemicals

By their very nature, industrial and household chemicals are hazardous — but there are ways to mitigate the risk of injury. You can never take too many precautions, but here are some important chemical safety tips.

Signs You Should Invest In Chemical Blending

Chemical blending services can be invaluable to your business. While it might seem like a luxury to work directly with chemical blending companies, there are certain signs that you can’t go at it alone. Here are a few indicators that it’s time to consider investing in chemical blending.