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At Parchem, our approach to fine and specialty chemical distribution is to be your most reliable and resourceful partner.

We pride ourselves on being ProActive Resourcing Specialists.

Parchem – fine & specialty chemicals is an international company with small city roots.


Founded in 1999, Parchem began distributing industrial chemicals and has since established itself as a strategic, reliable, and dominant link in the nutritional, personal care, pharmaceutical, and specialty chemical supply chains. Parchem does not limit itself; we are also experts in providing raw materials to the adhesives and sealants, paints and coatings, agricultural chemicals, excipients, and flavor and fragrance markets. We are headquartered in New Rochelle, NY in the original J.A. Mahlstedt Lumber and Coal building.


We partner with companies across the world to establish and maintain strong relationships that allow us to source the highest quality chemical products available. At the forefront of technological innovation within the chemical industry is where we flourish. Parchem applies cutting-edge sourcing strategies to your supply chain as an extension of your business.


We believe in doing things the right way – this means operating by the standards of numerous federal and international regulatory agencies. Parchem prioritizes quality, safety, and responsibility for people and the environment. We are ISO9001 and USDA Organic certified. We are a member of the NACD, American Coatings Association, SOCMA, and DCAT, and we are TTB, DEA, and FDA compliant.


We make it easy for our customers to know that their order is being handled properly at every step of the distribution process. It is our privilege to use our long-standing chemical and raw material expertise to provide honest, valuable business to customers and suppliers alike.

About Parchem - fine & specialty chemicals

At Parchem, our approach to fine and specialty chemical distribution is to be your most reliable and resourceful partner. We pride ourselves on being ProActive Resourcing Specialists.

For decades, Parchem has sourced raw materials from around the world and marketed them to chemical companies and manufacturers serving key industrial and consumer marketplaces. These relationships are based on a long-standing chemicals expertise, exceptional follow-thru and the fastest turnaround times in the industry.

As a global leader in fine & specialty chemicals, Parchem has built a worldwide reputation as a vital link in the supply chain. Parchem offers an infrastructure with a highly technical staff and cutting-edge technology to ensure a flawless process. Parchem has a proven ability to anticipate market trends before its competitors, combining strategic sourcing relationships, and expert insights into the markets.

Our approach:

  • Extensive Supply Chain and Global, Strategic Sourcing relationships which secure the vital link in the supply chain of custody
  • In-depth Market Intelligence, providing our customers with a competitive advantage
  • Research & Development Technical Support from a staff of chemists, engineers and specialists to assist in formulation
  • Global Logistics, offering a full service approach for all import/export delivery requirements
  • Domestic & International Warehousing with local stocking points, inventory management and lot-control for just-in-time deliveries, including both hazmat and non-regulated items
  • Regulatory Expertise for hazardous materials to ensure social responsibility through health and safety to customers and the environment
  • Customs, Food & Drug Administration, Toxic Substances Control Act & Compliance know-how to ensure protocol conformance
  • Enhanced interactive website with live support, quick quotes and product information as well as an ERP system which offers leading-edge technology
  • Multi-lingual Customer Service to maintain a personalized relationship within the supply chain
  • Broad line of National Organic Program/European Commission Organic Certification to meet vast customer specifications and green sustainability
  • Active members participating in many industry associations and tradeshows, including The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates, Drug Chemical & Associated Technologies Association, Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce & Society of Cosmetic Chemists
  • Continued commitment to the community, customers and employees though active participation in National Association of Chemical Distributors Responsible Distribution
  • Core values driven by a desire to achieve excellence and operate with the highest standards of integrity
  • Continuous improvement and development through our commitment to ISO 9001:2008 ensures quality products and services that meet or exceed the needs and expectations of our customers

Parchem – Fine and Specialty Chemicals also services the needs of the Nutritional and Personal Care Industries through Parchem Nutrition Inc. This division offers a wide range of Vitamins and Amino Acids, Emollients, Thickeners and Stabilizers, Emulsifiers, Excipients and Colorants. Parchem Nutrition provides both Natural and Synthetic materials with the appropriate certifications, such as USP/NF, JP, BP, EP, FCC and Kosher. We also have an extensive line of NOP and EC Organic Certified Ingredients. We are able to provide these ingredients in various quantities along with the technical expertise you may require, to be a vital link in your supply chain.

Parchem – fine & specialty chemicals Your world leader in specialty chemical distribution.


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