About Us

Since 1978, International Chemtex has been helping customers treat their process, heating, cooling and wastewater systems.  With an emphasis on safety, we focus on controlling utility costs and extending equipment life.  We accomplish this with industry leading technology and continual improvement in manufacturing and service.  Our people are highly trained to help find the most cost-effective solution for your facility.

With locations throughout North America and the Caribbean, we are one of the largest independent water treatment companies in the United States.  Being independent means we answer to our customers.

Mission State
We at Chemtex are committed to providing solutions to our customers' water treatment needs and delivering outstanding customer service. We offer innovative chemistries and technologies for water using processes to ensure sustainability and growth to benefit our customers as well as our organization.

Our value is the empowerment of knowledge to both our customers and employees which results in protection of customers' infrastructures and savings of natural resources. Quality performance and employee safety are the responsibilities of every level of this organization, and employees are encouraged to make contributions for quality improvement.

Primary Applications

Cooling Water Treatment
Chemtex produces a comprehensive line of products to control scaling, corrosion, deposition and microbiological fouling in open and closed recirculating and once-through cooling water systems.

Boiler Water Treatment
Chemtex boiler treatment products provide complete scale and corrosion control in boiler, pre-boiler and condensate return systems.

Closed Loop Treatment
Chemtex provides a wide array of closed loop products to protect our customers’ loop systems from corrosion, fouling and microbial growth.

Reverse Osmosis Treatment
We offer an extensive line of RO products including:

  • Membrane cleaners
  • Anti-scalants
  • Microbiocides

Wastewater Treatment
We have the technology and expertise to handle all your wastewater treatment problems from metals removal to BOD and COD reduction.

Ancillary Products
From cleaners and dechlorinators to rust converters and bacterial digestants, we offer a variety of innovative products to help you maintain your entire facility.

Our main production facility and technical laboratory are located at its ISO 9001:2008 certified Lakeville, Minnesota headquarters. The company also has production facilities in Roanoke, Virginia and San Juan, Puerto Rico. We have over 30 sales offices located throughout the United States.

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Tech Talk


Within the next decade, it is estimated that as many as 40 states will see water shortages in at least some areas. Water Recycling and Reuse helps protect this precious resouce as well as offer finanical savings.


What's New

Lab Test Tubes

International Chemtex enhances its Loop Protector Program with two new products. LoopGuard 265 and 266 provide the latest in corrosion inhibitor technology employing film forming amines for protection of multi-metal closed hot and chilled loops. They are designed for use where high pH issues are a problem. These filming amines provide protection on copper, mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum, as well as other metals. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

The Trend

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Chlorine dioxide (CLO2) is one of the most effective biocides on the market, yet there is a reluctance to utilize this biocide due to the strong chlorine odor of the product. The application recommendations in this Trend will provide you with thest latest information for applying Chemtex ACD-300 safely, effectively and odor free.

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