OPTIMA CHEMICAL ACQUIRES MANUFACTURING ASSETS IN WEST VIRGINIA

Norwalk, Connecticut, June 29, 2015 – Charles Hinnant, President and Owner of Charkit Chemical Corporation and its sister companies, Optima Chemical Company and Arran Chemical, announced that on June 12, 2015, Optima Chemical acquired manufacturing assets in Belle, West Virginia from The Chemours Company (“Chemours”), a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont. In making the announcement, Mr. Hinnant stated that the acquisition now gives Optima a second manufacturing site, gaining the additional capacity that has been needed for some time....

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Optima receives SOCMA’s Gold Performance Improvement Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 26, 2013 Optima Chemical Receives National Performance Improvement Honor.   SOCMA Recognizes Optima Chemical for Commitment to Improving Environmental, Health, Safety & Security Initiative. Optima Chemical’s Douglas Georgia facility is pleased to announce it has been recognized for exemplary efforts in improving its environmental, health, safety and security by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates’ (SOCMA). Optima Chemical participates in SOCMA’s ChemStewards® program, which...

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Optima supports local fire department

Optima Chemical Donates Life-Saving Equipment To DFD Luke Roberts Enterprise Staff Writer Optima Chemical recently made a donation to the Douglas Fire Department that could potentially save lives not only in Douglas and Coffee County but throughout the local area, as the Region 8 Hazmat (hazardous materials) Team, which covers 21 southeastern counties, will also utilize the equipment.  Optima Chemical recently purchased an Organic Vapor Analyzer, which they donated to City of Douglas Fire officials on Tuesday morning, November 19. According...

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Optima provides support for local Boys & Girls Club

Optima Chemical Pledges Support for Local Boys and Girls Club Committed to Helping Young People Reach Their Full Potential Douglas, GA – Optima Chemical Group LLC is demonstrating its dedication to improving the lives of young people in Douglas and Coffee County, GA, by announcing its support for the establishment of a Boys and Girls Club. Optima Chemical has pledged $10,000 per year for the next three years to assist with needed funding to launch and operate the local club. The mission of the Boys and Girls Club is to “enable all young...

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Specialty Chemicals and Global Supply

Optima Chemical Group provides specialty chemicals, toll and custom manufacturing to the Pharmaceutical, Nutritional Product, Catalyst, Flavors & Fragrances, Electronics, Bioscience and Specialty Chemicals markets.  Optima is a recognized global supplier of organometallics, boronic acids, reducing agents and other high value products.

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Optima to Acquire and License FMC Lithium Product Lines

Optima to Acquire and License FMC Lithium Product Lines

Charles Hinnant, President, Charkit Chemical Corporation and Managing Member of Optima Chemical Group LLC, joined with Gene Williams, President, Optima Chemical Group LLC, in announcing that on December 1, 2009, Optima Chemical Group LLC, a Charkit affiliate, has agreed to purchase and license selected lithium products from FMC Lithium. In making the announcement, Mr. Williams said, “The lithium products are a logical extension of offerings from Optima, extending our industry outreach. We have capabilities in place to quickly and efficiently...

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Optima Now Listed on SOCMA’s Highest Level of EHS&S Performance

In September 2010 Optima Chemical Group LLC was notified by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates, Inc. that they had placed Optima on their ChemStewards Tier III level. SOCMA presently has over 300 member companies, and Optima is among an elite group of only 12 companies that meet the criteria for the ChemStewards Tier III level. ChemStewards is SOCMA’s program for Environmental, Health, Safety, & Security systems, which include categories such as: OSHA recordable rates, Process safety systems, training programs,...

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