In business since 1962, CRUCIBLE CHEMICAL COMPANY is an established leader in the foam control & specialty chemicals industries. Originally formed as an outgrowth of the rapidly expanding silicone industry, today Crucible's main business is the manufacture, sale and service of the finest antifoaming and defoaming agents of all kinds – silicones, non-silicones, and blends – as well as release agents, specialty surfactants and textile auxiliaries.

Each of our many products has been developed by a thorough technical service, problem-solving approach. The backbone, not the sideline, of our business has been, “Better Chemistry through Better Effort.” Following this approach, Crucible is committed to finding the best foam control agent to fit your specifications and solve your particular problems. Crucible has developed a high quality line of FOAMKILL® brand foam control agents, serving virtually every industry where fluid substances are processed.

Industries served include:

  • Plastics
  • Rubber
  • Adhesives
  • Inks
  • Agriculture
  • Metal Processing
  • Soaps & Detergents
  • Fermentation
  • Cosmetics
  • Textiles
  • Petroleum
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Food Processing
  • Waste Treatment
  • Paint & Coatings
  • Chemical Compounding
  • Janitorial

Crucible is also committed to a strong research & development function to support the sales & plant staff. The laboratory facility consists of multiple areas of activity – from analytical and quality control to new and custom product development.

Production capabilities range in size from one pound batches to 6,000 gallon batches made in the compounding plant.

Crucible is located in Greenville, South Carolina at the South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center.