Led by the experience of an ASTM Fellow Chemist, this department has top tier products and personnel willing to communicate about your needs.

Heat Transfer Fluids
Heat transfer fluids

This expanding department formulates innovative and quality inhibited glycols while offering incomparable technical knowledge and delivery service.

Water Treatment
Water Treatment

Our specialty products are only sourced from leading producers in order to ensure quality and are backed by expert technical and chemical knowledge.

Contract Services
Special Services

Our laboratory, transportation, production, and warehousing services continually support our customers and can be utilized on a contract basis.

Welcome to Houghton Chemical

Houghton Chemical Corporation is a family-owned and operated distribution and manufacturing company headquartered in Boston, MA  with diversified but interrelated operations.

For over 85 years we’ve built an enviable reputation for high quality and prompt, courteous service in chemicals and chemical-related products marketed on a national and international basis.

Well-known for our profit sharing plan, Houghton Chemical provides quality employment and encourages all employees to be active participants in community activities at work and at home.

We are enthusiastic supporters of many industry and trade organizations including NACD, Responsible Distribution Program, ASTM, Association of Water Technology, ASHRAE, NACE  (National Association of Corrosion Engineers),  and ACS (American Chemical Society).