Opened terminal services in Los Angeles, CA
Houghton Chemical begins exporting heat transfer fluids to Turkey.
Purchased American Chemical in NJ
Abigail Houghton (4th generation) begins employment.
Opened terminal services in Bristol, PA
Divest organic chemical & solvent distribution business to focus on heat transfer fluids & antifreeze.
Sold JetGo Division
Houghton Chemical begins exporting heat transfer fluids to China.
Purchased Elco Solvents in Carlstadt,NJ
"Supplier Of the Year" awarded by the Association of Water Technologies.
Opened terminal services in South Brunswick, NJ
Expansion of distribution through a third party warehouse in Portland, OR.
Opened terminal services in Tampa, FL
Novick Chemical acquisition and openning of our Scranton, PA facility.
Opened terminal services in Wilmington, NC
Joe Lima awarded the honor of ASTM Fellow.
Opened terminal services in Highland, TX
"Small Business of the Year" awarded by the The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.
Opened terminal services in Phoenix, AZ
Elco Solvents acquisition and openning of our Carlstadt, NJ facility.
Opened terminal services in Vancouver, WA
MacArthur Solvents acquisition.
Opened terminal services in Oakland, CA
Expansion of distribution through a third party warehouse in Chicago, IL.
Opened terminal services in Rockford, IL
Randy Dottin of the Walnut Street Center begins employment.
Purchased three divisions of MacArthur Solvents
Bruce Houghton (3rd generation) becomes president.
Opened terminal services in New Kensington, PA
Bruce & Mark Houghton (3rd generation) begin employment.
Opened terminal services in Piscataway, NJ
N. S. Wilson & Sons acquisition.
Opened terminal services in Lemont, IL
Houghton Chemical Corporation logo is created by Joe Selame.
Established Water Treatment Business
Philip A. Houghton Inc. is renamed Houghton Chemical Corporation.
Purchased Truesdale Corporation
Philip A. Houghton relocated to our current location in Allston, MA.
Establish Hydronic Heat Transfer Fluids business
Patricia Kincade, our Senior Vice President, begins employment.
Purchase N.S. Wilson & Sons
Proctor A. Houghton (2nd generation) becomes president.
Purchased Allston Terminal
Product line expansion with additional organic chemicals and solvents.
Birth of Houghton Chemical Corporation
Philip A. Houghton Inc., a shellac and ethyl alcohol distribution business, is established in Worchester, MA.