Company of America embodies the same impeccable service that has fueled the
growth of our parent company, Schill + Seilacher "Struktol" GmbH,
since 1877. After 100 years of serving
specialty product manufacturers in Europe and Southeast Asia, the company
opened Struktol Canada Ltd. in Canada as its first North American sales
office. The U.S. tire industry beckoned
and the firm answered with Struktol Company of America, a sales office in Akron,
Ohio, the heart of the tire business.
a handful of technical experts, we introduced processing and homogenizing
agents to tire compounders. Struktol
Company of America opened a production facility in Stow, Ohio on May 22, 1979
and as STRUKTOL® products gained acceptance in tire compounds we were able to
service the unique needs of the tire industry. We also developed a nationwide network of technical sales experts and
warehouses to guarantee the immediate service and technical support for which
we are well recognized.
The next decade brought considerable
growth, with three expansions and the addition of 70 employees. We not only became the No. 1 supplier of
rubber processing chemicals, but our industry award-winning technical sales
specialists were enlisted by other rubber chemical companies to represent their
products as well.
the years, Struktol expanded its expertise into the plastics, PVC and wood
plastics composites industries worldwide. These industries continue to grow, and to assure we would meet customer demands, Struktol grew its facilities again with five
manufacturing and warehousing expansions since 1994 bringing the total plant
size to 120,000 sq. ft., not including a 97,000 sq. ft. space at an offsite
location which was added in 2012.
Approximately 120 people are employed
at Struktol Company of America, with representation in over 100 countries
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