2019 Trade Show Schedule

Jan 22, 2019 in Events

Optima Chemical Group is proud to be attending the following trade events this year: Chemical Americas Show, Dallas Feb. 11 – 14 CPhI North America, Chicago April 30 – May 2 ChemSpec Europe, Basel June 26-27 Chemical Americas Show, Charleston Sept. 4 – 6 CPhI Europe, Frankfurt Nov. 5 -7

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Optima Chemical Group Receives National Performance Improvement Honor

Jan 21, 2019 in News & Info

Company Recognized for Employee Training & Engagement DOUGLAS, GA – Optima Chemical Group is pleased to announce it has been recognized for outstanding efforts in improving environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading trade association representing specialty chemical manufacturers. Optima Chemical Group participates in SOCMA’s ChemStewards® program, which encourages companies to operate their facilities in an environment that promotes safety and...

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Optima Chemical Group, LLC. Receives the SOCMA Silver Award for National Performance Improvement

Dec 15, 2016 in News & Info

December 15, 2016                   Optima Chemical Group, LLC. Receives National Performance Improvement Honor SOCMA Recognizes Company’s Commitment to Improving Environmental, Health, Safety & Security   DOUGLAS- Optima Chemical Group, LLC. is pleased to announce it has been recognized for exemplary efforts in improving its environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) at its Douglas facility by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading trade association representing specialty...

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Optima Chemical Group’s “Birds-Eye View” Drone Video

Mar 4, 2016 in News & Info

Here’s our newest video showcasing our Douglas, GA facility, and introducing the new Belle, WV Site.

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Optima Chemical Group’s Facility Exceeds ChemStewards® EHS&S Benchmarks

Jan 21, 2016 in Featured, News & Info

Optima Chemical Group, LLC.’s facility in Douglas, GA is being recognized by SOCMA in exceeding the ChemStewards® Benchmark’s for Environmental Health & Safety and Security. This puts Optima in the top 7 companies, spanning 17 different facilities.

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Optima Chemical to spend $10M on DuPont’s equipment, plant upgrades

Dec 21, 2015 in News & Info

CHRIS DORST | Gazette-Mail Optima Chemical, which bought a couple of units from DuPont at the company’s Belle plant earlier this year, received preliminary approval for a low-interest $2.25 million loan to buy some of DuPont’s remaining assets at the plant. The plant now has a sign for Chemours, a company spun off by DuPont earlier this year. – Optima Chemical, the Georgia-based company that took over part of the old DuPont chemical plant in Belle, is purchasing some of DuPont’s remaining assets at the plant in eastern Kanawha...

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Optima featured in Spec Chem Magazine September 2015

Sep 4, 2015 in News & Info

Optima Chemical termed ‘Belle of the Ball’ with the addition of manufacturing facilities in Belle, WV. You can check out the article in the latest edition of Spec Chem Magazine Special USA Supplement,  which will be available at the Specialty & Agro Chemicals America in Charleston the week of September...

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2015 Summer STEM Intern Program Testimony

Jul 28, 2015 in News & Info

The Optima Chemical Group family is pleased to present the testimony of Miss Whitney Wilson on her recent internship as part of the STEM Program (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). It was our pleasure having her as part of our team for the summer, and wish her the best of luck in her future endeavors. “Only a few hours in and I could not contain my excitement for Optima Chemical! I most likely said that to everybody that welcomed me for the first week. I am most astonished to see such a positive work environment among...

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Optima Chemical Honors Outstanding Chemistry Students of 2015

Jul 27, 2015 in News & Info

    Standing Row (from Left to right) : Professor. Tzvetelin Iordanov Georgia Southwestern State University and Chairman of local Southwest Chapter of American Chemical Society; Jagvir Singh, Optima Chemical Group LLC; Gene Williams President Optima Chemical Group LLC; Zenil M. Patel Bainbridge State College; Nathan M. Allen Darton State College; Elizabeth Mann Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College; Martha Lou Garrity Georgia Southwestern State University Sitting Row (from left right): Gloria de la Garza Valdosta State University;...

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Jun 29, 2015 in News & Info

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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