Harrison Ohio
Harrison Ohio

Nease Co. LLC

Nease Co. LLC produces a range of performance chemicals and is a global authority in hydrotropes and batch sulfonation technology.

With a focus on performance, flexibility, and a commitment to meeting the needs of our partners with the highest quality products, we have established relationships with the major global consumer products companies.  

The Nease product line includes a range of specialty products including hydrotropes, acid catalysts, phosphate esters, and naphthalene sulfonates.  

Easy access to interstate highways and rail lines provides efficient, cost-effective means for transporting incoming raw materials and outgoing finished products. 

We have established a strong reputation for delivering modified products to meet the needs of our customers in a range of industries including: 

  • Home Care  

  • Construction 

  • Industrial & Institutional  

  • Agricultural 

  • Oilfield  

  • Chemical manufacturing  



2014 Nease Corporation changes name to Nease Company LLC 

2005 Nease Corporation spun off from Ruetgers Chemicals AG and becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG) 

1999 Marketing and R&D functions relocated to Cincinnati  

1997 Reorganized and became Ruetgers Organics Corporation (ROC) 

1978 Acquired by Ruetgers AG and renamed Ruetgers-Nease 

1959 Harrison, Ohio plant built. Hydrotrope manufacturing begins 

1951 Founded as the Pedlow-Nease Company which later became the Nease Chemical Company 


Batch Sulfonation using sulfuric acid and/or bisulfite
Phosphonation using PPA and/or P205
Spray Drying




ISO 9001:2015
ISO 45001:2018


Nease Plant

10740 Paddys Run Road Harrison, OH 45030
(513) 738-1255

Nease Corporate Office

9774 Windisch Road West Chester, OH 45069
(513) 587-2800

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