About Us

About Us

Founded in 1973, TH Hilson Company is a mid-sized, progressive specialty chemical distributor. We are headquartered in the Chicagoland area, with satellite sales and distribution centers strategically located throughout the region so we are never out of reach.



We bring together resources from a diverse chain of partner suppliers to satisfy the aims and needs of manufacturers across most major chemical markets. Combined with our expertise within these markets, we provide our customers the very best blend of value, technology and support to bring their product ideas to market.



Being deeply involved in the supply, distribution and production processes specific to our key markets, TH Hilson Company is ideally positioned to help you understand and develop your differential advantage and affiliate you with the best resources for your project.


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TH Hilson is your connection to formulating success. With decades of experience, technical expertise, extensive market knowledge and our long-standing innovative partnerships…we can help source the specialty additive you’re looking for.

Hilson Highlights:

Looking for Superior Corrosion Resistance?

EPS 2535 & 2540 Offer Outstanding Performance in Water-Based Industrial Coatings

For ferrous & non-ferrous metal, wood and plastic substrates, EPS 2535 & 2540 acrylic emulsion polymers yield superior coatings:

  • Superior corrosion resistance
  • Excellent gloss development & retention
  • Excellent early water resistance
  • Excellent adhesion to ferrous & non-ferrous metal substrates
  • Broad solvent compatibility

Formulating Recommendations with EPS 2535, Click Here

Formulating Recommendations with EPS 2540, Click Here

Need more info or a sample? Give TH Hilson a call today:
(630) 665-3085

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Discover The New Generation of Natural Actives:
With Optimal Concentration & Analytical Identification

NUTRA-PHYTAMIS for food supplements

  • Concentrated and titrated in active molecules
  • Full traceability from plant seed to extract
  • Exhaustive technical file: Food Botanical Preparation Data (FBPD)
  • US FDA registration as manufacturer of ingredients for food supplements
  • Optimum quality, competitive prices

Click Here to View the Offering of Nutra-Phytamis

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New Amphoteric Surfactants:

SCT - Southern Chemical & Textiles

New Techmine 280 and Sopalex 340 Amphoteric Surfactants

Techmine 280 – Octyldimethylamine Oxide, 40% active clear liquid, Prop 65 compliant
Sopalex 340 – Octyl Betaine, 40% active clear liquid

  • Hypochlorite Bleach & Peroxide Stable
  • Stable at pH 1-12
  • Low Foaming
  • Streak-Free Shine
  • Surface Wetting
  • Lime Soap Dispersing
  • Hydrotroping/Coupling Agent

Applications: window & glass, bathroom, grill & oven and all purpose cleaners; dilutable concentrate cleaners; acid & alkaline cleaners, heavy duty degreasers.
Recommended Concentration: 1-5% Actives

Call TH Hilson today for samples or more information.

With decades of experience, technical expertise, extensive market knowledge and our long-standing innovative partnerships, TH Hilson can source the specialty additive you’re looking for.

Your Creative Partner for Chemical Solutions…for Over 40 Years!

TH Hilson BrochureTH Hilson Company is a preferred distributor of specialty chemical raw materials to leaders in the CASE, Inks/Graphic Arts, MWF/Lubricant, HI&I, Personal Care, Plastics, Food and Pharma markets, providing quality service and innovative solutions to our customers since 1973. The company is privately-held, operates in 17 states, and has a history of consistent growth. TH Hilson is proud to be listed on the “Top 100 Chemical Distributors in the USA.”

TH Hilson Company is a 72.5% women-owned, WBENC certified business with headquarters in suburban Chicago, Illinois. We have been a National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) member for over 30 years and have implemented all guidelines set forth by the Responsible Distribution process.

Our success is based on the strong relationships we have built with our customers and principals, the technical expertise of our sales team, and our commitment to service excellence for our customers.

Partner With TH Hilson,
a WBENC Certified Business:

WBENC CertifiedTH Hilson Company is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2012, we are WBENC Certified with the National Women’s Business Enterprise: Certification # 2005119559. What does this mean to our valued principal and customer partners? A company purchasing through TH Hilson can receive credit for buying from a Women Owned Business.

Many companies have government bids, corporate diversity spend targets and can gain additional business from their clients if they can prove they have purchased through a minority or women owned business. Having WBENC Certification is the only way our customers can track purchases made through a woman owned company.

To speak to us about how you can increase and certify your WBENC spend through TH Hilson, contact us at (630) 665-3085.

Markets We Serve: Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, Elastomers & Inks • Food • Household Industrial & Institutional • Metalworking Fluids & Lubricants • Personal Care & Cosmetics • Pharma • Plastics