With about 6,300 square meters, Chester is a small BYK location, about an hour west of New York City. The site was founded in 1952 as Chemical Corp of America (Chemcor) in East Rutherford (New Jersey) and moved to Chester (New York) in 1994. Around 20 employees currently work in Chester.
BYK USA Inc.
48 Leone Lane
NY 10918 Chester
Chemcor was acquired in 2012 by ALTANA and became part of the BYK family. Currently, 15 people work in production, warehousing, maintenance, laboratory, and administration. Wax emulsions, resins, surfactants, and zinc ammonium carbonate cross-linkers are mainly produced here in day shifts and shipped to the world from the company’s own distribution center in North Haven. BYK in Chester has been ISO 9001:2015 certified since 2019.