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At Focus Chemical, our products, service, and technical support are second to none. From polymerized esters and PIBSA chemistry to emulsifiers and other metalworking additives, our formulations meet the specific needs of our customers. We develop custom additives and additive packages that are specifically tailored to a customer's needs, and we continuously develop new chemistries to fulfill the future requirements of the metalworking industry. Thanks to our size and our capabilities, we respond quickly to your needs and fulfill your project's requirements.

At Focus, our focus is on the customer.


Our metalworking additives are some of the finest in the industry. We offer a wide-range of additives to suit the exacting requirements of a variety of formulations and other projects.

Custom Formulations

Don't see exactly what you need here? To discuss your custom formulation requirements, please contact Jack Kimes at (864) 990-2982.


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Our lab in Greenville, SC gives us the ability to provide you with the metalworking additives you need to complete your formulations. So, take a look around where you’ll find technical data sheets, product listings and more.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Pick up the phone and give us a call. Our chemists are always available to point you in the right direction.



Focus Chemical is your source for the metalworking additives that you need for your formulations. Our product offering includes corrosion inhibitors, lubricity additives, emulsifiers, performance boosters, extreme pressure additives and anti-wear agents.

If you can't find one to match your specifications, contact us at We can work with you to create a metalworking additive that is exactly what you need.

About Us

Metalworking additives are the core foundation of Focus Chemical’s business. Located in the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) - a vibrant satellite in Greenville, South Carolina - Focus is positioned to stay on the cutting edge of emerging technologies catering to the manufacturers of metalworking fluids.

As the lists of requirements from end users grow, you need a partner that wants to work as a team. Focus is a dedicated resource for any and all questions.

Our interest isn’t just producing and selling additives. It is partnering with our customers to create what they need to be successful. Focus Chemical dedicates over 2,700 ft2 to supporting you and your specialized chemistries. The responsiveness and efficiency you’ll discover at Focus will make you wonder why you didn’t look us up earlier.

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3 Research Drive, Suite 130
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 990-2982

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