We offer hundreds of surface-modifying products employing a wide range of chemistries including alkoxylation, esterification, phosphation, sulfation, and custom synthesis.

Our Specialties

Custom synthesis, product development, toll/contract manufacturing, and a full surface-modifying product catalog. 

Privately Held

With about 180 employees, we are also a part of the Syntha Group family of companies.

Our Commitment

Ethox Chemicals has served the industry with quality products and services since 1968. We commit to specialized service for each customer.

Strategic Advantages

We are located on a 45-acre site in Greenville, South Carolina. This location lends railroad access and close proximity to interstate 85.

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Throughout the years, we have accumulated a number of publications and patents that have helped shape the specialty chemical industry and cemented our place as one of the go-to companies for custom synthesis and problem consultation in the southeast US.


Ethox provides hundreds of surface-modifying products founded on a wide array of chemistries. Whether you have a formula and need materials for it, want someone to manufacture your product, or desire help with a custom formula, we are here to assist. 

We have spent more than five decades perfecting Custom Synthesis processes for our customers, and we’re proud to say we’re one of the most experienced providers on the market. Today, our lab and field experts work closely with our clients to find the best possible answers to problems, creating long-lasting partnerships in the process.

Toll manufacturing is another service we have provided to many satisfied clients over our decades in business.

Here at Ethox, our only goal is to help your business succeed. For more than 50 years, Ethox has offered our vast client list the highly specialized aid they require to manufacture their products and provide their services. 

If you have technical manufacturing or synthesis needs you can’t meet yourself, let us help.

Recent News

The 411 on Phosphate Esters

Phosphate esters are a standout among surfactants due to their valuable functional properties and remarkable versatility. As demand for them continues to grow, Ethox Chemicals is proud to offer extensive expertise in phosphate ester production to our customers.

Jan 4, 2024

Ethox Specializes in the Right Products for You

You need what you need when you need it. You don’t need an approximation, and you don’t need it down the road. You need it now and you need it to be right.

It was in the hopes of meeting these expectations for the broadest range of clients that Ethox was born. Today, we have achieved those aims, providing hundreds of surface-modifying products founded on a wide array of chemistries.

Dec 4, 2023

Introducing the New Ethox Chemicals Website:

We’ve got some exciting news to share! Your trusted resource for Ethox products just got an upgrade. At Ethox Chemicals, we've taken great care to ensure that our brand-new website,, maintains the user-friendly elements you love while introducing a range of enhancements that we think you'll find incredibly valuable.

Oct 25, 2023