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As one of the largest independent providers of chemicals and related services in the United States, Hydrite is a family owned and operated business, serving the nation's manufacturers with the critical products and services they need to be successful.

Our Products

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Our Industries

Serving customers the elements of success for over 95 years, Hydrite is a trusted leader in North American chemical manufacturing and distribution, supplying businesses across a wide range of industries and markets.

Our Industries

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Our Solutions

We aim to provide creative products and solutions that support our customers’ goals, backed by a robust supply network and growing team of technical expertise.

Our Solutions

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Since the beginning, our employees have been the driving force in our success. Our core building blocks of integrity, innovation, safety & quality, people, and responsible growth help us build and empower an industry-leading team.



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Our Mission

Providing sustainable ideas and solutions that ensure Customer, Employee and Partner success.


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Our Story

Founded in Milwaukee, WI on February 5, 1929, the name Hydrite came from the idea that using our chemicals would tan “hyde right”.


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Our Community

Our Community

Hydrite has a long history of supporting the communities where we work and live through charitable giving and volunteerism.

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Our Locations

Our nationwide network supported by a private fleet of trucks & tankers is built to serve our customers' needs.

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Hydrite® Earns WI Safety Council Corporate Safety Award  

Hydrite® introduced a robust safety program to reinvigorate and drive a One Hydrite safety culture across the organization.


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Wisconsin Safety Council Corporate Safety Award

Hydrite® Named Winner of 2024 Top Workplaces Award

Hydrite® was recognized as a 2024 Top Workplaces award winner by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for creating high employee experience and exceptional workplaces.  Hydrite has won Top Workplaces seven other years in the past.


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2023 Top Workplaces Award

Hydrite® Announces the Acquisition of Fife Water Services Inc. and Precision Polymer Corporation  

The acquisition will expand Hydrite’s market reach in the water treatment segment within the food industry. The integration of unique automation and technology will enhance its product offering and expertise to help control wastewater generation and energy use.


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We aim to be a company that makes people proud. Our focus is always towards a healthier, safer, and more sustainable world by promoting responsible business operations and environmental stewardship. This includes initiatives to minimize our environmental footprint through reducing energy consumption, water use, and waste generation.


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Technical Support

Hydrite’s dedicated staff has extensive knowledge and experience in solving the most challenging application problems.

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At Hydrite, we care about our customers and appreciate your business. Whether you're inquiring about a specific product, require technical assistance, wish to place an order or simply want to tell us how we are doing, contact us today.

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