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Your Specialty Raw Material Distributor

TH Hilson Company is a preferred distributor of specialty chemical raw materials to leaders in the Coatings, Adhesives, Personal Care, MWF/Lubricant, and Plastics markets, providing quality service and innovative solutions since 1973. The company is a privately-held business, operating in 17 states, with consistent sales growth over the past eight years.

TH Hilson Company is a 72.5% women-owned business with headquarters in suburban Chicago, Illinois. We have been a National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) member for almost 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 clients, industry principals in our key markets, technical expertise of our sales team and commitment to service.

Benefits To Our Clients:


TH 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 value does this mean to our valued clients? The WBENC certificate number, can provide credit needed for purchases made through a Women Owned Business.

Several clients have government bids, corporate diversity spend 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 clients purchasing agents can track purchases made through a women owned company.

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Cabot is the Reliable Supplier for your Carbon Black Needs!

As the world's largest manufacturer, Cabot produces nearly 2 million metric tons of carbon black annually and sells it under the following trade names: BLACK PEARLS®, ELFTEX®, VULCAN®, MOGUL®, MONARCH®, EMPEROR® and REGAL®.

Cabot's newest products EMPEROR® 1600 and EMPEROR® 1200 features Softbead™ Technology. Softbead technology enables products to disperse as easily as powder-form carbon blacks while also improving industrial hygiene by reducing dust levels associated with the transport and processing of traditional powder-form carbon black. These new pigments also wet-out more quickly and are easier to convey than standard powders. Premium carbon black pigments with exceptional color performance and superior processability.

EMPEROR® 1600 is Cabot's highest color pigment for solvent-based applications that delivers deep black color with a blue undertone.

EMPEROR® 1200 provides excellent color performance and hiding power. Both products disperse easily and enable up to 50% reduction in dispersant loading.

• Electronics Coatings
• Automotive Refinish
• Decorative Coatings
• Automotive Basecoat
• Wood Coatings
• Furniture Coatings

For more information of Cabot's product offerings contact TH Hilson today!



Guest Speaker Lori Hilson Cioromski is welcomed by Benet Academy Mother's Club "Discover Your Gift"

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NAWBO: Members In The News

President-Elect Inspires Teen Girls

Lori Hilson, President and CEO of TH Hilson Company, a specialty chemical distributorship, has a passion for encouraging young girls to pursue careers in science. Last month Lori, was the featured speaker at “Discover Your Gift: A Mother & Daughter Celebration,” sponsored by the Mothers Club of Benet Academy. Her talk focused on empowering the teens in her audience to gain confidence in themselves by allowing them to realize their full potential.

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When Lori Hilson took the business reins from her father, she quickly learned an important lesson: fast growth can only be sustained by a good team of employees.
Profile, September/October 2011

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Supporting the Next Generation of Scientists
Paint & Coating Industry Magazine, March 2011

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1761 S. Naperville Road Wheaton, IL 60189 • 630.665.3085 • 630.665.0196 fax