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Let Us Cook For You – The Advantages of Outsourcing Starch Production

Certain industries, such as paper manufacturing and charcoal briquetting, have historically bought and cooked raw starch for their production needs.…

Made in America, Shipped Around the World

Last week America celebrated its independence from “sea to shining sea.” But while our products are produced in America’s heartland,…

Revegetation and Hydroseeding Season Finally Arrives

It’s been an unusually long winter for most of the country. In fact, many of the northern states just recently…

Changes to Document and Process Management Ensure Quality Control Standards Are Met

We recently outlined the values that define our company. A perfect example of how we’ve used two of our values,…

Year in Review – The Top 5 Stories from Strictly Starch

This post is our final article for the month of April, which means it has been 12 months since we…

Look to CM Starches to Replace Polyanionic Cellulose

Polyanionic cellulose (PAC) is a common additive to water-based drilling muds. Often used in regions with hard-rock applications, such as…

Changes to Our Production Facilities Add Capacity and Efficiencies

Chemstar has been in the starch production business for nearly 50 years. During that time we’ve opened three production facilities,…

History of Growth Defined by Values

As we move into 2013 and begin a new chapter in the Chemstar story, it seems fitting to look back…

Water-Based Polymers Make It Easier to Go Green

There has been a growing commercial emphasis in recent years to “go green.” At Chemstar we kind of chuckle at…

Supporting Our Communities: Part of the Chemstar Tradition

Last week we took a break from our regular blogging schedule to celebrate Thanksgiving. At Chemstar, we take great pride…