Company Description


McGean is a privately held specialty chemical company with corporate headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, USA and operations throughout the world. The company is a leader in chemical technology for aviation maintenance, and as a supplier of specialty chemicals and batch custom manufacturing. Major markets serviced are: aviation, general metal finishing, oil exploration and production, adhesives, sheet molded compounds, catalyst, personal care, glass and fiberglass. The company has two principal divisions, Cee-Bee® Aviation Products and McGean Specialty Chemicals Group.

Chemical Services Directory

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Reactions Directory/Types of Chemistries

  • Aldol Condensation
  • Alkylation
  • Allyl Chloride Reactions
  • Amination
  • Condensation
  • Dimethyl Sulphate Reaction
  • Epichlorohydrin Chemistry
  • Etherification
  • Mannich Reaction
  • n-Alkylation
  • Polymerization
  • Quaternization
  • Sulfonation

Capabilities/Services Directory

  • Blending
  • Custom Manufacturing
  • Custom Synthesis
  • Inorganic Synthesis
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Specialty Chemical Manufacturing

Industries / Markets Served

  • Adhesives / Sealants
  • Aerospace / Aviation
  • Batch, Custom and Specialty Chemical Industry
  • Catalysts
  • Dyes / Pigments
  • Electronics
  • Fiberglass
  • Glass
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Oil
  • Oilfield Chemicals
  • Paints / Coatings
  • Specialty Chemicals
  • Surface Finishing
  • Textiles
  • Water Treatment


  • Blenders
  • Crystallizers
  • Dryers
  • Reactors » Batch
  • Reactors » Batch » Glass-Lined
  • Liquid Blending Tanks (Stainless Steel, Polyethylene, Fiberglass)
  • Detailed equipment information, go to:


  • ChemStewards
  • ChemStewards » Excellence Tier Site
  • ISO » 14001
  • ISO » 9001

Performance Improvement Awards

  • 2013 Bronze Award
  • 2011 Bronze Award
  • 2010 Bronze Award
  • 2010 Educational Outreach Award


  • Specialty organics: Alpha-Naphthaldehyde, Benzyl Niacin, Denatured Chloral Hydrate Solution, McGean Additive, McGean GRQ-70 Polyquaternium 2 (Formerly 16003), Sodium Allyl Sulfonate 35%
  • Chromium Chemicals: McGean is the premier source for specialty trivalent chrome products including: Basic Chrome Acetate Powder, Basic Chrome Chloride Powder, Basic Chrome Sulfate Solution, Chrome Acetylacetonate, Chrome Alum Crystal, Chrome Alum Powder, Chrome Nitrate Solution, Chrome Propionate Complexes, Chromic Acetate Solution, Chromic Chloride Solution, Mixed Chromium Phosphates, Chromium Dihydrogen Phosphate, and Magnesium Chromate Powder.
  • PVA Beads: PVA ASB-516, PVA B-15, PVA B-25, PVA B-100

SOCMA Member Plant(s)

  • Cleveland, OH Plant , Cleveland , Ohio , United States
  • Excellence Tier Site - Livonia, MI Plant , Livonia , Michigan , United States

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