Inline & offline digital printing primers certified for use with HP Indigo presses.
Water-based overprint coatings increase durability and enhance the look & feel of inkjet-printed materials.
High-performance primers for inkjet that improve print quality & ink adhesion on film & paper.
Advanced materials designed to enhance the performance and processing of agricultural products.
Recyclable water-based coatings that confer high barrier to paper-based packaging and wraps.
Enhancing composite performance through optimized fiber-polymer interface adhesion
Sizing solutions designed for use in the manufacturing of glass fiber, carbon fiber and natural fiber.
News (Wednesday, 9 June 2021)
Dr. Rick Michelman will become President & CEO on January 1, 2022, and Steve Shifman will assume the role of Executive Chairman.
News (Thursday, 27 May 2021)
Michelman announces new distribution agreement with Omya to be the exclusive distributor of Michelman surface modifiers and wax emulsions in Canada.
News (Thursday, 13 May 2021)
Michelman UV overprint varnish strengtheners allow HP Indigo digitally-printed labels to endure harsh environments during packing and transport.
Our corporate values are a testimony of our highest priorities as individuals and as a company.
We view science as a force for positive change and central to our purpose of Innovating a Sustainable Future.
We are proud members of the following industry trade associations and organizations.
Michelman is a global company with offices in the Americas, Asia and Europe.
Located all over the world, Michelman distribution partners have the expertise to help you win.
With our customers – we grow their businesses. As a member of our team and part of our collaborative environment, you grow with us. We know that together we are able to solve significant challenges. Michelman employees are smart, quick and focused on global growth – both the company's and their own.
Your growth means opportunity and learning. Curiosity is one of our values, which fosters our commitment to continuous exploration. Michelman aligns organic expansion with the acquisition of international companies.
We are privately held and professionally operated. We are large enough to have a significant impact with a size optimum for agility. At Michelman, every employee's contributions impact overall company performance.
Our expanding global presence includes The Americas, Asia and Europe. Our talented employees are deployed to all corners of the world. Our lab locations include China, Singapore, The United States, Luxembourg, Germany and India. Our multicultural, diverse and talented people do things that matter.
Michelman's success is predicated upon our people and high quality and innovative products. We offer a rich on-boarding process, training to build capability, and tuition reimbursement. Our people become leaders through leadership training and development. Our commitment to global growth begins with people.
Since our inception in Cincinnati, Ohio and development of our first coating we have experienced significant growth. This included an expansion into Europe in 1990 and shortly after into Asia. Our growth is about further developing our products, innovation, and acquisition of viable companies. This aggressive path is our blueprint for the future. These ventures are only possible with optimum talent.
Michelman’s corporate values are a testimony to our highest priorities as individuals and as a company. We conduct ourselves with humility and confidence, living our six organizational values and their associated behaviors. Our goals are to maintain and develop long-term, fair, and trusting relationships and are the driving force behind our company’s success.
Our Values & Culture
It's about participating in the markets in which we do business. We encourage all employees to be socially responsible. As such, we offer stipends to those causes that matter to our employees through our employee fund.