Specialty Surfactants


DeForest Surfactants Laboratory

We are an independent, privately held specialty surfactants company committed to product innovation, and delivering proven products and solutions driven by our customer’s changing needs.

Our product portfolio consists of differentiated and multifunctional surfactants and chemistries including:

For over 30 years, DeForest customers have been creating a variety of products with our specialty surfactants for the industrial, institutional, and consumer markets.

In addition to high quality products, we provide exceptional, rapid customer service including skilled technical and formulation assistance to a wide variety of customers.

Our locations include:

  • Corporate Research & Development: Boca Raton, Florida
  • Technical Service & Applications Laboratory: Macedonia, Ohio
  • Primary Manufacturing: Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Distribution Warehouses:
    • Delaware
    • Michigan
    • Minnesota
    • North Carolina
    • Ohio
    • Pennsylvania
    • Tennessee
    • Texas

We look forward to offering effective “Solutions at the Interface” to help solve your toughest formulation challenges.