October 25, 2016

Nease Co LLC Hires New Account Managers

CINCINNATI— We are pleased to welcome Matthew (Matt) Sheridan and Nick Janakiefski to the Nease Sales Team. Both are located in Ohio and will be responsible for expanding sales of new products into existing and new markets.

Matt is a Ph.D. Polymer chemist from Virginia Tech. He did his undergraduate studies at Gannon University and obtained his masters in chemistry from John Carroll. In addition he has a MBA from Capital University. Matt comes to Nease with a wide breadth of experience ( approx. 24 years) having worked for several other chemical companies including Ashland Inc., Rahn USA, Lamberti S.p.A. and Dymax Corporation. His past responsibilities were in R&D, sales, business development and product management. He currently resides in the greater Columbus area, is married (to a second grade teacher) and has two boys ( one a UC Bearcat in his second year and the other a high school senior).

Nick is a Chemical Engineer from the University of Cincinnati. He also has an MBA in Finance from U.C. Like Matt, Nick brings with him a significant amount of experience ( 30 + years) in Sales, Business Development, Technical Service, and Marketing in the chemical industry. Nick’s previous employers included Cognis, Lambent Technologies, Oxiteno, and most recently Marubeni. Nick is also married (to Debbie, a Finance Manager at P&G) and has two girls (a Senior at Notre Dame and a Sophomore at Ohio State). He resides in the greater Cincinnati area.

We are expecting great things from both Matt and Nick in expanding Nease’s business as they deliver value to our current and future customers. Matt can be contacted via e-mail at Matt.Sheridan@neaseco.com or by phone at 614-370-0937. Nick can be reached at Nick.Janakiefski@neaseco.com or by calling him at 513-520-2264.

Gordon Geist
Director, Sales & Marketing


About Nease Co LLC

Nease Co LLC is a producer of performance chemicals with a well-established reputation in hydrotropes and batch sulfonation technology, holding long-term relationships with the major global consumer products companies. The company has established a strong reputation in the industry for delivering modified products to meet the needs of its customers. The Nease product line includes hydrotropes, acid catalysts, naphthalene sulfonates and various other specialty products.


February 12, 2016

Nease Expands Reactor Capacity

In order to meet the needs of its’ growing specialty chemical business, Nease Performance Chemicals is moving ahead with a multi-million dollar expansion of its’ manufacturing site in Harrison, OH.

Completion is expected late in the second quarter of the year. “Once completed, this project will allow Nease to manufacture several new products and expand its’ current capabilities consistent with our long term growth strategy,” said Frank Canepa, President of Nease. Products are expected to be utilized in various markets including, but not limited to, Oil Field; Agricultural; Household, Industrial & Institutional; Paints & Coatings, and Metal Working. Nease has invested heavily in this site since it was built in the late 1950’s.  This expansion is a yet another clear demonstration of the commitment Nease has towards growing its business and in the greater Cincinnati community.


About Nease Co. LLC

Nease Co., LLC is a producer of performance chemicals with a well-established reputation in hydrotropes and batch sulfonation technology, holding long-term relationships with the major global consumer products companies. The company has established a strong reputation in the industry for delivering modified products to meet the needs of its customers. The Nease product line includes hydrotropes, acid catalysts, naphthalene sulfonates, phoshphate esters, surfactants and various other specialty products. Nease is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and is part of the growing International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG) out of Frankfurt, Germany and the WeylChem Group of Companies. For more information on Nease, visit their website at www.neaseco.com.