Chrysan Industries Celebrates 40 Years

“Global Chemical Manufacturer Located in the Heart of Plymouth”

Plymouth, Michigan – 2017 marks the 40th anniversary for Chrysan Industries, a global manufacturer of automotive lubricants & specialty chemicals.

Chrysan Industries, Inc. was founded by Dr. Kook-Wha Koh in 1977 after working as the R&D Director for an oil & chemical company in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Koh was awarded several patents in metalworking fluid technology and she formulated cutting oils, synthetic coolants, and stamping fluids for the automotive industry.

The company was named after the founder. (“Kook-Wha” means “Chrysanthemum” – in Korean). Chrysan has since become a leading global manufacturer of automotive lubricants and specialty chemicals – reaching over 26 countries and 5 continents. The company has been recognized for product innovation and supplier excellence by major automotive OEMs including General Motors, Ford Motor Company, and FCA.

“We are thankful to our many customers and partners for making this 40th anniversary possible,” said Dr. Kook-Wha Koh “Their unwavering support has shaped our company throughout the years. And we look forward to continuing to serve our valued customers for many years to come.”

Company President, Suk-Kyu Koh remarked, “We have achieved this milestone through the hard work and dedication of our employees and our culture of customer service that exists throughout the entire organization. To this day, Chrysan is driven by the entrepreneurial spirit of our founder and we have dedicated ourselves to (40) years of product innovation. As we commemorate this milestone, we will reflect on where we started, what we have accomplished, and the direction of our future.”

Founded in 1977, Chrysan is a global manufacturer of lubricants & specialty chemicals. Chrysan’s portfolio includes automotive & industrial lubricants, aerospace lubricants, greases, rust inhibitors, process cleaners, and other specialty chemicals. Headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, Chrysan has facilities in the United States, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. Visit to learn more.

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