Category Archives: Optical Brighteners

Mayzo Announces the Appointment of Dr. Weihong Lang to Director of Technology

As Mayzo enters its next chapter of expansion, innovation, and growth in the specialty chemical business, we are proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Weihong Lang to the position of Director of Technology.

For more than 15 years, Dr. Weihong Lang has held senior research positions at chemical, tape, and medical device companies. She has earned thirteen US patents and had five papers published. She received her PhD in Polymer Chemistry from Sheffield University, UK.

As Mayzo’s Director of Technology, Dr. Lang will lead the company’s R&D efforts to expand and improve our specialty chemical product offerings to meet the continually evolving needs of our growing customer base. She will also provide technical support and training on the properties and applications of Mayzo’s products, both at the customer level and at education sessions during industry trade shows and conferences.

About Mayzo

Mayzo provides specialty chemical solutions on a global scale in multiple markets. Since 1986, customers have relied on the Mayzo team for their ingenuity, responsiveness, and culture of extraordinary service.

Mayzo’s private label antioxidants and UV absorbers function as stabilizers to prevent product damage due to heat, light, or oxygen exposure. Other technologies include optical brighteners, release coatings, polymer enhancers, and cutting-edge masterbatches and blends.

The Mayzo Operations Center provides exceptional services to customers, including warehousing and repackaging, chemical additive blending, and altered physical forms for specialty chemical additive products. Mayzo’s consulting expertise, proven materials, and value-added services make manufacturing processes safer and more efficient while reducing costs. For more sustainable, durable, and reliable end-products, use Mayzo for specialty chemical additives solutions.


Mayzo Releases Instructional Video for “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” 2021

February 20, 2021 is recognized as “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day,” a worldwide campaign engaging girls in the engineering field. Thousands of professionals act as role models, facilitating activities to educate girls on how engineers change our world. To learn more, visit: Mayzo is participating in this year’s virtual event by sharing an instructional video related to… Continue Reading

Custom Chemical Additive Blends Provide Cost, Productivity Advantages

Companies that use more than one chemical additive in their manufacturing process can benefit from switching to a custom additive blend.  Typical results are both a reduction in operating cost and an increase in productivity. Custom blends have traditionally been developed for large consumers of additives. Mayzo is uniquely positioned to help you achieve the… Continue Reading

Mayzo appoints Vice President of Global Sales & Service and Vice President of Global Operations

Mayzo Inc., a leading supplier of specialty chemical additives solutions, has appointed two Vice Presidents to start the Company’s 35th year in business.  While celebrating this notable anniversary, the company is continuing to look toward the future, building upon a succession plan for enduring success.  Eduardo Padilla, Vice President of Global Sales & Service, has… Continue Reading

Mayzo COVID-19 Update

January 2021 Without a doubt, 2020 was a tumultuous year throughout the globe. As an essential business, Mayzo rose to the challenge, providing extraordinary service to customers without interruption. When COVID-19 was declared a pandemic in March 2020, Mayzo was well-prepared to contend with the business consequences. The company had had the foresight to implement… Continue Reading

Mayzo Helps Reduce Health & Safety Risks Commonly Encountered Using Additives in Manufacturing

As productivity targets continue to increase, plant managers, R&D scientists, process engineers and operators are faced with environmental, health and safety (EHS) challenges on several fronts. Changes in global regulations and consumer preferences have resulted in the need to consider alternate raw materials, which can be challenging to select and use. Pressure to reduce costs, do more… Continue Reading

Mayzo’s New Operations Center Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certificate

Mayzo Inc., a leading supplier and manufacturer of specialty chemical additives, recently earned the ISO 9000:2015 certificate at an additional location. In January 2020, Mayzo opened its new Operations Center in Walterboro, SC with the goal to add product design, manufacturing and distribution out of this strategically located facility. Upon opening the Operations Center, work began… Continue Reading

Mayzo Enables Manufacturing Efficiency in use of Optical Brighteners

Optical Brighteners are valuable specialty chemical additives which create the appearance of brilliant whites or brighter colors.  Optical Brighteners absorb UV light, modifying its wavelength and then emitting it in a fluorescent fashion. This effect is important in a variety of applications including plastics, coatings, printing inks, dyes, fibers, detergents, waxes, fats and oils.  In… Continue Reading

Mayzo Inc, a leading supplier and manufacturer of specialty chemicals, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Bio AccuTech Inc,

Mayzo Inc, a leading supplier and manufacturer of specialty chemicals, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Bio AccuTech Inc, a distributor of specialty chemicals for the coatings, inks and plastics markets, with Headquarters in West Windsor NJ. The acquisition was finalized on October 9, 2020 with immediate integration taking place this month. All activities… Continue Reading