Community Involvement

Experience a Hands-On Partner

What makes a good neighbor? At ASHTA, we believe it’s about people who care about the community, who are mindful of the needs of everyone living there and who are willing to take responsibility for making it a better place to live.

As one of the nation’s leading providers of chemicals, ASHTA is a proud member of the community we serve. We are cognizant of the enormous benefits we deliver in terms of essential products, good jobs and positive impact upon the economy. As integral members of this community, we also actively participate in volunteer events, team sponsorships and booster club donations. We are proud to support the following community-based programs:

  • American Heart Association
  • Ashtabula County Civic Development Corporation
  • Ashtabula County Lights on the Lake
  • Ashtabula County Safety Council
  • Growth Partnership
  • Junior Achievement
  • Produce to People

Essential Products

You may be unaware that the products we produce are integral components of your everyday life. We primarily manufacture and distribute potassium hydroxide (KOH) and chlorine, both inorganic compounds with a wide range of applications and end uses. KOH and chlorine are crucial components of hundreds of compounds used for critical industrial applications and processes that vitally impact our economy. They are also essential ingredients in our building blocks for, thousands of indispensable products in everyday use in our homes and communities for cleanliness, health and well-being. We are always very mindful of our responsibility for being good stewards of the environment. You can learn more by visiting ASHTA and the Environment.

Potassium Hydroxide (KOH) Applications

The many uses of the products we produce are far too vast to enumerate. But their enormous benefits touch our lives every day. They impact the food we eat; the pharmaceuticals our doctors prescribe or recommend; the medical procedures we undergo; the cleaning products that sanitize our homes and workplaces; the fuels that power our machinery; the paper we read and write upon; the clothes we wear; the utensils we use; and the toys our children delight in.

Potassium hydroxide and chlorine are essential elements in our lives, and we are proud to be a supplier of these important products to the marketplace.


We have been, and will continue to be, a robust and responsible employer with deep roots in the community. We employ about 100 people in skilled, high-paying jobs that directly and positively impact our local economy and regions around the country. We recruit the best and brightest chemical engineers and operators and provide unmatched training in all aspects of our business. Our presence in Northeast Ohio, and our network of terminals and warehouses strategically located in the U.S. and Canada, contributes to hundreds of well-paying jobs for transportation, warehousing, distribution, and customer sales and support.


Our production and distribution of potassium hydroxide and chlorine products impacts the economy in myriad ways. ASHTA’s products are essential enablers of a wide cross-section of industries including agriculture, healthcare, heavy manufacturing, transportation, consumer products, industrial engineering, chemical processing and bioengineering. Our products support thousands of skilled jobs and diverse companies throughout the U.S.

We understand the magnitude and importance of our mission and will do everything in our power to ensure this essential product is delivered safely and in a timely manner to all our customers when and where they need it…every time.

For more information about the benefits ASHTA brings to the community, complete the form below or call 800-344-8820.