This combination is unmatched by any other competitor. These strengths also make us a valuable partner for customers with unique challenges in a wide range of industries.
It's a passion that's upheld by all employees within all divisions of our organization. So when we see consistently high ratings and favorable comments on client satisfaction surveys—for both our products and services— we couldn't be more pleased.
Of course, treating our own employees well also leads to a happier, more motivated, service-centric organization.
Our community of chemists, PhDs and engineers work to develop solutions that are at the forefront of today’s emerging technologies.
Proud of our heritage and the success we've achieved, we look forward to continued groundbreaking innovation and product development in the markets we serve, further expansion into global markets, and to future generations of leadership from within.
John F. Dobrez founded
Industrial Products - Paint Stripper, Iron Phosphates and Cleaners
Dober exits paint stripper business to focus on environmentally friendly products
Wastewater Division Formed - Oil demulsifies, polymers and flocculants
Cooling System Division Formed – Coolant Additives for diesel engines
Chemical Division Formed CIP Equipment and CIP detergents for Pharmaceutical industry
Form Commercial Laundry
John G. Dobrez becomes Dober’s CEO/President
Opened 2nd Manufacturing Facility in Glenwood, IL
Sold Chematic Equipment Division
Acquired GE Betz – Coolant Additive Business
Acquired Americlean (Diversey) Laundry Chemical Division
Opened 3rd Manufacturing Facility in Hazleton, PA Plant
Smart Release Division is Born – Time Released Solid Chemistry for Cooling Towers
Move into New HQ: Innovation & Technology Center, Woodridge, IL
Spindle Division is Born - Operations Management Software
Sold Commercial Laundry
Chemical Business to Ecolab
Chris Dobrez named President
Acquired HaloKlear – Water Treatment Company