Fochem International offers application-specific products for many different processes of the metal working industry and other related industries.

Our comprehensive portfolio ranges from release agents, specialised lubricants, coatings to tailor made speciality products. Our focus is on innovative solutions with added value for our customers. In order to accomplish this target, we often work in close cooperation with our international partners and their customers.

We take great pride in Research & Development. New manufacturing technologies are constantly developed and our existing processes are frequently improved.

Fochem International has an integrated value chain from crude graphite powders to finished compounds. We only process high purity raw materials that are environmentally friendly.  Our state-of-the-art production site South of Johannesburg guarantees a high quality consistency of products.

Fochem International is proud to have one of the world’s most advanced high-tech, safe and eco-friendly production facilities of its kind. The essential production stations are fully automatic and are systematically controlled.

Moreover, we are involved in social programmes which focus on education, training and development and support of our workers.


We operate in close cooperation with clients through our international agents network. It is our aim to reach as many customers as possible.

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