About Us

Creative Chemicals, Inc. has been manufacturing high-quality sanitary maintenance chemicals for over 30 years. Based in Holyoke, Massachusetts, Creative Chemicals makes well over a hundred products designed for janitorial, industrial, and specialty maintenance wholesale distributors. Originally noted for our extensive lines of bowl and bathroom cleaners and drain maintenance items, the line has gradually expanded to encompass virtually all areas of importance to our industry.

Our Action Chemicals division was acquired in 1985, and serves plumbing supply wholesalers, sewer and septic maintenance supply distributors, and retail hardware and homecenter stores.

In May, 2004 Creative Chemicals purchased Limpia Packaging of Springfield, MA. Ron Lucassen, founder of Limpia, will stay on as our Operations Manager. This new acquisition will help us broaden our selection of product offerings and help to fuel further growth.

Creative Chemicals, Inc.was founded in 1972 by Samuel Peskin, a veteran of the janitorial/industrial supply business.

From its very inception, his goal was clear: not to be the biggest company in the industry, but rather to be a small but successful company that always followed a few simple rules:

1) Make a quality product and sell it at a fair price.

2) Remain accessible to your customers. Listen to their concerns, and never forget that without them, you don't have a business.

3) Develop relationships with those you do business with, for it is those relationships that transcend the everyday trials and tribulations of running a business.

Following these simple rules has helped us grow over the years, and is helping to fuel our further growth to this day. We now serve customers not only in the Northeastern US, but in the Caribbean, Bermuda, California, Florida, Texas and Arizona as well. And what is most pleasing is that the long-term relationships started by Sam Peskin have continued to remain strong even as a new generation takes hold. Today, David Peskin is President of the company, and we still proudly serve the children of many of those faithful friends who were willing to go with us when we were "the new kids on the block" in the 1970's. Many other manufacturers have come and gone, or merged into other companies in a whirlwind of consolidation. But Creative Chemicals, still here, thriving today because we never forget the reason we're here in the first place.

What makes Creative Chemicals, Inc. different from the other guys? Well, first of all, we won't try to sell you any complex "programs" that mean you have to buy everything from us. Think of it this way-- do you buy everything you need for your house or car from the same store every time? Of course not. It would be foolish if you did. And it's no different in business. Hey, we don't even feature floor finish-- the #1 product in our industry! That's because we'd rather do some things really well than a whole lot of things not too well. And what we do we do really well, whether it's from our regular line or a custom-blended product we create for--and with--you. We're flexible, easy to work with, always accessible to our customers (no huge maze of management to get lost in) and we treat our customers with the respect they deserve and don't always get. And unlike so many of our competitors, we do not sell direct-- we protect our distributors. Ask someone you know who buys from us and chances are they'll tell you we do what it takes to help our customers succeed.

Whether you are a current customer looking for a new or improved product, or a company we have yet to do business with, we'd love an opportunity to tell you more about what we can offer you. Give us a call at (800) 243-6663, or e-mail us at If you're heading to ISSA/Interclean 2008 in Las Vegas, September 9-11, 2008 please come visit us in booth # 821. We'd love to see you!