About Us

A Growing History

For more than 100 years, Calumet has delivered high-quality products and services to customers around the world.  Calumet manufactures, formulates and markets a diversified slate of specialty branded products to customers in various consumer-facing and industrial markets.

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, nearly 1,500 team members operate at more than 10 facilities across North America, including 10 specialty product manufacturing and production facilities. Calumet products are available in more than 90 countries across the world, serving nearly 3,000 customers globally.

We specialize in meeting the specific product needs of our customers to provide solutions to sustain and enhance life’s most essential products and provide a brighter future for generations to come. At Calumet, we are shaping a world that is safer, healthier and more connected than ever before.

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Our Facilities

We have multiple locations across North America feeding exceptional products to our global distribution network that serves more than 3,000 customers. Learn more about our facilities.

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Divisions

Our business consists of three different divisions – Specialty Products and Solutions, Performance Brands and Montana Renewables™. While they operate separate, they’re all part of the Calumet family. This means that we’re focused on delivering the solutions our customers want and need for today’s ever-changing world.

Our Values

At Calumet, we are grounded by our values. They are the foundation for our conduct, our decision making and our commitment to customers and business partners.

Calumet Careers

Every employee has the ability to make an impact on the big picture, and we work together to multiply our results. Every day is a new opportunity to solve problems, improve the quality of service and processes, and make lives better through our products.

Learn more about starting, continuing or growing your career at Calumet.

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News

Stay up to date with the latest news from Calumet.

Royal Purple Launches New Max-Restore High Mileage Fuel Treatment Product

January 24, 2023

Solving performance issues found in higher-mileage vehicles. PORTER, Texas, Jan. 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/

LaBerge Earns Jefferson Award and Board Seat

December 14, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Multiplying Good Indiana awarded Lindsey LaBerge, Director of

Calumet Offers New Carbon-Neutral Candle Wax Blend

December 2, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., December 2, 2022 – Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.

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Quality Policy

  • We strive to satisfy our customers’ needs with quality products that are shipped or delivered on time and meet mutually agreed upon specifications.
  • We are committed to continually improve the effectiveness of our Quality System to ensure we meet the needs and requirements of our company, industry, and customers.
  • We are committed to satisfying all applicable requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System standard.
  • We are committed to complying with applicable statutory, legal, and regulatory requirements.

Product Safety Policy

Our Dickinson and Karns City plants maintain the following Product Safety Policy that is appropriate to the direction and strategic goals of the company as expressed in our Vision, Mission, and Values.

    • We strive to satisfy our customers’ needs with high-quality, safe products that are shipped on time and meet mutually agreed upon customer requirements.
    • We are committed to continually improving the effectiveness of our Product Safety System to ensure we meet the needs and requirements of our company, industry, and customers.
    • We are committed to satisfying applicable requirements FSSC 22000 Certification scheme and Halal.
    • We are committed to complying with applicable statutory, legal, and regulatory requirements.
    • We are committed to ensure competencies related to food safety are preserved.

Quality Objectives

Quality Objectives are established by top management following a 4-tier system. These objectives are measurable, consistent with Quality Policy, relevant to conformity of products, communicated, updated as appropriate, and monitored through the improvement process.

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
Shut down a customer’s operation Product quality rejection (Customer used product) Product quality rejection (Customer did not use product) Incorrect railcar/tanker configuration
Regulatory recall Incorrect shipment (Customer used product) Calumet initiated waiver request to end user Incorrect paperwork
Customer claim ≥ $250,000 Customer claim < $250,000 Missed/late/partial shipment Customer quality issue not resulting in product rejection
Loss of customer due to Calumet service or quality failure Incorrect label (Customer used product) Damaged shipment Incorrect order entry
Audit critical nonconformance Incorrect shipment (Customer did not use product) Supplier quality issue
Incorrect label (Customer did not use product) Internal procedural breakdown
Customer initiated waiver request to Calumet

Our History

Calumet’s rich hydrocarbon heritage runs deep. From our humble beginning in 1919 to becoming a trusted and reliable global partner, our company has focused on delivering the highest quality products and services for more than a century.

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