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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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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Stay up to date with the latest news from Calumet.

SIP to Distribute Calumet’s Naphthenic Base Oil in Europe

November 17, 2022

Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP has signed a long-term distribution agreement

Koshiro Company Visits Karns City Facility and Indianapolis

October 24, 2022

Building quality partnerships with our customers is in our DNA. There

Shreveport Facility Hosts Governor Edwards

October 21, 2022

We were thrilled to welcome Governor John Bel Edwards, Senator Robert

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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 3-tier system. These objectives are measurable, consistent with Quality Policy, relevant to the conformity of products, communicated, updated as appropriate, and monitored through the improvement process.​​​​​​​

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Shut down a customer’s operation Product quality rejection (internal/external) Incorrect railcar/tanker configuration
Recalled product Waiver requested for Calumet quality issue Incorrect paperwork
Customer claim = net loss over $250,000 Missed/late/partial shipment Customer quality issue not resulting in product rejection
Loss of customer due to Calumet service or quality failure Damaged shipment Incorrect order input
Critical nonconformance Incorrect shipment Supplier quality issue
Customer claim under $250,000 Internal procedural breakdown
Incorrect label Waiver requested by customer

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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