About Cross

Company History

Cross Chemical was founded in 1958, by C. Robert Dyla, with a singular vision, "to become a leading developer of chemical specialties dedicated to the die cast industry". Today, after more than 40 years, Cross Chemical continues this vision. This industry focus has enabled Cross Chemical to develop innovative lubricants and releaseants dedicated to meeting or surpassing the individual customer requirements, objectives and process parameters. Cross Chemical maintains a global presence in the die casting industry with direct representation or agents in; The United States, Canada, Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, China, and India.

Product Line

Cross Chemical offers a complete line of products for the die casting industry including die lubricants; plunger lubricants; dry lubricants (powder and beads); hydraulic fluid; quench compounds; squeeze casting lubricants; semi-solid lubricants and other ancillary products. Since 1990, Cross Chemical has placed a high emphasis on the development of synthetic and semi-synthetic technologies, which have resulted in products that have proven to be among the highest performing and most cost competitive products in the industry. These formulations provide the die caster with extremely forgiving products, which produce higher quality castings for less money.


Cross Chemical maintains a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Detroit, Michigan. This facility utilizes cutting edge computerized metering and proprietary blending equipment, with much of it custom engineered by and for Cross Chemical.

Quality Assurance

At Cross Chemical, product quality and consistency is, and always has been, our primary focus. Every product is manufactured to exacting standards using proven SPC/SQC methods. As a result of this continuous dedication, Cross Chemical has achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification.

Customer Service

Cross Chemical is dedicated to creating partnerships that develop into loyalty. Trained and dedicated technical sales representatives as well as in-house technical support personnel support our customers. Working together as a team, our goal is to provide our customers with superior products and the technical support required, to meet or exceed their production and cost objectives. At Cross Chemical, our commitment to customer service begins with the first introduction and continues a lifetime.

1210 Manufacturers Drive
Westland, MI 48186

ISO 9001: 2008 registered

Voice: (734) 895-8084
Fax: (509) 463-2994