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Global leader in sourcing specialty chemicals

With two-and-a-half centuries of experience in the chemicals industry, Reade Advanced Materials is one of the world’s premier distributors of specialty chemical solids. Our extensive inorganic product line is sourced from carefully vetted manufacturers from around the globe.

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As a leading distributor and value-added toll processor and packager of specialty chemicals, Reade Advanced Materials offers you end-to-end solutions and exceptional, knowledgeable service every step of the way.

Services Overview


When you partner with Reade to source your specialty chemicals, you access the knowledge and experience of an unmatched team of industry veterans. Discover why Fortune 500 manufacturing companies and leading research laboratories count on us for lot-to-lot consistency, reliable delivery, and efficient, timely service.

Global Sourcing


Once you have sourced the optimal specialty chemicals for your application through Reade, turn to us for fast processing turnarounds on your powder or granular products, especially in moderate to large production runs.

Toll Processing


Want us to finish the job for you, as well? We offer full-service contract packaging of inorganic specialty chemical powder and granular products, including coarse granules, fine powders, creams, and pastes.

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Here is a quote from:

Vaughan Clift

CEO, Venture Aerospace

“Reade has surpassed any other group we have approached to source this wide range of chemicals. Their ability to source, price, and qualify almost any chemical we have asked for has been game-changing for us.”

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Juan Felipe Valencia

President, Valencia Energy S.A.S.

“Decidimos trabajar con, por su pronta respuesta y buen servicio. Nuestras expectativas eran la buena calidad de los productos, pero las han superado, junto los tiempos de entrega acordados”

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Lori Foster

Buyer, Spectra Technologies

“Bethany is endless at making sure she meets all of our quality requirements through packaging, certification, material testing. Reade will always be a part of my trusted platform of suppliers.”

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Chris Thornbald

Materials Manager, Boart Longyear

“Reade Advanced Materials came highly recommended to me, and we have never had a single quality concern. The Customer Service Team proactively keeps us informed of our shipment status.”

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Jim Panigall

Chief Operating Officer, WCM, Inc.

“We experienced a seamless transition from the previous company; on top of that a huge increase in customer service and communication. I can always count on Reade to meet and strive to exceed my expectations.”

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John Batounis

Director of Supply Chain, Active Concepts

“Reade’s Customer Service is quick, concise, and always ships orders very quickly. Their pricing has always been fair, especially over the past few years when multiple vendors had exorbitant and unfair price increases.”


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Reade can help you source the right products and get to market faster with quick turnaround, low cost per lot, and consistent quality control. Build your quote today!

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