Dober is committed to customer service, innovation and providing exceptional resources for applied research and development.
This combination is unmatched by any other competitor. These strengths also make us a valuable partner for customers with unique challenges in a wide range of industries.
We create excellent product solutions that work effectively in the toughest applications while always putting customers first.
It's a passion that's upheld by all employees within all divisions of our organization. So when we see consistently high ratings and favorable comments on client satisfaction surveys—for both our products and services— we couldn't be more pleased.
We've created a friendly, caring environment where people stay and make a career with our family.
Of course, treating our own employees well also leads to a happier, more motivated, service-centric organization.
Our expertise in Chemistry & Technology, coupled with the drive to continually improve, sets us apart.
Our community of chemists, PhDs and engineers work to develop solutions that are at the forefront of today’s emerging technologies.
A family business, we're here for the long term.
Proud of our heritage and the success we've achieved, we look forward to continued groundbreaking innovation and product development in the markets we serve, further expansion into global markets, and to future generations of leadership from within.
John F. Dobrez founded
Industrial Products - Paint Stripper, Iron Phosphates and Cleaners
Dober exits paint stripper business to focus on environmentally friendly products
Wastewater Division Formed - Oil demulsifies, polymers and flocculants
Cooling System Division Formed – Coolant Additives for diesel engines
Chemical Division Formed CIP Equipment and CIP detergents for Pharmaceutical industry
Form Commercial Laundry
John G. Dobrez becomes Dober’s CEO/President
Opened 2nd Manufacturing Facility in Glenwood, IL
Sold Chematic Equipment Division
Acquired GE Betz – Coolant Additive Business
Acquired Americlean (Diversey) Laundry Chemical Division
Opened 3rd Manufacturing Facility in Hazleton, PA Plant
Smart Release Division is Born – Time Released Solid Chemistry for Cooling Towers
Move into New HQ: Innovation & Technology Center, Woodridge, IL
Spindle Division is Born - Operations Management Software
Sold Commercial Laundry
Chemical Business to Ecolab
Chris Dobrez named President
Acquired HaloKlear – Water Treatment Company