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Innovative Chemistries

Bolger & O’Hearn has been developing uniquely efficient, high-quality chemicals for the textiles, nonwovens and paper industries for 50 years. From proven products that remain popular today to innovative new chemistries that give our customers a distinct market advantage, we’ve earned a reputation as a trusted development partner. We invite you to learn more about us and how we can customize a solution for your needs.

Competitive Advantage

In today’s complex world, being competitive means staying ahead of change while focused on setting the next industry standard. That’s where we come in.

Textiles & Related Markets

From running shoes to spacesuits, textiles touch our lives in thousands of amazing ways. Find out how we can help you make amazing textile products.

Featured Products

Shell-Tech Free, OmniBloq™ and Altopel F3® durable water repellents are the latest products from Bolger & O’Hearn that combine premium performance with sustainable manufacturing practices.


Sustainability is a driving force for product development in the industries we serve and a specialty at Bolger & O’Hearn. Learn more.

About Us

Founded in 1969, Bolger & O’Hearn has been developing and selling uniquely efficient and consistently high-quality chemicals

B&O donates 722 pounds of hand sanitizer to major Boston, Mass. hospital in response to COVID-19 pandemic

In April, B&O donated 722 pounds of hand sanitizer to Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. The donation is the equivalent of 3,610 individual 4.6-ounce containers of sanitizer and will be distributed as needed by the hospital.

The donation was made at Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s main campus at 75 Francis Street in Boston, Massachusetts. BWH is ranked as one of the top 13 hospitals in the United States and is playing a key role in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in New England. Kelly Murphy, Co-President of Bolger & O’Hearn was there with B&O’s Sales Manager, Shawn Honeycutt, and Senior Technology Manager, Frank Keohan, to make the donation to the Brigham.


OmniBloq™: Keeping Flylow Gear Dry As A Bone – Textile World

Bolger & O’Hearn named 2020 Manufacturer of the Year

by Rep. Alan Silvia on behalf of Massachusetts Commonwealth’s Legislature, House/Senate
Manufacturing Caucus


Bolger & O’Hearn manufactures, develops, and distributes a wide variety of specialty chemicals
for the textiles, nonwovens and paper industries. We are dedicated to providing our customers
and partners with solutions exactly tailored to their needs. This highly personalized service
approach has been the pillar of our success.


Keep up with us at Bolger & O’Hearn. We’re constantly developing new solutions for our clients
and the industries we serve. You can find us in the news, at many industries shows and catch up
on our latest developments through our video portal. Learn more here.

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