Beautifully engraved certificate from the Oakite Products, Inc. issued in 1971. This historic document was printed by the Security-Columbian Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of an allegorical man surrounded by labortory containers. This item has the printed signatures of the company's president and secretary and is over 29 years old. On March 20, 2000 Oakite Products, Inc. announced its new identity as Chemetall Oakite. The change reflects a strengthened partnership with Oakite's parent company, Chemetall GmbH, a world-renowned leader in chemical technologies based in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. Chemetall Oakite, headquartered in Berkeley Heights, NJ, has been developing, manufacturing, and supplying state-of-the art specialty chemical products since 1909. The QS9000/ISO 9001 certified company offers a wide spectrum of products and systems to meet the needs of many industries, including aerospace, agricultural, appliance, architectural, automotive, coil coating, cold forming, and other surface treatment-related markets. The company also offers products and services for many other industries, including food, pharmaceuticals, and pulp and paper, with products ranging from cleaners, sanitizers, chain lubes, additives, to defoamants and many others. Chemetall Oakite's integrated products, chemical management systems, process equipment (dispensing, controlling, and monitoring), and service programs facilitate many processing needs. Chemetall Oakite is a member of the Chemetall GmbH Group, a renowned international corporation headquartered in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.