About Us


What started as a chemical supplier to the textile industry, JATKO has grown to service a large portfolio of companies in multiple industries including paper, textiles and non-wovens. Our President, Tim Price, has made customer service a focus from the beginning– and we remain flexible to meet our customer’s changing needs.

One of the most highly regarded polymer chemists in the country, Mr. Price grew the business by filling a need for knowledgeable chemists and application experts who could provide service to targeted industries. JATKO continues to hire the most experienced chemists and service representatives in the polymer industry, allowing our products to be developed and customized for their exact applications. With more than 300 years of combined experience, JATKO’s team of chemists can create unlimited formulations of all your emulsion polymer applications.

JATKO has grown through ingenuity and a willingness to help serve our customers unique needs. In the last 20 years, we’ve created multiple products for commercial, industrial and manufacturing purposes. What’s more, we have the experience and knowledge to evaluate a customer’s need and create a specially-tailored solution. If you have a unique problem, JATKO can develop a solution.

Put our experience to work for you.


We’ve built our business on the foundation of quality, flexibility, dependability and customer service.

Our promise to you:

Quality – JATKO’s state-of- the-art lab and experienced chemistry team mean we can offer full-scale testing and ensure every product we manufacture meets guidelines for safety and efficacy.

Flexibility – Being responsive to our customers’ needs is part of our culture. It’s how we do business. Our niche is to be the reliable and flexible choice in the emulsion polymer industry.

Dependability – We understand the importance of being on time – and in-spec. We provide accurate time estimates and work hard to meet expectations.

Customer First – We’re here because of our customers, and we support them 100%.


JATKO meets customer needs from our 80-acre multi-purpose industrial park in Jasper, TN. The facility can meet all your freight needs from trucks to rail and even barge. The site has its own certified scales, which gives us the ability to move material faster and meet tight turnaround deadlines.

JATKO uses unique resources to offer a full range of research and development services, custom polymer creation, process development and full-scale piloting and production. JATKO continues to grow through our ingenuity and willingness to help serve our customers’ unique needs.