Reagents was founded in 1969 as a manufacturer of laboratory chemicals, chemical solutions, and custom solutions. Over the years we have expanded our product offerings and capabilities not only be a manufacturer, but also a distribution house for some world-class brands. With the customer as our primary focus we have built our reputation around long-term customer relationships, customer satisfaction, quick service, flexibility, and easy access to the information you need when you need it. Reagents. The Chemical Specialist.