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1. Aug 2017 | Raw materials

DKSH opens specialty chemicals innovation center in the Philippines

DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials has opened an innovation center in Canlubang Laguna to focus on the development of new concepts, high-performance products, formulations and technologies for the paints, inks and construction industries.

DKSH opens specialty chemicals innovation center in the Philippines. Source: DKSH

The fully-equipped, state-of-the-art innovation center will enable DKSH’s highly qualified technologists to provide market and stability testing, product demonstration, product and cost improvement, troubleshooting and hands-on technical training.

Seven innovation centers worldwide

DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials now operates a total of 27 strategically-located innovation centers worldwide. The new facility joins a total of seven DKSH innovation centers worldwide, dedicated to the specialty chemicals industry. In line with DKSH’s commitment to quality assurance and compliance, the new facilities are fully controlled and adhere to the strictest international standards, including SHE (safety, health and environmental) compliance.

One-to-one technical support

Dr. Richard Martorano, Global Technical Director Paints & Coatings, DKSH, commented: "We are very pleased to inaugurate our new innovation center in the Philippines and provide one-to-one technical support to our business partners. By providing innovation services to our significant customer base in the country, we will create and capitalise on next level solutions for paints, inks and construction products.”

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