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12. Feb 2016 | Raw materials

Univar to open new coatings and adhesives laboratory

Univar announced the opening of a new laboratory that will service the coatings and adhesives industry.

Univar opens new coatings and adhesives laboratory. Source: KaYann/

The laboratory, which is due to open in mid-February 2016 at Univar’ existing facility in Cusago, Italy, will enhance Univar’s ability to provide technical, application, and formulation support to customers and producers in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region.

Expanding the service model for the CASE industry

The new laboratory will be staffed by Univar’s experts in coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers (CASE) who will be focused on providing a variety of services to customers, including:

  • Analytical and applied research
  • Chemical and product performance
  • Support on technical questions

"This is an important step in expanding our focused service model for the CASE industry in the region,” said Maurizio Poletti, Industry Director, CASE, Univar EMEA. "With highly qualified industry expertise and dedicated facilities, we are committed to actively participating in our CASE customers’ and suppliers’ R&D projects, and helping to drive value throughout the entire process – from concept to commercialisation.”

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