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ANGUS Opens Customer Application Center for Paints and Coatings

Published on 2016-03-31. Author : SpecialChem

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. and Singapore -- ANGUS Chemical Company, one of the leading manufacturers and marketers of nitroalkanes and their derivatives, announced the opening of the latest addition to its global series of Customer Application Centers in Singapore. Unifying world-class technical services and local regulatory expertise, the new facility will provide a collaborative hub for local and regional customers to work together with ANGUS and boost innovations.

Fig. 1: ANGUS Opens Customer Application
Center for Paints and Coatings

By strengthening these partnerships, and providing customers with local resources, the center aims to expedite application development and accelerate speed-to-market, ultimately helping customers’ products and processes perform better.

“A global financial and commerce hub, Singapore is a prime location for innovative developments,” said Elicia Yee, regional business manager, Asia Pacific at ANGUS. “The new center caters to a multitude of markets, including Life Sciences, Home and Personal Care, and Industrial Specialties, such as paints and coatings, metalworking fluids and gas treating. We’re excited to bring a new, multi-functional lab to the region, helping us collaborate with our customers to achieve even better levels of product and process performance.”

Serving Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, this new center houses multi-functional, state-of-the-art laboratories and a modern training facility, providing a premier location for customers to meet in-person with ANGUS’ local technical and regulatory experts.

“ANGUS Chemical Company is excited about our most recent investment in Singapore. Our new Customer Application Center, in addition to recruiting top talent, reaffirms our commitment to customers in Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and positions ANGUS to better serve our customers for years to come,” said Mark Henning, president and CEO. “We are poised for growth, and through our global network of Customer Application Centers, we are able to help our customers perform better.”

The Singapore facility is the newest Customer Application Center, with other centers located in the United States, Brazil and China.

About ANGUS Chemical Company

ANGUS Chemical Company (“ANGUS”) is one of the specialty and fine chemical companies dedicated to the development of novel chemistry that helps customers deliver enhanced product and process performance. ANGUS is committed to constantly improving products and services by mastering science and technology. The company innovates through its unique nitroalkane chemistry, which harbors the reactivity to create complex molecules for use in a wide variety of applications. The innate characteristics of this chemistry enable multifunctional additives which improve performance, reduce reaction steps and cut synthesis costs.

About Golden Gate Capital

Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm with approximately USD 12 billion of capital under management. Golden Gate Capital is dedicated to partnering with world-class management teams to invest in change-intensive, growth businesses. The firm targets investments where there is a demonstrable opportunity to significantly enhance a company’s value. The principals of Golden Gate Capital have a long and successful history of investing with management partners across a wide range of industries and transaction types. Other notable mining and industrial investments sponsored by Golden Gate Capital include US Silica, EP Minerals, ArrMaz, Humanetics Innovative Solutions, Springs Window Fashions, Canada Fluorspar Inc. and Atrium Windows.

Source: ANGUS

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