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Orion’s New Lab for Carbon Black to Serve Coatings and Ink Customers

Published on 2019-10-29. Author : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Inks     Environmentally Friendly Coatings    

Orion-lab-USAOrion Engineered Carbons has opened a new technical service applications laboratory in New Jersey, USA. Orion is investing in Customer Service with this expansion of its global network of laboratories.

Boosting Coatings and Ink Market in America

In addition to serving coatings and ink customers in the America, the lab will take on projects with global application and investigate fundamental advancements in carbon black technology.

Strengthening Specialty carbon Black Business

This laboratory will enable us to fast-track customer support, drive new product introductions, and strengthen our Specialty carbon Black business in the Americas,” said Corning Painter, CEO. “We will be able to formulate, run application testing on solvent- and water-based coatings as well as printing inks. This lab will also serve as the platform for future technical development in other key carbon black markets.”

Dave Deters, Senior Vice President, Innovation, noted, “The new technical service laboratory will enable our customers to accelerate their own research and development in formulations containing carbon black and enhance collaborations. The lab will utilize new and existing products from our extensive carbon black portfolio to optimize formulas and help our customers serve their markets even better.” Orion moved into the laboratory space on September 3rd and expects to be fully operational there by October 31st, 2019.

Source: Orion
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