Ashland Inc. celebrates opening of Mumbai technical center

New chemical advancements to coatings and construction industries for India and Asia markets

19-Oct-2011 - India

Ashland Inc. celebrated the opening of its new technical center in Mumbai, India. The new Ashland Technical Center will develop additives and ingredients that deliver high-performance characteristics sought after by coatings and construction industry professionals. Approximately 100 customers, suppliers, channel partners and media members gathered with Ashland’s senior management team and technical center employees to mark the opening.  

The technical center offers the latest technologies for rheological additives, surfactants, foam-control agents, buffers for water-based paints, additives for cement dry ad-mix and for Construction Chemicals.

“We are extremely pleased to open this high-technology facility in India,” said John Panichella, president, Ashland Specialty Ingredients, during the opening ceremony. “We recognize the value and expertise available in India and look forward to the opportunities our new technical center will bring to this growing region of the world,” he added.

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