This new facility will help to proactively serve the fast growth of the Indian economy. Its location within the industrial area of Thane will enable Cytec to offer faster responses as well as more innovative and customized solutions to meet the needs of its customers in India.
"The Indian market for coatings is targeted to grow at a double digit rate and is very important to Cytec," said Wen Chyi Lim, business director, liquid coating resins and additives Asia Pacific.
"This new laboratory will serve the application needs of our customers in the Indian subcontinent region," Lim added. "We will be able to provide superior service in various market segments including automotive—car refinishing and OEM—heavy duty, general industrial, packaging, coil and many others."
The laboratory operations are planned to commence following its official opening.