Coatex and Arkema Coating Resins, two business units of the Arkema group, are celebrating the official opening of their new Latin America application laboratory and technical center in Araçariguama, Brazil on the outskirts of São Paulo.
One year after its acquisition, the site's production plants of Araçariguama produces a full range of waterborne emulsions and rheology additives, it opens now its new application and development lab.
This new facility benefits from the state of the art testing equipment dedicated to paint and adhesives, mineral processing, paper, construction, water treatment, and home or personal care markets.
Arkema is then be able to provide customized solutions to the specifics of customers in Latin America, and particularly Brazil.
"The opening of our new application laboratory on the Araçariguama site demonstrates our long-term commitment to our customers in the Brazilian and Latin american markets," said Benoît Magny, research and development director Coatex group.