Resinate Materials Group, Inc., has announced the addition of personnel, and the expansion of its laboratories and corporate offices. The facility expansion will support Resinate’s growing pipeline of polyurethane dispersion products and provide research space for its new employees.
The laboratory expansion will include more than 6,000 sq. ft. of research and development space, while the new corporate offices will provide 3,000 sq. ft. for management, business development and administrative activities. Over the last six months Resinate has hired 6 full-time workers to support its burgeoning pipeline. In late 2012, Resinate launched its first commercial product, a polyurethane dispersion known as Resinate® R-162 for metal substrates. 2013 is expected to see additional launches of low VOC polyurethane dispersion products and the initiation of several new prototype programs. Resinate expects to add 5 to 7 additional team members at the chemist and technical sales level to support the additional products.