ANGUS Celebrates Opening of New Customer Application Center in Paris

ANGUS brings state-of-the-art technology and regional expertise to Europe, Russia, Africa and Middle East

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. and PARIS – MAY 10, 2016 ANGUS Chemical Company, a leading manufacturer and marketer of nitroalkanes and their derivatives, today announced the grand opening of its newest Customer Application Center in Paris. Bringing together best-in-class technical services and local regulatory expertise to the region, the new Customer Application Center provides a collaborative space for regional customers in Europe, Russia, Africa and the Middle East to work in unison with ANGUS’ technical experts.

“The opening of our Customer Application Center in Paris is a testament to our dedication to helping customers achieve better levels of product and process performance,” said Mark Henning, President and CEO at ANGUS. “We look forward to strengthening our partnerships with our European clients, as well as our clients in Russia, Africa and the Middle East, and are excited to see the resulting progress come to fruition.”

This new Customer Application Center in Paris houses multifunctional, state-of-the-art laboratories along with a modern training facility, providing a prime location for regional customers to collaborate face-to-face with ANGUS’ local technical and regulatory experts. The new Customer Application Center services a multitude of markets, including Life Sciences, Home and Personal Care, and Industrial Specialties, such as paints and coatings, metalworking fluids and synthetic rubber.

“Our customers continue to push the envelope, and with the opening of our new Customer Application Center, we hope to help them preform even better,” said Liam Doherty, regional business manager of Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India. “From product and formulation advice to testing services and consultating on regional regulations, our team of well-trained local experts are on-hand to help.”

The Paris facility is the newest Customer Application Center, with other centers located in the United States, Brazil, China and Singapore.

For more information, please visit Customer Application Centers.



About ANGUS Chemical Company

ANGUS Chemical Company (“ANGUS”) is a specialty and fine chemical company dedicated to the development of novel chemistry that helps customers deliver enhanced product and process performance. ANGUS is committed to constantly improving products and services by mastering science and technology. The company innovates through its unique nitroalkane chemistry, which harbors the reactivity to create complex molecules for use in a wide variety of applications. The innate characteristics of this chemistry enable multifunctional additives which improve performance, reduce reaction steps and cut synthesis costs.


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Media for ANGUS Chemical Company:

Scott C. Johnson
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scjohnson@angus.com


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