ANGUS Celebrates Grand Opening of Customer Application Center in Shanghai

New center supports customers in Greater China with technical and regulatory expertise

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. and SHANGHAI – Nov. 10, 2015 – ANGUS Chemical Company, the world’s only company committed to nitroalkanes and their derivatives, today announced the grand opening of a new Customer Application Center in Shanghai, China. Bringing together best-in-class technical service, regulatory expertise, and cutting-edge technology, this facility will support local customers in Greater China, further demonstrating how ANGUS’ solutions can help customers’ products and processes perform better.

“This most recent investment reaffirms our commitment to our customers in Greater China, across markets including Life Sciences, Electronic Chemicals, Home and Personal Care, and Industrial Specialties, including paints and coatings, metalworking fluids, synthetic rubber and gas treating,” said Scott Su, regional business manager, Greater China at ANGUS. “Our new application center in Shanghai houses both a multi-functional laboratory and a modern training facility, allowing customers to collaborate in-person with ANGUS’ technical and regulatory experts. We are well equipped for growth.”

“ANGUS Chemical Company is excited about our most recent investment in Greater China. Our new Customer Application Center in Shanghai, in addition to recruiting top talent across Greater China, positions ANGUS to better serve our customers for years to come,” said Bryan Kitchen, vice president of business operations for ANGUS. “We are committed to helping our customer’s best products and processes perform even better.”

The Shanghai facility is the newest Customer Application Center with other centers located in the United States and Brazil.

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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