SHANGHAI – August 30, 2013 – Connell Brothers, a division of Wilbur-Ellis Company, and the largest marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and industrial ingredients in Asia-Pacific, formally opened a Technical & Training Center in Guangzhou, China on August 30. The center will support the commercial and technical needs of Connell Brothers’ customers in coatings and ink, food, and personal care, in the South China market. The facility will offer innovative solutions for their customers’ market needs by offering application development, formulations and testing, together with hands-on lab and classroom training for customers, suppliers and employees.
“This important investment is one of several planned across the region in line with our growth strategy”, said Azita Owlia, vice president of North Asia. “We have an aggressive investment plan geared to ensure comprehensive market reach throughout North Asia for the specialty chemicals markets we serve.”
Connell Brothers also recently opened a newly expanded office in the Republic of Korea including an application laboratory specific for the personal care segment. This facility will host the expanded team in Korea, and further enhance the company’s technical support for their customers, suppliers and employees.
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