LONDON, UK--(Marketwire - Sep 24, 2012) -
Elementis Specialties expands manufacturing in North America
London, 24 September 2012 - In response to market demand, Elementis
Specialties Inc. is expanding production capacity for specialty
rheological additives and dispersants for water-based coatings at an
industrial park owned by Bayer MaterialScience LLC in New Martinsville,
Construction is underway and production is scheduled to start in the
fourth quarter of 2012."We are pleased to expand our presence in West
Virginia," said Greg McClatchy, Elementis Specialties president. "The
site has easy access to railroads and major highways as well as
excellent infrastructure, a skilled workforce and a business-friendly
climate. We are looking forward to the opportunities this new location
presents for Elementis and for our customers in the coatings industry."
About Elementis Specialties Inc.:
Elementis Specialties Inc. provides innovative rheology control
additives that are used to enhance the performance of our customers'
products and is part of the Elementis plc group. In 2011, Elementis plc
had annual sales of more than $760 million and employed approximately
1,200 people worldwide. The Company has more than 30 locations,
including 16 manufacturing sites, in 8 countries. Elementis plc has a
premium listing on the UK London Stock Exchange and is a member of the
FTSE 250 Index, making it one of the 350 largest companies in the UK by
market capitalization, and is also a member of the FTSE4Good Index.
Best in class product quality, technical support and customer service
are the critical competencies of Elementis Specialties Inc. and provide
the platform to deliver value to the coatings, construction, oil field
drilling and personal care markets.
For more information about Elementis Specialties Inc. please visit
+1 609 443 2405
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