DSM Dyneema opens Asia Pacific technical centre in Singapore

DSM Dyneema opens Asia Pacific technical centre in Singapore

7:51 AM, 15th January 2013
DSM Dyneema opens Asia Pacific technical centre in Singapore

HEERLEN, THE NETHERLANDS: DSM Dyneema, the inventor and manufacturer of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fibre branded as Dyneema, officially opened its new Asia Pacific Technical Centre in Singapore. The 2.500 square metre state-of-the-art centre, its first in the Asia Pacific region will support the technological capabilities for customers and reinforce the already strong commercial and innovative success of Dyneema in all its core businesses.

In addition to traditional materials testing capabilities, the centre houses Singapore’s first-ever independent ballistics testing facility, featuring two ballistic ranges, as well as labs for conducting comprehensive tests for both personal and vehicle armor applications in Dyneema.

“The Asia Pacific region is a key part of our global corporate strategy focusing on high growth economies. With the opening of our new centre we will provide our customers in this region with the support to ensure all their innovative and technical needs with Dyneema are met. This new Asia Pacific technical centre will be the heart of our operations in this key region, it will strengthen our focus and contribute to reinforcing our global and regional market leadership,” said Gerard de Reuver, President, DSM Dyneema.

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