Huntsman Corporation Opens Asia Pacific Technology Center Shanghai China

Huntsman opens Asia Pacific technology centre in Shanghai, China

5:25 AM, 23rd September 2013

SHANGHAI, CHINA: Huntsman Corporation opened its new Asia Pacific Technology Center (ATC) in Shanghai’s Minhang Economic & Technological Development Zone. The new $40 million facility forms an integrated technology and innovation campus together with the existing technology centre. The new facility includes machine halls, laboratories and offices and can accommodate up to 400 technical experts and will complement existing technology centres in The Woodlands, US and Brussels, Belgium as well as smaller regional centres.

“The ATC investment reflects Huntsman’s long-term commitment to grow in partnership with our customers in this key market. We now have a world-class technology facility in Shanghai, employing talented local scientists, developing fit-for-purpose applications that are suited to the specific needs of our customers across the region. We started construction of the facility in February 2012 and in close cooperation with the Shanghai Minhang United Development Co Ltd and the Government of Minhang District, the Centre was completed on schedule in June 2013,” said Tony Hankins, CEO, Asia Pacific, Huntsman.

 

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