IMCD further strengthens its North American technical offering with a Coatings application laboratory in King of Prussia, US.

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands (2 October, 2017) – IMCD N.V., a leading specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor, announces an expansion of its technical capabilities with the addition of a Coatings laboratory in King of Prussia (Pennsylvania), US. The IMCD Coatings laboratory is the newest addition to the company’s rapidly growing technical base and in combination with the recent acquisition of L.V. Lomas provides IMCD with market focused technical centres in North America covering the coatings, personal care and food markets.

The primary focus of the new Coatings laboratory will be to support customers and suppliers, offering market trend advice, problem solving, formulation guidance and product performance testing. On speaking about the opening, Marcus Jordan, President IMCD US Holdings, commented: “Following the opening of our Personal Care laboratory earlier this year, we are delighted to extend IMCD’s technical capability and offering with this new dedicated coatings facility. IMCD’s market focused technical centres are an important element of the value added proposition we offer to both our customers and supply partners and will also further enhance the knowledge and technical capabilities of the IMCD US coatings sales team.”

This new Coatings laboratory joins IMCD’s existing international network of laboratories for the Coatings, Personal Care, Lubricants, Detergents, Food & Nutrition and Pharmaceutical Business Groups. With this latest addition, IMCD now runs 35 laboratories on all continents where it operates.