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IMCD strengthens North America technical capabilities with new laboratory for the coatings and construction markets

IMCD, a leading distributor, formulator and solutions provider of speciality chemicals and ingredients today announced the relocation and opening of the new IMCD Coatings & Construction Laboratory serving customers throughout North America. Located near the historic U.S. city of Philadelphia, the new 6,400 sq. ft. laboratory expands IMCD’s technical capabilities to now include construction, in addition to its existing capabilities for industrial coatings, decorative paints and adhesives. The new facility also provides training accommodations for IMCD’s commercial team, plus customer seminars and academies.

Photographed (L to R):

  • Ayaz Khan, Americas Technical Director, IMCD Coatings & Construction
  • Jean-Paul Scheepens, President, IMCD US
  • Müge Tamkan, Americas Vice President, IMCD Coatings & Construction
  • Frank Schneider, Global Director, IMCD Coatings & Construction
  • Jerome Bollard, Global Technical Director, IMCD Coatings & Construction


“The opening of the new IMCD Coatings & Construction Laboratory in the U.S. reinforces our dedication to serve our supplier partners and customers not just as a distributor, but a formulator and solutions provider in driving marketplace innovation,” said Müge Tamkan, Americas Vice President, IMCD Coatings & Construction. “This is just the beginning of future investments to enhance our services and technical capabilities in North America, furthering our commitment to adding sustainable value.”


The state-of-the-art IMCD Coatings & Construction Laboratory delivers coast-to-coast formulation support for a broad range of coatings and construction applications throughout North America. Key equipment available through the newly expanded laboratory include, but are not limited to:  


  • Rheometer
  • Optical Tensiometer
  • Bubble Pressure Tensiometer
  • Taber Abrasion
  • Spray Booth
  • Flexural and Compressive Testing Machine


The new laboratory is part of IMCD Coatings & Construction’s international network of 14 laboratories with market-focused experts who exchange knowledge and unparalleled formulatory expertise. While the new facility adds a construction laboratory to the company’s existing North America capabilities, the space was designed to accommodate future investments in expanding IMCD’s technical support into printing inks, textile and paper industries. 


To learn more about this IMCD Coatings & Construction Laboratory, click HERE and access the laboratory image gallery HERE.


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