Brenntag Specialties launches new Material Science Application and Development Center in Mumbai

Equipment with conveyor for working with small plastic granules for the chemical industry

Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, today announced the opening of its new Material Science Application and Development Center situated in Navi Mumbai, India. The center will focus on applications development and formulation support for customers in coatings, adhesives, construction, polymers, and rubber.

The new Brenntag Material Science Application and Development Center is the newest member to join Brenntag Specialties’ global network of now 83 application and development centers catering to various industries such as Material Science, Nutrition and Pharma, to share best practices, knowledge, and insights within Brenntag and with the company’s business partners.

“We are thrilled to open our new Material Science Application and Development Center in India,” said Sanjay Karkhanis, President of Material Science at Brenntag Specialties. “India is home to some of the most talented and innovative scientists and engineers in the world, and we are excited to be a part of this vibrant community. We look forward to working closely with our customers and suppliers in India and around the world to develop new solutions that will help drive their success.”

The vibrant Navi Mumbai is fast becoming a major hub for startups and businesses due to its excellent connectivity, a skilled workforce, and cutting-edge infrastructure.

“Innovation and Application and Development centers are an essential part of delivering value added services to Brenntag Specialties partners in the Asia Pacific market. I am delighted to welcome the Material Science Application and Development Center in India to join our network of 37 centers in the region,” said Francois Bleger, Regional President of Brenntag Specialties Asia Pacific.

Equipped with advanced laboratory facilities including testing and analytical tools, Brenntag’s team of highly qualified and skilled scientists and engineers will provide customers with technical solutions to help them stay ahead of the curve in their respective fields.