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Evonik Celebrates Expansion of its Oil Additives Technology Centre

27 May 2014

Evonik has completed the expansion of its Industries’ Oil Additives Technology Centre in Minhang, Shanghai, China.

Following the expansion, Evonik explains its Oil Additives team of lab technicians and technical service specialists acquired additional laboratory test equipment, enabling expansion in the variety and sophistication of its technical analysis.

Wei Kiat Tan, Asia Pacific Regional Manager, Evonik Oil Additives Business Line, comments “Evonik is proud to be keeping pace with China’s fast growing lubricants market and providing additional technical services capabilities to our customers. Since 2005, when we first opened our Shanghai Technology Centre, the China lubricants market has grown more than 50% and vehicle production has increased more than three- fold.”

Dr Hans-Joseph Ritzert, President, Evonik Greater China Region, adds “As part of Evonik’s Automotive Industry Team, our Oil Additives business offers technologies and products that improve fuel efficiency. Other Evonik AIT businesses in China provide light structural foams, Plexiglas, glazing and adhesives, making cars much lighter and more environmentally friendly.”






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