Allnex Opens State-of-the-Art Technical Services & Development Laboratory in Shanghai to Serve Expansion in Asian Coatings Market


30C, Junyao International Plaza
No. 789 Zhao Jia Bang Road
200032 Shanghai, PR China

Ivy Liew (Marketing Communications - Asia Pacific)


Shanghai, China, September 20th 2013 – Allnex announced the official opening of its new Technical Services & Development (TS&D) laboratory in Shanghai on 23rd September 2013.  This facility is planned to bring together Allnex’s key technologies under one roof for synergies and resource sharing in technical developments. The laboratory will commence operation in September 2013 following its official opening.  

Allnex’s Vice President, Asia Pacific, Mr Siva Iyer informed, “China is the focal point of our coating resins business growth strategy.   The new center will integrate the capabilities of our existing two laboratories in China; it will meet global safety and environmental standards and provide modern state-of-the-art lab facilities for our employees to further help our customers by faster product and applications development. Our aim is also to speed technology transfer from Europe and America to the emerging growth regions.”

Mr Frank Aranzana, CEO, Allnex added, “The opening of our new TS&D laboratory is part of Allnex’s strategy to accelerate growth in Asia and further globalise our business.   It also reinforces our position as a preferred resin supplier.”

Allnex’s TS&D laboratory is located within an easily accessible modern technology park at Yin Du Road, Shanghai to support its entire coating resins and additives portfolio.   This laboratory facilitates paint formulation, technical service, raw material research, resins modification and new resins development.   Visit for more on Allnex.


About Allnex – 

A global company with $1.5 billion in sales, Allnex is a leading supplier of resins for architectural, industrial, OEM and special purpose coatings. We are recognized as a specialty chemicals pioneer and known for our professionalism and for offering the broadest portfolio of high quality, innovative liquid resins and additives, radiation cured and powder coating resins, and crosslinkers for use on wood, metal, plastic, and other surfaces. With manufacturing facilities and research and technology support centers located throughout the world, we also provide responsive, local support to our customers, helping them to rapidly bring advanced coating solutions to the market.