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allnex opens a brand new R&D center in Werndorf, Austria

out 19, 2022 Corporate
  • State-of-the-art Research and Development center located in Werndorf, Austria
  • Contributes to allnex’s sustainability ambitions and the development of a new generation of sustainable polymers for the coatings industry
allnex, the global leader in sustainable and innovative resins for industrial coatings, today announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art R&D center in Werndorf, Austria. This project is an important part of allnex’s strategic plan to lead the industry in the development of sustainable, environmentally friendly resins and respond to the challenges of evolving trends.
This multi-million-euro investment is made into a new, state-of-the-art Research and Development center, which is located in Werndorf, Austria and the modernization and expansion of production facilities for the manufacture of next generation waterborne products.
"R&D is of strategic importance to allnex and the establishment of product development in proximity of production will enable us to translate innovations into products even faster,” says Goetz Pelikan, Managing Director of Allnex Austria GmbH.
The main focus of the new R&D center will be the development of new low-VOC, waterborne and VOC-compliant resins and additives for the global coatings markets. It is also an investment into digitalization, as the latest automated, high throughput synthesis and application equipment has been installed. This equipment will increase the overall effectiveness of the laboratory and increase speed to market of new, sustainable solutions. This investment allows allnex to push innovation and product development to new heights.
"Delivering industry-targeted, sustainable solutions that advance our customer’s portfolio’s and meet future needs to improve the planet and our customers’ business, is our clear objective. This highly sophisticated research center coupled with waterborne factory upgrades, will reduce our time to market with sustainable,  differentiated products and it supports us to maintain our leadership position,” says Miguel Mantas, allnex CEO.

Daria Samonova
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Goetz Pelikan (Managing Director Allnex Austria GmbH)
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allnex is the world's leading manufacturer of industrial coating resins and additives for architectural, industrial, protective, automotive and specialty coatings and inks. allnex is recognized as a pioneer in specialty chemistry, offering an extensive product range that includes innovative liquid resins and additives, radiation-curing and powder coating resins and additives, and crosslinkers for use on wood, metal, plastic and other surfaces. Today, allnex has a strong global presence with 4000 employees worldwide, 33 production sites and 23 research and technology centers.