“We are pleased to receive this honor and believe it further validates our long-standing commitment to serving as a leader in the coatings and composites industry in China and the entire Asia Pacific region,” said Craig A. Rogerson, Chairman, President and CEO. “We remain focused on developing innovative coatings solutions for our global customers. On the heels of our recent opening of our new Application Development Center (ADC) in Shanghai and our diversified product portfolio, including our EPIKOTE™ and EPIKURE™ epoxy systems for wind energy and our NextGen Epoxy™ Waterborne system, we believe we are well-positioned for further regional growth.”
Hexion recently announced that it had successfully completed construction of its new ADC in Shanghai as part of its global efforts to further strengthen its industry-leading research and development and technical services capabilities. The new 4,800 square meter ADC houses Hexion’s commercial and research and development leaders. It is designed to support the Company’s new product development and customer collaboration efforts and accelerate growth in the Company’s waterborne coatings and composite applications.
“Hexion has long been known as an innovative coatings solution provider,” said Vanessa Wang, Managing Director, China Affairs and Associate General Counsel. “This recognition from Paint and Coatings Industry, combined with our new ADC, underscores our commitment to developing next generation coatings technology that is strategically focused on sustainable products.”
Founded in 1959, Paint and Coatings Industry is an industry-leading publication sponsored by the Coatings Committee of the Chinese Chemical Industry Association. It is also the longest professional publication in the Chinese coatings industry. In the celebration of its 60th anniversary, Paint and Coatings Industry granted awards to recognize major scientific and technological achievements, outstanding figures, international companies, local enterprises, innovative technologies and benchmarking projects that have had a major impact on the development of China’s coatings industry over the past 60 years.
About the Company
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. is a global leader in thermoset resins. Hexion Inc. serves the global adhesive, coatings, composites and industrial markets through a broad range of thermoset technologies, specialty products and technical support for customers in a diverse range of applications and industries. Additional information about Hexion Inc. and its products is available at www.hexion.com.