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ExxonMobil Chemical Opens Technology Center in China

2011-03-30 15:49
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  • Ceremony to celebrate opening of the new Shanghai Technology Center
  • Center to help deliver innovative customer solutions
  • State-of-the-art labs and facilities support premium product applications

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical celebrated the opening of its Shanghai Technology Center today at a ceremony in Shanghai's Zizhu Science-Based Industrial Park. The $90-million facility represents a critical link for development of new premium products which can be manufactured or distributed globally.

"The opening of the Shanghai Technology Center is a significant milestone demonstrating our long-term commitment to China and the region," said Steve Pryor, president of ExxonMobil Chemical Company. "We anticipate tremendous premium product growth and this center will support that growth by delivering innovative customer solutions.”

“The Shanghai Technology Center enables us to work more closely with Asian customers on premium product applications and tailor solutions to the local market,” said Will Cirioli, vice president, Global Technology, ExxonMobil Chemical Company. “The advanced technology expertise of our 200 employees will ensure customers capture the unique benefits of our products.”

The 27,000 square meter facility contains advanced analytical and testing laboratory equipment and commercial-scale product processing equipment, including blown and cast film extrusion, injection molding, compounding, and packaging. The facility is ExxonMobil Chemical's third largest technology center in the world.

About ExxonMobil Chemical

ExxonMobil Chemical is one of the world’s premier petrochemical companies with manufacturing, technology, and marketing operations around the world. The company delivers a broad portfolio of products and solutions efficiently and responsibly, with a commitment to create outstanding customer and shareholder value. ExxonMobil Chemical endorses the principles of sustainable development, including the need to balance economic growth, social development and environmental considerations. To learn more, visit www.exxonmobilchemical.com.

Editor's note:

The term "ExxonMobil Chemical Company" refers collectively to some or all of the companies affiliated with Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), and/or itself, which have chemical manufacturing and/or marketing operations around the world.

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Employees at work in ExxonMobil's new Shanghai Technology Center where ExxonMobil Chemical held a grand opening ceremony. (Photo: Business Wire)