DSM Dyneema: New Asia Pacific Technical Center
DSM Dyneema, the inventor and manufacturer of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber branded as Dyneema, opened its new Asia Pacific Technical Center in Singapore.
The 2,500 sq m state-of-the-art center will support the technological capabilities for customers and reinforce the development of Dyneema in all its core businesses across life protection, commercial marine, industrial, sports and new business development initiatives in this region.
In addition to traditional materials testing capabilities, the center houses Singapore’s first-ever independent ballistics testing facility, featuring two ballistic ranges, as well as labs for conducting comprehensive tests for both personal and vehicle armor applications in Dyneema. Tests can be carried out in accordance with international and regional ballistics standards. For DSM Dyneema, this will be the third global ballistics testing facility, complementing the existing technical centers in the U.S. and Europe.
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