Sustainable Solutions and Collaboration
Opening of the Michelman (China) Sustainability Center in Shanghai
Michelman celebrated the grand opening of the Michelman (China) Sustainability Center (MSC) on January 17, 2019 at the company’s Shanghai offices located in the East Park of the Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao Industrial Zone. A grand opening ceremony and facility tour featured presentations from Steve Shifman, President & CEO of Michelman, and Kenneth Jarrett, former President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.
The new China-based center is part of Michelman’s growth plan in the Asia Pacific region, and follows the opening of the Michelman Innovation Centre for Coatings (MICC) that was opened in Mumbai in January 2018. The MSC shall help Michelman better adapt its products and services to the Chinese market.
Ginger Merritt, Vice President, Coatings & Country Manager, Michelman China, says: “The MSC will foster both sustainable solutions and collaboration. It incorporates dedicated space, technical expertise, and technology and promotes collaborative innovation between partners, customers, service providers, and suppliers of multiple industries’ value chains. This new facility will have a technology & marketing office along with a fully equipped development center to develop solutions that are sustainable and green.”
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