February 16, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WILMINGTON, Del. — A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on February 14, 2015 to celebrate the opening of the new Solenis headquarters in India. Located in Pune, India, this new office will be the primary center of operations for both the water and paper businesses.
"This is another step in the process of creating a stand-alone company", stated John Panichella, president and CEO. "This new office will help to establish our footprint in India and further enhance the Solenis corporate identity and culture that we are working hard to develop around the world. Establishing strong business relationships in emerging geographies is critical to our growth and we will continue to position Solenis to better serve the pulp and paper and water treatment markets in these regions", said Nandkumar Dhekne, vice president, Asia Pacific.
The new office is located at # 701, Tower 1, Montreal Business Centre, Baner Road, Pune, 411045, India.
Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, paper, oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power and municipal markets. The company's product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 39 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of approximately 5,200 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. For additional information about Solenis, please visit www.solenis.com or follow us on social media.
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