June 7, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WILMINGTON, Del. (USA) — Solenis, a leading global specialty chemicals company, is investing to build a direct sales channel to serve the industrial water treatment market in India. This action follows Solenis' recent sale of its ownership share in a joint venture with Chembond Chemicals Limited.
Having served this region for more than 16 years through the joint venture, Solenis has a dedicated team of experienced professionals in place to manage the needs of the industrial water market in India.
"We are delighted to continue building strong business relationships with our customers in India and to help them manage their industrial water treatment challenges through our world-class specialty chemicals and technologies", stated Sachin Kukade, director, Asia Pacific. "We will continue investing in further capabilities to serve the India water treatment market."
As India proceeds to develop its industrial infrastructure, improvements in wastewater remediation to protect the environment will be necessary, as well as the need to manage water scarcity issues for industrial operations, said Nandkumar Dhekne, vice president, Asia Pacific. Solenis is well-positioned to help customers manage these challenges.
In 2015, Solenis established a direct channel to the fast-growing pulp and paper market in India and this action is another example of the company's commitment to continuous investment in this region.
Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, packaging paper and board, tissue and towel, oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemical processing, mineral processing, biorefining, power, municipal, and pool and spa markets. Owned by Platinum Equity, the company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids and functional additives, 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, minimize environmental impact and maintain healthy water. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 48 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 6,400 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. Solenis is a 2022 US Best Managed Company.
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