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 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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