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Clariant Oil Services Announces New Center of Excellence Lab in Malaysia

  • New Center of Excellence in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, will support Asia-Pacific customers
  • Facility will join company’s industry-leading mix of labs in the world’s key oil and gas regions

Muttenz, July 8, 2013 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today that it will open a new Center of Excellence lab for its Oil Services business in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, building on the company’s commitment to providing innovative technologies and products to customers globally.

The lab, located in the hub of oil and gas operations in Southeast Asia, will include state-of-the-art equipment, and will feature standard and manual testing processes which model global Clariant Oil Services laboratories in North America and the U.K.

“Opening this new facility will expand Clariant’s industry-leading laboratory work and product distribution to Asia-Pacific customers in this critical region,” said John Dunne, Head of Business Unit Oil & Mining Services. “Through optimizing reporting systems, protocols and local raw materials, Clariant will ensure product quality for our customers in the Asia-Pacific region.”

Clariant’s facility in Malaysia will be the fourth in the region, and the first Center of Excellence. The lab will house formula simulation and performance testing in emulsion, flow assurance, corrosion and scale control technologies.