WASHINGTON, MI — Saint Clair Systems Inc., Washington, Michigan, announced the formation of a new subsidiary, St. Clair Systems India Private Ltd., in Kolhapur, India. Recognized for Saint Clair Systems Inc.’s expertise in manufacturing equipment designed to control liquid viscosity and temperature, the newly formed St. Clair Systems India Private Ltd. will provide cost-effective equipment delivery to that region. It will also support shorter lead times, reduce costs and improve service response proficiency to companies throughout the Asia-Pacific market. Majority-owned by Saint Clair Systems Inc., the new subsidiary will be managed by shareholder partners Pratap Puranik and Ravi Mahadeokar.

Robert Gladstone, President of Saint Clair Systems Inc., said, "We are thrilled to announce this long-overdue expansion. The Asia-Pacific market is teeming with potential. Our success will benefit our customers in the region, our employees, shareholders and our thriving company as a whole."

Saint Clair Systems Inc. works to control the viscosity and temperature of fluids in manufacturing processes. Reducing harmful VOCs while minimizing material and solvent usage and paint, sealer, and ink use, the company focuses on a more applicable automated dispensing method. Decreasing dispensing defects related to paint viscosity, Saint Clair's proprietary equipment controls paint temperature at the point of application. This process creates harmonized paint color as it is applied. Particularly useful in the automobile industry, the company supplies equipment to manufacturers and their suppliers to effectively control paints, sealants and adhesives.