HEILBRONN, Germany - Münzing has announced that its Asian subsidiary, Münzing (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., has established an office facility in Shanghai, China.

"We are committed to the markets in Asia, and the office in Shanghai will provide a level of understanding and familiarity with our distributors and customers that simply was not possible before," says Matthew Chen, head of Münzing (Shanghai).

With its Shanghai staff, Münzing also plans to install, sometime in 2005, laboratory facilities, which will serve the entire Asian region.