ELGIN, IL - DSM Desotech, a leader in the development and supply of UV-curable fiber optic materials, has announced the opening of its newly expanded China ink manufacturing facility, DSM Desotech Specialty Chemicals (Shanghai) Ltd. (DDSC). The ISO-9001-certified operation has relocated from Gonglu to Xinghou, China, into a new facility that has doubled in size and is positioned for growth.
“We have enlarged our existing operation in light of healthy industry
conditions within China and anticipation of future expansion,” said DSM
Desotech Vice President of Fiber Optic Materials Rob Crowell. “DDSC will not
only be a bright star for China, but it will also benefit DSM Desotech’s
customers around the globe as strong demand for FTTx projects increase.
“This facility will operate as a critical and integral part of DSM
Desotech’s global operation, serving today’s UV-curable fiber optics materials
market. We envision significant advantages in manufacturing flexibility while
maintaining high efficiency and quality, which are known as the leading
benchmark of the industry. In addition, we will expand our local technical
support footprint, backed by the best, leading-edge research and technology
development available in the market.”
In addition to UV ink
production, the DDSC facility houses a quality control laboratory, warehouse
and state-of-the-art technical service lab. It rests on the site of DSM
Nutritional Products (DNP) in Xinghuo, a 207,000-square-meter complex, which
serves as a strategic manufacturing base for DSM in China.
DSM Desotech Opens Newly-Expanded China Production Facility
June 13, 2008