STERLINGTON, LA – The executive leadership team and employees from ANGUS Chemical Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Co., have celebrated the completion of the company’s new $10 million market development facility. The new facility is part of the company’s Sterlington, LA, manufacturing site and will help ANGUS validate the new-to-the-world molecules the company is developing with its unique nitration process.
Mark Henning, President and CEO of ANGUS, said, “As a leader of specialty chemical additives, ANGUS has proven its ability to deliver performance-enhancing amines that boost the value of end products for our customers. This new facility allows for process optimization of our existing nitroparrafins, as well as the flexibility and creativity to create new products from various feedstocks.”
Nitroparaffins are versatile specialty chemicals that are used in markets as diverse as paint, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and rubber. Using new proprietary technologies and the market development facility, ANGUS will be able to bring new, value-added solutions to customers.