SINGAPORE — Clariant has inaugurated new laboratory facilities in Shah Alam, Malaysia, for the oil services and pigments businesses.

For Clariant’s Pigments Business, its ASEAN Pacific Technical Application Center established in 2005 is being upgraded in capacity to allow the business to provide even more comprehensive and customizable technical services to customers from multiple industries in the Southeast Asia and Pacific region, such as coatings, printing, plastics and other specialized applications.

“With the upgraded lab, we will be able to better support the increasing demand in both local and regional markets more efficiently, and we will continue to build on our dedication to offering innovative and sustainable solutions to our customers from various industries,” said Phil Adams, Head of Clariant Pigments Asia Pacific.

Serving as a new technical center for Clariant Oil Services and Pigments, the lab facilities will strengthen Clariant’s local technical capacity to provide services to local and regional customers.