18 April 2013 14:04 [Source: ICIS news]
HONG KONG (ICIS)--Germany-based specialty chemicals producer LANXESS on Thursday opened a new Asia-Pacific application development centre for its high-tech plastics in the Hong Kong Science & Technology Park, the company announced.
The centre’s services range from concept development support, computer-aided design, computer-aided engineering and mould-design assistance to part testing for the automotive industry and other segments.
“It offers customers comprehensive engineering services in all stages of developing a new application, with supports from initial feasibility studies to high-tech testing,” the company said.
It will be LANXESS’ technology hub for customers in the Asia Pacific region and India.
“The new application development centre will support our customers and industry partners in parts development and qualification for successful launching of new applications and plastics parts," said Thomas Babl, head of technical marketing and engineer services for High Performance Materials APAC (Asia Pacific).
"With the top-notch simulation tools, we are able to provide innovative solutions for cost reduction, environmental protection, energy savings and shortening time to market,” he added.
“It will help to evaluate the reliability, performance and compliance of prototype parts and mass production parts according to customer engineering specifications,” said Babl.
LANXESS also operates a research and development testing centre at Wuxi in China’s Jiangsu province, the focus of which is raw materials, he added.
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