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AGC Chemicals to Enhance its Technical Center for Fluoropolymers

Published on 2016-11-16. Author : SpecialChem

AGC Chemicals
AGC Chemicals to Enhance its Technical Center
EXTON, Pa. -- AGC Chemicals Americas has invested more than $1 million to enhance its technical center in Exton, Pennsylvania. The upgrades fortify AGCCA’s commitment to providing technical solutions and R&D services to customers around the world.

Upgrades to Technical Center Include

  • Renovated areas laboratories for LUMIFLON™ Fluoropolymer Resins
  • AsahiGuard® Water & Oil Repellents;
  • Analytical testing; 
  • Physical testing and microscopy;
  • Other laboratories received new equipment;
  • A state-of-the-art conference room was added to facilitate collaboration with customers when developing solutions to their chemical application or formulation challenges. 
“The improvements to our technical center are an investment in our commitment to finding the best and most efficient fluorochemical solutions for our customers,” said Bill Lillis, Vice President or Fluoropolymers. “We’re excited to have our team of experts working in a scientifically advanced setting when conducting research, testing and analysis.” AGCCA’s technology center provides application and product development, technical support, physical and analytical testing, environmental studies, material ID and color analysis.

The Center Supports

  • Fluon® Melt Processable Fluoropolymer Resins and Compounds;
  • Fluon Filled PTFE Compounds, PTFE Resins and Micropowders;
  • AFLAS® Fluoroelastomers;
  • AsahiKlin® Fluorinated Solvents and polyols for polyurethanes. 

AGCCA is offering tours of the new facility so that customers, prospects and members of the scientific and local community can see the laboratories and equipment operating in real-time.

About AGC Chemicals Americas Inc.

AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Asahi Glass Company Ltd., a $13 billion multinational corporation and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass, electronic displays and chemical products. The company was formed in 2004 through the merging of sister companies Asahi Glass Fluoropolymers USA and AGA Chemicals. Headquartered in Exton, Pa., AGC Chemicals Americas maintains manufacturing operations in nearby Thorndale, Pa.,

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Source: AGC Chemicals
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