Songwon Opens Innovation Center in Korea
South Korean specialty chemicals manufacturer Songwon recently opened a new Technology Innovation Center at its Maeam site. The company said the 32,000 m² Korean facility, designed with future expansion in mind, is part of its drive to strengthen its position on the global specialty chemicals playing field and “take another key step forward in entering new business areas with high value and sophisticated technology.”
The new center housing analysis labs, synthetic rooms, clean rooms, kilos lab scale rooms, polymer processing and application labs is aimed at supporting R&D, Global Application Community and Technical Service, leveraging synergies between the groups. It also will help consolidate the company’s technologies and support the development of new products from design phase to final customer applications, Songwon said, adding that this underscores its efforts to translate market needs into innovative product solutions quickly and efficiently.
Commenting on the investment, DK Park, Leader Research & Development said: “The new Technology Innovation Center will play a major role in securing a sustainable future for Songwon. It will drive real innovation and help us to advance along our path of producing high end fine chemistry.”