PHILADELPHIA -- Rohm and Haas Co. has opened its new Midwest technical center in Elgin, Ill. Located approximately 35 minutes from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, the center was built specifically to support the company’s structural adhesives and packaging and converting customers. The 40,000-square-foot facility houses more than 70 adhesives specialists engaged in sales, marketing and technical activities.

Technical activities include product development, applications research and product scale-up. Comprehensive analytical and computational support is also provided on the site. The precisely controlled environment of the applications laboratory makes it possible to easily match customer factory conditions and more quickly pre-qualify adhesives for almost any application profile.

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