EMD Performance Materials Corp. recently announced it has opened new Surface Solutions laboratories in Philadelphia’s Navy Yard. The company’s global applications network produces prototypes and characterizes surfaces containing effect pigments and additives for automotive and other coatings, as well as cosmetic, industrial, and functional applications.

“This substantial investment further solidifies our unyielding commitment to our customers and the segments we serve,” said Luiz Vieira, president and managing director of EMD Performance Materials. “Our new application labs in Philadelphia will enable even closer collaboration with our customers and provide the ideal environment to further develop tailor-made solutions to achieve our customers’ desired outcome.”

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