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Takeover in Specialty Chemicals Songwon Takes Over Sequent’s Specialty Chemicals Business

| Editor: Dominik Stephan

Songwon has completed the acquisition of Sequent’s Specialty Chemicals business, including the polymer stabilizer business, the production site in Panoli and the local R&D division. Now, the Koreans have set their sights n the Indian markets.

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From left to right: Ashish Pandey, General Manager of the Panoli site - Nilesh Mehta, Managing Director Songwon Specialty Chemicals India – Byungsoo Boo, Executive Vice president Manufacturing and Member of the Songwon Industrial group Executive committee - Giacomo Sasselli, EVP Manufacturing and Engineering and Member of the Songwon Industrial Group Executive Committee.
From left to right: Ashish Pandey, General Manager of the Panoli site - Nilesh Mehta, Managing Director Songwon Specialty Chemicals India – Byungsoo Boo, Executive Vice president Manufacturing and Member of the Songwon Industrial group Executive committee - Giacomo Sasselli, EVP Manufacturing and Engineering and Member of the Songwon Industrial Group Executive Committee.
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Ulsan, Korea – With the Sequent acquisition under its belt, Songwon sees itself prepared to better meet the needs of their current and future customers in India, the company states.

“We are committed to helping our customers in India successfully grow their businesses and our goal is to be a leader in servicing this market,” said Giacomo Sasselli, EVP Manufacturing and Engineering. “This region is one of the fastest growing polymer markets in the world and has great potential for the future. Leveraging the state-of-the-art facility, the knowledge of Songwon group and the local R&D team’s extensive experience and high level of competence, we will focus on the development of new products and solutions that give our customers globally, and especially in India, a competitive advantage.”

The Panoli site is large and offers room for Songwon to expand its production base and its product offering. Commenting Nilesh Metha, Managing Director Songwon Specialty Chemicals India: “Songwon has always been dedicated to manufacturing innovative products that fit customers’ unique needs, and to providing excellent service and support. Having a stronger position in India means that we can offer the customized support our customers expect combined with all the advantages of an experienced, leading global supplier.”

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