CINCINNATI, OH (September 6, 2012) – Michelman, a global developer of water based packaging coatings and surface modifier additives, is continuing its support of the burgeoning Indian market with the opening of new offices in Mumbai, India.
Led by Mr. Manoj Deorukhkar, Michelman’s new India Country Manager, the staff there will be responsible for serving existing Michelman customers, and developing new opportunities in the region.
According to Mr. Steven Shifman, President and CEO at Michelman, “We have seen significant growth in this key market, especially in flexible packaging applications; water based additives for inks and overprint varnishes; as well as automotive, industrial and coil coatings.” He went on to add, “The addition of Indian-based offices gives us a stronger presence in the country, and allows us to help our customers and prospective customers develop their own stronger product portfolios so they can compete in an increasingly competitive landscape.”
Michelman is a global developer of water based barrier and functional coatings for flexible film packaging, paperboard, and corrugated cartons; and water based surface modifiers, additives and polymers for numerous industries including wood and floor care, industrial coatings, inks, fibers, composites, and construction products. Michelman serves its multinational and regional customers with production facilities in the U.S., Europe and Singapore, and a worldwide network of highly trained field technical support personnel.
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