Electrolube has opened a research and development facility in Suzhou, China. The city of Suzhou is an important centre for manufacturing and is located about 100km north west of Shanghai. According to the company, the Suzhou facility will maintain a very close working relationship with both existing Beijing and UK based R&D teams to grow their technical liaison and ensure a productive exchange of ideas.
Sharon Zhang, General Manager Electrolube Asia and Export commented, “We are delighted to have inaugurated such a modern and well-equipped R&D facility here in the heart of one of our most prestigious cities and centres of manufacturing. Electrolube China has proved a huge success in terms of its market growth and the company’s reputation for product innovation and technical assistance has established us as the ‘first port of call’ for manufacturers seeking electro-chemical solutions that really make a difference.”
Ron Jakeman, Managing Director for the HK Wentworth Group, of which Electrolube is a division comments, "Electrolube China marked its 10th anniversary in 2013 and the company continues to grow strongly as it satisfies the Chinese electronics industry's huge demand for environmentally-friendly electro-chemical products. Electrolube is at the forefront of developing innovative formulated chemical solutions for electronics manufacturers and the opening of the Suzhou research facility is further testament to the strength of our relationship with the Chinese electronics manufacturing sector and our commitment to establishing local centres of excellence for product development and technical expertise."