EXTON, Pa. (May 18) — Special chemical maker Sartomer Co. plans to open a technical center and office space in Yokohama, Japan, in December.
The facility will house Sartomer Japan, which started up in 2005 and is part of the Asian operations of the company, the firm said. The office will serve formulators and chemists throughout Japan, providing technical and sales support for Sartomer´s entire line, which includes polybutadiene resins.
The primary role of the facility will be to house a research lab for developing new photocure materials for the electronics, plastics, optical media and flat-panel display industries in Japan and Asia. The remaining space will be dedicated to meeting rooms and storage, said the company.