Companies Add To Technical Prowess | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 91 Issue 42 | p. 16 | Concentrates
Issue Date: October 21, 2013

Companies Add To Technical Prowess

Department: Business
Keywords: R&D, pine chemicals, oleochemicals
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MWV’s innovation center will complement its R&D labs in Charleston.
Credit: MWV Specialty Chemicals
MWV Specialty Chemicals will build a $9.3 million innovation center across the street from its R&D labs in Charleston, S.C. (shown) MWV, part of the packaging company MeadWestvaco, says the center will employ 25 scientists and engineers  who will develop pine chemicals, activated carbon, and other MWV products for oilfield, asphalt, and automotive markets.
 
MWV’s innovation center will complement its R&D labs in Charleston.
Credit: MWV Specialty Chemicals

MWV Specialty Chemicals will build a $9.3 million innovation center across the street from its R&D labs in Charleston, S.C. MWV, part of the packaging firm MeadWestvaco, says the center will employ 25 scientists and engineers who will develop pine chemicals, activated carbon, and other MWV products for oil-field, asphalt, and auto markets. Separately, Emery Oleochemicals has opened a technical development center in Loxstedt, Germany, to serve its green polymer additives business.

 
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