SHANGHAI: DuPont Packaging & Industrial has opened an R&D Laboratory in China. The facility is located in the DuPont China Research and Development Center at Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, Shanghai. Pascal Rechatin, regional director, Asia Pacific, DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, said at the opening, “Our business has laboratories and R&D facilities in different countries and regions globally such as the U.S., Canada, Europe and Japan. The new R&D facility in China is the latest member joining our worldwide customer development and support network and will help to enhance existing products, and bring new products to market more quickly, efficiently and cost effectively.”
At the heart of the new R&D facility is an industrial scale, nine-layer blown film co-extrusion line which will support the development of film structures for the packaging and industrial film markets.