Michelman Opens China Sustainability Center in Shanghai


Michelman has celebrated the grand opening of the Michelman (China) Sustainability Center (MSC) at the company’s Shanghai offices located in the East Park of the Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao Industrial Zone. The new China-based center is part of Michelman’s aggressive growth plan in the Asia Pacific region, the company stated.

“The MSC will foster both sustainable solutions and collaboration. It incorporates dedicated space, technical expertise, and technology and promotes collaborative innovation between partners, customers, service providers, and suppliers of multiple industries’ value chains,” said Ginger Merritt, vice president, Coatings & Country Manager, Michelman China. “This new facility will have a Technology & Marketing Office along with a fully equipped Development Center to develop solutions that are sustainable and green.”

The grand opening ceremony and facility tour featured presentations from both Steve Shifman, president & CEO of Michelman, and Kenneth Jarrett, former president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. “Our high-performing associates, along with our partners and customers are to be thanked for the company’s success in this region,” said Shifman. “Great people and great partners equals great success.”