SEKISUI S-Lec B.V., the subsidiary of SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. in Japan, with a plant at Chemelot, has announced the establishment of its European Research Center at Brightlands Chemelot Campus at Sittard-Geleen (the Netherlands). Furthermore, SEKISUI S-Lec B.V. is planning to expand its manufacturing capacity at Chemelot Industrial Park at Sittard-Geleen and its site at Roermond (the Netherlands). These investments enable SEKISUI S-Lec B.V. to boost its technology evolution, its product development, and its global business in interlayer film for laminated glass through the fusion of resources from Sekisui and Brightlands. The announcement coincides with the celebration of 20 years of SEKISUI S-Lec B.V. in the Netherlands.
With manufacturing capacity at Chemelot Industrial Park and Roermond and with the European Research Center at Brightlands Chemelot Campus, SEKISUI S-Lec B.V can fully benefit from the potential the innovative ecosystem offers. The research will initially focus on new applications for the automobile industry.
Yoshio Aoshima President of SEKISUI S-Lec B.V says: “For twenty years now we have been present in the Netherlands, so we know that we are well positioned at those sites. To develop new products and new markets, we expect important results from our presence at Brightlands. To us the campus is a new environment, where we appreciate the vibrant ambience.”