IMCD further strengthens its North American technical offering with a Coatings application laboratory in King of Prussia, US.

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands (2 October, 2017) – IMCD N.V., a leading specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor, announces an expansion of its technical capabilities with the addition of a Coatings laboratory in King of Prussia (Pennsylvania), US.. The IMCD Coatings laboratory is the newest addition to the company's rapidly growing technical base and in combination with the recent acquisition of L.V. Lomas provides IMCD with market focused technical centres in North America covering the coatings, personal care and food markets.

The primary focus of the new Coatings laboratory will be to support customers and suppliers, offering market trend advice, problem solving, formulation guidance and product performance testing. On speaking about the opening, Marcus Jordan, President IMCD US Holdings, commented: "Following the opening of our Personal Care laboratory earlier this year, we are delighted to extend IMCD's technical capability and offering with this new dedicated coatings facility. IMCD's market focused technical centres are an important element of the value added proposition we offer to both our customers and supply partners and will also further enhance the knowledge and technical capabilities of the IMCD US coatings sales team." This new Coatings laboratory joins IMCD's existing international network of laboratories for the Coatings, Personal Care, Lubricants, Detergents, Food & Nutrition and Pharmaceutical Business Groups. With this latest addition, IMCD now runs 35 laboratories on all continents where it operates.

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About IMCD N.V.

IMCD is a market-leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of speciality chemicals and food ingredients.  Its result-driven professionals provide market-focused solutions to suppliers and customers across EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Americas, offering a range of comprehensive product portfolios, including innovative formulations that embrace industry trends. Listed at Euronext, Amsterdam (IMCD), IMCD realised revenues of € 1,715 million in 2016 with more than 1,800 employees in over 40 countries on 6 continents. IMCD's dedicated team of technical and commercial experts work in close partnership to tailor best in class solutions and provide value through expertise for around 34,000 customers and a diverse range of world class suppliers.

To find out more about IMCD, please visit www.imcdgroup.com.

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