Azelis opens new CASE laboratory in Istanbul, Turkey

10 November 2021

Azelis, a leading innovation service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, is pleased to announce the opening of a new CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers) laboratory in Istanbul, Turkey. The new lab enables Azelis to accelerate the roll-out of innovative CASE formulations and technical support to its customers in the region.

Highlights & rationale

  • The key focus of the lab will be coatings including paints and varnishes, in industrial, decorative, marine, can and coil, wood coatings and other markets
  • This application lab complements Azelis’ CASE labs in Germany, Asia-Pacific and Americas, including our recently-opened lab in Mexico City
  • The new application laboratory underscores Azelis’ strategy to be an innovation service provider to all sectors and all regions

Stefan Hagenberg, Azelis Senior Technical Development Manager, CASE-EMEA comments:

“We are thrilled to open the new CASE laboratory in Istanbul. In addition to round-the-clock formulation, the lab will be utilized as both a teaching and learning facility. We will work closely together with principals, customers, and our CASE team to bring new, innovative formulations to the market.”

 Sertaç Sürür, Managing Director Azelis Turkey, adds:

“There’s no doubt that Turkey and the immediate region are fast growing markets with an increasing need of specialized expertise, technical services, and sophisticated formulations – all of which Azelis can offer. Under the leadership of Laboratory Manager Mr. Hakan Aşkun, our new CASE laboratory will allow us to serve our customers even better than before.”

This will be the first CASE laboratory in the Group’s Application and Training Center in Turkey, which already runs separate Food, Pharma, Home Care & Industrial Cleaning, as well as Personal Care laboratories.

Azelis supplies high quality specialty chemicals for the CASE sector worldwide. With over 60 application laboratories around the world, each dedicated to a specific market segment, the new CASE lab will be an integral part of the lab community.This serves as an investment in Azelis’ innovation capabilities, it supports the constant drive for discovery and sustainability, and will support the region with new value-adding formulations.