The Lubrizol Corporationâ€™s Performance Coatings business announced an extensive upgrade to its Textile Coatings Center of Excellence in Gastonia, North Carolina.
The Lubrizol Corporationâ€™s Performance Coatings business announced an extensive upgrade to its Textile Coatings Center of Excellence in Gastonia, North Carolina. This facility, which focuses on R&D of coatings technologies for textile and nonwoven substrates, is dedicated to formulating and testing innovative coating technologies for an array of technical textiles. The new Center of Excellence is a state-of-the-art textile coating product development and applications testing facility.
â€œBy upgrading our capabilities, we continue our longstanding commitment to the textiles industryâ€, says Bob Bonner, Technical Manager. â€œThis investment expands our ability to deliver a wide range of textile coating and testing services for customers, including flame retardancy, abrasion resistance, water repellency, chemical resistance, and stretch-restriction capability.â€
â€œOur textiles team in Gastonia is focused on providing an outstanding experience for customers through technical serviceâ€, comments Ted Parigian, sales manager, textile coatings. â€œTheyâ€™re constantly developing new technologies, and these upgrades will enhance our ongoing ability to deliver winning solutions.â€