Arch Coatings USA Opens Applications Support Center

Arch Coatings USA Opens Applications Support Center

Norwalk, CT Arch Coatings USA, a business unit of Arch Chemicals, Inc., located here, has announced the opening of its new, state-of-the-art customer application facility and testing laboratory in Brandenburg, KY.

Terms of the transaction, which was announced in late May, were not disclosed.

The company, a supplier of Sayerlack coatings for office and home furniture, kitchen cabinets, architectural molding and other wood products, said the laboratory will help support the company's expansion into the North American market.

The new laboratory is located within the existing Arch Chemicals' manufacturing facility

"The opening of our new customer applications center in Kentucky enables us to provide total solutions service to U.S. and Canadian manufacturers of furniture and other fine wood products," explains Paul J. Craney, v.p. and general manager of Arch Chemicals' Treatment Products' business segment.

The center, which is equipped with machinery, applications and testing equipment for wood finishing, will be staffed by technicians to help customers develop custom coatings, adapt standard coatings for customer needs and suggest equipment for the desired coating performance, the company said.