Web Exclusive | July 2017
Lubrizol to upgrade textile coatings centre
The Lubrizol Corporation’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.
“By upgrading our capabilities, we continue our longstanding commitment to the textiles industry”, says Bob Bonner, Technical Manager. “This 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.”
“Our textiles team in Gastonia is focused on providing an outstanding experience for customers through technical service”, comments Ted Parigian, sales manager, textile coatings. “They’re constantly developing new technologies, and these upgrades will enhance our ongoing ability to deliver winning solutions.”