Songwon Industrial Co. Ltd. (Ulsan, Korea) and Chemservice S.A. (Grevenmacher, Luxembourg) announced the launch of a regulatory-affairs consulting company, Chemservice Asia Co. Ltd., registered in Seoul, Korea.
Dr. Dieter Drohmann, managing director of the Chemservice Group, said the launch of the consulting company reflects “fast-developing chemical-control legislation in the Asian region,” which he said “is driving growing demand for regulatory-affairs competence.” He said Chemservice operates a substantial consultancy network with “knowledge of the chemical industry and its related value chain,” and offers experience in regulatory affairs and international chemical-control legislation.
Drohmann added that Songwon brings expertise and experience in the Asian region, along with laboratory and technology capabilities.
Jongho Park, chairman and president of Songwon Group, said Chemservice Asia will combine global regulatory affairs expertise, EHS skills, and chemical-process competence. He said the joint venture “takes us to customers beyond our core business reach.”
Songwon Industrial Co. Ltd. is a major producer of antioxidants, hindered amine light stabilizers, ultraviolet-light absorbers, and heat stabilizers for plastics, and also manufactures plasticizers, lubricants, surface-coating agents, polyurethanes, alkyl phenols, biphenol, flocculants, and other chemicals. The Songwon Group of companies includes Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd., Songwon International AG, Songwon International-Americas Inc., Shanghai Songwon Brilliant Chemicals Co., Ltd., Songwon International-India, and Songwon Japan KK.
CHEMSERVICE S.A. is a regulatory-affairs consultant company with offices in Luxembourg and Germany, and offers services to the chemical industry related to compliance with international chemical-control legislation.
More information: www.chemservice-asia.com.