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An Indianapolis-based specialty chemical company has opened a second operation in India. Vertellus Specialties Inc. says the Mumbai location is primarily a business office. The company has a manufacturing facility in Vapi. March 7, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS, March 7, 2014 -- Vertellus, a global specialty chemical provider, opened a second facility in India on February 28. The newly opened Mumbai office of Vertellus Specialty Materials (India) Pvt. Ltd. functions primarily as a business office and will eventually accommodate up to eight Vertellus staff members. In addition to the new facility located in India's thriving financial center, Vertellus also maintains manufacturing operations in Vapi.
According to Global Sales Director Mark Lewis, the Vertellus office in Mumbai signifies a strategic investment and a long-term commitment to serving market needs in India and the region. "The Mumbai office reflects our commitment to invest in the people, capital and infrastructure necessary to support business growth in India and the surrounding region," Lewis said.
According to Lewis, the initial Mumbai staff will be composed primarily of business team members. He also noted that global engineering and information technology specialists may also be added in the near future. "This facility signifies our commitment to cultivating steady growth in the region. It also positions us to continue attracting top talent while serving both existing and emerging customer needs," Lewis said.
About Vertellus Specialties Inc.
Vertellus is a specialty chemicals company focused on the manufacture of ingredients used in pharmaceuticals, personal care, nutrition, agriculture, and a host of other market areas affected by trends favoring "green" technologies and chemistries. Vertellus is the #1 global producer of pyridine and picolines, specialty pyridine derivatives, DEET, castor oil derivatives and systems, and a world leader in Vitamin B-3 and citrate polymer additives and systems. Vertellus benefits from a technically advanced global manufacturing base and has approximately 800 employees. Vertellus is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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