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Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

At our Business and Technology Center, we strive to continuously develop new products and technologies that help advance our customers' businesses while maintaining the highest standards in safety, health and environmental (SH&E) practices.

With more than 60 fully-outfitted research labs throughout our campus, we are the company’s head research and development (R&D) facility. We serve as the center for the exploration of new applications and technologies, and we support a wide variety of product R&D activities, including chemistry, engineering and analytical services. Additionally, we support several global functions including intellectual property, SH&E toxicology, U.S. benefits and information technology services.

With nearly 300 employees spread across more than 100 acres of land, our Business and Technology Center is one of our largest facilities worldwide. As a result, we place a strong emphasis on SH&E procedures and practices to ensure the continued health and safety of all our employees, contractors, visitors and local community members.

A Focus on R&D

Graphenes in Plastics

Leveraging our long history of experience with carbon materials, we are developing graphenes to create solutions that deliver breakthrough performance that can break trade-offs. Through in-house development and external collaborations, we have selected production routes that produce materials with unique morphologies and properties.

Faster Innovation Through Lean Prototyping

We had an idea for improving evaporative loss control from automobiles using a new type of chemically activated carbon. By employing a process called lean prototyping, which allowed us to accelerate through the building, measuring and learning stages of innovation quickly and cost-efficiently, we were able to create a workable prototype system within one week.

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