Buckman opens innovation lab in Chennai, India

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA – Buckman International, in its 75th year of business, is pleased to announce the grand opening of the Buckman Center of Excellence at the International Center for Clean Water (ICCW) in Chennai, India. At the ICCW, Buckman scientists will collaborate with local academic institutes, like researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), to develop advanced innovations in chemistry for the water market.

Buckman’s Center of Excellence will be led by Dr. Divagar Lakshmanan, with researchers Dr. Jothibasu Seetharaman and Dr. Ashis Das who bring over 40 years of experience.

Buckman, a global company specializing in innovative chemicals and smart solutions, is expanding its existing network of innovation labs with the addition of this facility. The company focuses on developing new and innovative ways to improve a customer’s view into their operations through both digital and chemical technology. Buckman’s leading edge technology enables their customers to act on insights in real time; often detecting and preventing problems before they occur.

Buckman operates regional manufacturing centers in six countries to support its offerings of specialty chemical-digital solutions and technical services in 95 countries,  primarily to the pulp and paper, leather, water treatment and process chemical industries.

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Buckman is completely committed to helping our customers succeed, regardless of the challenges facing them, the industry they operate in or their location in the world. To fulfill that commitment, we surround our rigorously trained industry experts with the highest-quality chemicals, the latest smart technology and advanced data analysis. All focused on helping our customers’ operations improve productivity, increase profitability and ensure safety, compliance and sustainability. In addition, Buckman provides water and process chemistries and state-of-the-art monitoring and system management technologies for industries like oil & gas, sugar & ethanol. That’s more than chemistry. That’s Chemistry, connected.

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