27 Sep '15, 12am

Science sells in field of speciality chemicals, singapore news & top stories – the straits times: Solvay Novec...

Solvay Novecare Asia Pacific’s R&D laboratory in Singapore, which was opened last year. The company also opened a manufacturing plant here in July and is looking to hire 40 more researchers. PHOTOS: DIOS VINCOY JR FOR THE STRAITS TIMES Ever wondered what ingredient in shampoo makes hair feel silky after a wash? Or what is in that pot of face cream that makes it feel velvety on the skin? How about pesticides that are absorbed by the leaves of plants instead of bouncing off, thereby minimising environmental pollution? The answers lie in speciality chemicals – chemical ingredients that bring out unique functions in products. Some categories of products in which speciality chemicals are found include home care chemicals and animal feed. Speciality chemicals are being developed in Singapore and scientists who can come up with new chemical recipes are in high demand. STRONG FOUN...

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