Polymer Group to establish research ‘Centre of Excellence’ for nonwovens

Located at the Polymer Group facility in Suzhou, China, the Centre of Excellence will comprise of a team of Polymer Group scientists, researchers and engineers who will work in collaboration with the company’s other global R&D facilities in the US, Latin America and Europe. Benefiting from growing research and development capabilities in Asia, Europe and North America, the Polymer Group’s Centre of Excellence will form alliances with research companies, universities, technology think-tanks, raw material suppliers and customers.  

Mike Hale, PGI's chief operating officer said: “This newest regional Centre of Excellence in China will be an extension of PGI's [Polymer Group Inc] ongoing global R&D initiatives and continued investment in technology to deliver differentiated, higher-performing products to the market. Having dedicated research centres and teams around the world fosters creativity, promotes collaboration and serves as a best practice model for our company and customers.”