Sulzer inaugurates Innovation Technology Hub in Singapore

Sulzer has officially opened its new Innovation Technology Hub (InTecH) in Singapore to support the adoption of sustainable manufacturing in the APAC region.

From left to right: Leow Thiam Seng, Group Director, Cluster Group, JTC Corporation; Uwe Boltersdorf, Sulzer Chemtech Division President; Suzanne Thoma, Sulzer Executive Chairwoman; Frank Gütter, Swiss Ambassador to Singapore; Elaine Teo, Senior Vice President & Head, Global Enterprises Division (GED), Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB).

Located in Singapore’s Jurong Innovation District, the new 700-sq m InTecH facility includes a state-of-the-art chemical engineering R&D test center, laboratories and small-scale production plants. InTecH will test and deliver clean process technologies to enable sustainable manufacturing in the region.

Sulzer executive chairwoman Suzanne Thoma said: “We are delighted to expand our global network of advanced R&D, manufacturing and service facilities with our new Singapore InTecH. This investment strengthens our commitment to Singapore and the wider APAC region, where our process technologies and solutions will increasingly enable both prosperity and sustainability for our customers and the region.”

Sulzer Chemtech Division president Uwe Boltersdorf added: “From carbon capture to battery and plastic recycling or the production of bio-based chemicals, our separation processes are enabling the transition towards more eco-conscious, circular operations. We look forward to welcoming customers to our new InTecH, where we will drive development of innovative solutions for customer applications in the Asia Pacific region.”