May 09, 2019

Ingevity opens a dedicated lubricants laboratory in the Asia-Pacific region


NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., May 9, 2019 – Ingevity has established a dedicated lubricants laboratory in Shanghai, China, to better serve customers in the Asia-Pacific region with new technologies and innovations. The facility is Ingevity’s second lubricants-focused technical center globally, and will provide a dedicated location where Ingevity technical staff can partner with customers to develop optimally-performing lubricant solutions. The capabilities in the Shanghai laboratory will include quality control investigations, customer formulation assistance, basic applications screening, and analytical chemical analysis.

“Establishing a lubricants laboratory in Asia Pacific strengthens our commitment to the lubricant additives market in this region,” said Nick Kob, vice president oilfield and lubricants at Ingevity. “This new technical center of excellence will allow us to partner with and serve our customers better, and we will continue to expand the service offerings we can provide from this site.”

“We value the lubricants customers and partnerships we’ve worked to cultivate in this fast-growing region,” said Shana McCabe, global business director of oilfield and lubricants at Ingevity. “We are confident that the addition of this technical center, along with the skills of our respected commercial team, will enable us to continue to solve our customers’ and the industry’s most pressing lubricant challenges.”

Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals, high-performance carbon materials and engineered polymers that purify, protect, and enhance the world around us. Through a team of talented and experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures, and brings to market products and processes that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks, coatings, elastomers, bio-plastics and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina, Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,750 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NGVT). For more information visit


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