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Dow Personal Care, Arkema and Dow Corning attend technical summit in Houston, TX

Nexeo Solutions Hosts Technical Summit at New 20,000 sq. ft. Formulation Laboratory

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexeo Solutions, LLC (Nexeo), a leader in chemical distribution, recently hosted the inaugural Technical Summit at its brand new formulation laboratory in Houston, TX. Expanding its analytical and formulation services to 20,000 square feet of office and laboratory space, Nexeo continues to invest in their technical capabilities.

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Between July 21 and August 5, 2014, Nexeo hosted more than 40 representatives from key suppliers including Dow Personal Care, Arkema, Dow Corning, Inolex, Akzo Nobel, Momentive Specialty Chemicals, Solvay, and Pinova at the new lab site. Participants toured the state-of-the art analytical and formulation equipment while collaborating in the open concept space with Nexeo Technical Services and Marketing staff on innovative project ideas for the future.

"The technical summit symbolizes our commitment to complement our suppliers' capabilities and differentiate ourselves from other distributors" said David Bradley, President and CEO. "Nexeo Solutions has one of the most comprehensive technical programs to support our customers' innovation. The Lab will serve as a premier destination where we can showcase our suppliers' products and add value to our customers' innovation process."

The successful Summit has already resulted in multiple projects from troubleshooting formulations and product development servicing the Personal Care, Coatings/Adhesives/Sealants & Elastomers (CASE), Household/Industrial & Institutional (HI&I), and Oil & Gas markets.

About Nexeo Solutions

Nexeo Solutions is the largest global chemical and plastics distributor with a centralized business model.  With operations worldwide, Nexeo offers over 27,000 products used in a broad cross section of industries, including construction, chemicals manufacturing, energy, paints and coatings, automotive, healthcare, marine, and personal care. Nexeo distributes these products in North America, EMEA, and Asia. The company provides broad logistics capabilities, in-depth market knowledge, dedicated technical expertise and Environmental Services. As a private company employing more than 2,600 employees, Nexeo connects a network of over 1,200 suppliers with a diverse base of more than 28,000 customers. Learn more at www.nexeosolutions.com.

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