Venette, France — Bostik, a manufacturer of adhesives and sealants, inaugurated its new, R&D facility—the Bostik Smart Technology Center— in Venette, located near Paris, on Oct. 3.
“This world-class R&D center—alongside its counterparts in Milwaukee and Shanghai, China—strengthens our global research and development capacities,” said Bostik chairman and CEO Bernard Pinatel at the opening ceremony. “Our R&D centers all are innovation-driven and focus on developing smart adhesives. This center of excellence for adhesive materials is located in an environment where innovation is stimulated by the joint presence of businesses, universities and the regional research cluster on bio-based chemicals.”
The Bostik Smart Technology Center was designed to facilitate collaboration and foster an open-minded approach, perfectly illustrating many of the company’s values, including team spirit and change.