CP Kelco has opened of its South Asia Hub & Dairy Beverage Center of Excellence (COE) in Singapore, demonstrating its commitment to “Growing Asia with Innovation,” while strengthening its global innovation footprint.
“As CP Kelco’s first COE based in Asia, the facility in Singapore enables us to implement the transfer of technology from our other research facilities and innovate locally to further the success of our customers in the East,” said Didier Viala, senior VP, Growth & Innovation.
The company says the South Asia Hub serves as a cross-functional support center for customers in Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and the rest of Southeast Asia, as well as India, Australia and New Zealand.
The Dairy Beverage COE strengthens CP Kelco’s leadership position by bringing its expertise in this application space closer to customers in Asia.
“With the South Asia Hub’s improved space utilization and greater resources, the CP Kelco team will be better equipped to help its customers succeed and prosper,” said Pierre Perez y Landazuri, VP, Asia Pacific.
“The Dairy Beverage COE enhances our ability to develop new solutions for our customers across the entire region and eventually globally, helping them to introduce innovative concepts to the market more rapidly.”