Megafarma, an Azelis company, will open its first full-service innovation center in Mexico City, featuring five industry-specific application labs for CARE, CASE, food, pharma and plastics.
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The new 10,000 square-foot facility is located in the northern outskirts of Mexico City and will be managed by Claudia Barrera, laboratory director. Its objective is to create market-leading, innovative and value-added services.
The application labs will provide custom formulations, product development, regulatory compliance, problem-solving and sales support to these dynamic and constantly evolving market segments.
The center will also be host to virtual and live customer seminars, interactive formulation workshops and hands-on technical training for our sales teams.
Frank Bergonzi, chief executive officer and president, Azelis Americas, said, “The opening of this new innovation center marks a turning point for Azelis in Mexico. Azelis can now provide an unsurpassed level of service, technology, and innovative solutions to our customers in the region. Our new state-of-the-art laboratories will deliver on our mission of innovation through formulation.”
Eduardo Salinas, managing director, Azelis Latin America, said, “Azelis’ commitment to establishing a leading position in specialties distribution in Mexico is clear with the opening of this innovation center. We will be laser-focused on supporting our customers and principals with the technical capabilities of Megafarma. I am confident our customers will take advantage of the benefits of our innovation center from day one of its operations.”