WeylChem Selects NovaTech for Site Expansion

QUAKERTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA (June 14, 2018) Global automation supplier, NovaTech, LLC announced that it has installed its process automation equipment at the WeylChem US manufacturing facility in Elgin, South Carolina. NovaTech’s D/3® Distributed Control System (DCS) is part of a new $10 million site expansion which is needed to support a long-term, customer tolling project.

The D/3 controls and automates the production of polymer at the WeylChem site.

WeylChem Group of Companies was established in 2005 as the Fine Chemicals platform of International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG), a privately owned industrial holding company based in Frankfurt, Germany. 

“The D/3 DCS was chosen based on its proven reliability and its low total cost of ownership,” said WeylChem COO, Christian Bremer. “In addition, NovaTech will be able to provide ongoing engineering support from their local offices located in Aiken, SC and Shelby, NC.”

The Elgin, SC site provides custom and toll manufacturing, with additional expertise in the production of reagents. End markets include agrochemicals, plastics and additives, pharmaceutical intermediates, energy, fuel additives and lubricants, and specialty chemicals.

“We’ve been providing innovative automation solutions to the chemical processing industry for 35 years,” said NovaTech CEO Volker Oakey. “We were pleased to be selected by WeylChem for their expansion and look forward to helping them to achieve their safety and production goals.”

About NovaTech

NovaTech is a producer of automation solutions for the process and electric power industries. Our products and services simplify complexity, reduce risk and extend the capabilities of the engineers and organizations making the world’s power grids and essential process industries more reliable, efficient, sustainable and secure.

Our industry-leading power measurement, substation automation, and process control solutions are used by hundreds of U.S. utilities and numerous Fortune 100 process manufacturers worldwide.

In applications ranging from power generation to agriculture, biofuels, brewing, specialty chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, our solutions emphasize open standards, ease of deployment, and the integration of existing assets.

For additional information, please visit http://www.novatechweb.com

About WeylChem Group of Companies

WeylChem US is part of WeylChem Group of Companies, the fine chemicals platform of International Chemicals Investors Group. With nine companies in Europe and North America, WeylChem Group of Companies employs more than 2,200 people. The Group is a global leader in custom manufacturing of specialty chemicals and supplies its customers with a wide range of advanced intermediates and reagents for diverse applications.

For additional information, please visit http://www.weylchem.com/ 

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