Avecia Makes ResearchandDevelopment Investment
United Kingdom-based Avecia Inc., has opened a $4.5-million research and development center in New
Castle, Del. Specialist teams of microbiologists, chemists and lab technicians will work in the
new, 13,800-square-foot facility. Avecia offers a range of services from the center, including
product development, customer-specific trials and comparison tests.Lori Louthan, business
development manager, said, We not only provide our customers with an effective antimicrobial
product, but also the full support of a full technical package. The new laboratories are a key part
of our strategy to further enhance the service we provide.