Interpolymer Opens Sales Office And Laboratory In Shanghai

Canton, Mass.-based Interpolymer Corp. — a developer of specialty polymers, emulsions and aqueous
acrylic dispersions — has expanded its market reach and customer service in Asia with the opening
of a fully equipped sales office and research laboratory located in the XuHui Functional Materials
Research Park in Shanghai.

“With this new facility, Interpolymer will now be able to provide more extensive support to
its customers in Asia,” said Wim van Drunen, technical director responsible for customer support in
both Europe and Asia. “Interpolymer Shanghai will augment our laboratory teams in Europe and the
United States, which until now had total responsibility for the development and testing of our

“Our competence in technology, innovative product development, and customer support are the
essential factors of our past success as well as our future growth,” said Interpolymer Founder and
President Norwin W. Wolff. “This new facility strengthens our position as a worldwide leader in the
marketing of specialty acrylate polymers.”

Interpolymer has production facilities in the United States and Europe, and sales offices
and/or laboratories in Germany, France and China. The company manufacturers and markets Syntran®
and Megatran® brand polymers for use in personal-care, household and industrial products.

May 13, 2008