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Solenis Dedicates New Global Headquarters in Delaware

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Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water intensive industries, dedicated its new world headquarters today in Wilmington, Delaware. The 90,000-ft2 office replaces the company’s previous headquarters on Beaver Valley Road. 

Located in Wilmington’s redeveloped Avenue North complex, the new two-story building is designed for sustainability and employee well-being. With features such as automatic lighting adjustment, wellness rooms, a fitness center and plenty of natural light, the building provides a comfortable and collaborative workspace.

“More than 200 employees have relocated to the building and there’s ample room to facilitate the growth we expect,” said Solenis senior vice president and CFO, Philip M. Patterson, Jr. Executives, global managers and company departments such as human resources, marketing, IT and customer service reside in this location. The $3 billion specialty chemical company employs over 5,200 professionals in 120 countries spanning five continents.

Avenue North is an upscale mixed-use campus that combines office, commercial, residential and hotel uses. Solenis’ decision to relocate there was announced exactly one year ago when the company reaffirmed its commitment to remain in Delaware.

“Solenis is in a growth mode,” said Patterson. “We are working to retain, recruit and add employees to enhance our value proposition and better serve our customers. Our roots are here in Delaware and we are excited about continuing to grow here with our new headquarters.”

Solenis is is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, paper, oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 40 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of approximately 5,200 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. For additional information about Solenis, please visit www.solenis.com.  

From left to right, Philip M. Patterson, Jr., Solenis senior vice president and CFO; John Panichella, president and CEO; and John Carney, Governor of Delaware commemorate the opening of Solenis’ new global headquarters. The paper used in the ribbon-cutting was produced by Solenis at their R&D test facility.


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