Dedicated to Continuous Improvement
Our state-of-the-art Research and Development Center located near company headquarters is evidence of our commitment. This top-flight, 15,000 square foot facility’s major instrumentation includes ICP-OES, ICP-MS, FTIR, High Performance Liquid Chromatography, Laser Particle size analysis, X-Ray Diffraction, Ion Chromatography and Combustion TOC. Additionally, the facility has extensive bench scale and pilot plant capabilities to develop and evaluate products and processes.
Our team of chemists and engineers performs research in surface science, colloidal science, and inorganic chemistry. Major research goals include meeting the ever-increasing analytical requirements for our products, improving properties and efficiencies of existing products and processes, providing analytical support services for our plants and customers, and developing new products and processes. We believe research and development is essential to provide our customers with the advanced chemical technologies and applications that make Southern Ionics a leading producer in the markets we serve.