Cytec Industries Inc. (CYT) is pleased to announce an expanded office and lab facility in Santiago, Chile.

As the leading global supplier of mining chemical solutions, Cytec continues to support the needs of the industry with unique chemistries in flotation and solvent extraction that reduce overall operating costs, improve efficiencies and enhance sustainability of mining operations. Cytec’s Santiago facility houses sales, technical service and support experts.

Ricardo Capanema, Cytec mineral processing global sales director states: "The mining industry in Latin America is growing significantly and we are now even more equipped with a new technical centre to support our customers’ growth with innovative solutions and local technical support."

"This investment in the business demonstrates our commitment to the Latin American mining industry. Cytec has been the leader in mining chemicals in Chile and Peru for many years and we continue to support our customers and grow with the industry. This state-of-the-art facility consolidates our flotation and solvent extraction commercial teams along with the laboratories and technical service teams," adds Chuck Price, global business director.

Cytec is focused on delivering the best technical solutions, global expertise and supply capabilities to every major mining region of the world. Our products have optimised mining operations worldwide in such industries as copper, alumina, gold, nickel-cobalt, polymetallic ores and many other metals and minerals.

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