MacDermid to Begin Producing Offshore Products in Melbourne, Australia

Perth, Australia, April 13, 2011 --( MacDermid Offshore Solutions announced today it has commenced manufacturing of its market leading offshore fluid products in Melbourne, Australia at the MacDermid Australia facility. The MacDermid Australia manufacturing facility offers the identical high quality products currently being manufactured at its facilities in Pasadena, Texas, Wigan, England and Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Mark Hollinger, President of MacDermid Offshore Solutions commented, “Our customers in Australia and Asia have asked us to establish a manufacturing presence locally to meet their current and future needs. This new manufacturing facility will have the capacity to support our customers drilling and production control fluid requirements throughout the region. I am very pleased with the capacity we have added in Australia and the great team effort to design and construct this dedicated manufacturing process.”

MacDermid Offshore Solutions provides products and services for the offshore oil industry, worldwide. Their market leading Oceanic and Erifon water-based fluids are used for hydraulic control of valves in offshore drilling and production systems.

MacDermid, Inc. is a leading global provider of high value-added specialty chemicals and technical services. MacDermid serves the metal and plastics finishing, electronics, oil production and drilling, and graphic arts markets. Established in 1922 MacDermid employs over 2,500 in operating facilities in over 20 countries.

MacDermid Offshore Solutions
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