Sciessent Strengthens and Expands Technical Sales and Services Efforts with New Hire in West Asia

August 16, 2013

Sciessent Strengthens and Expands Technical Sales and Services Efforts with New Hire in West Asia

New Area Manager Will Grow Sciessent’s Textile Business and provide Technical Services in West Asia (Indian Sub Continents)

WAKEFIELD, Mass., August 15, 2013Sciessent, makers of Agion Active and Sciessent Lava, antimicrobial and anti-odor solutions for consumer, industrial and healthcare textile markets today announced the addition of a new executive hire to support International growth in the company’s textile division. Mr. Vishal Bhandari has joined Sciessent LLC as an Area Manager West Asia. In his new role, Mr. Bhandari will concentrate on bringing the next generation of Agion branded antimicrobials and Sciessent odor management textile technologies to market by forging partnerships with leading brands, retailers and mills. He will also provide Technical Support to mills in Indian Sub Continents.

Mr. Bhandari brings over 13 years of experience in the Textile industry in Wet Processing of Textiles (Yarn, Fabrics-Woven & knits and Garments), Technical Sales and Services of Speciality Chemicals. Textile Auxiliaries and Dyes. At Sciessent, Mr. Bhandari’s primary focus will be growing the Agion Active and Sciessent Lava brands in new categories, including consumer apparel markets and mill sales. Prior to Sciessent, he was working as a Lead Process Engineer-South East Asia at Nano-Tex Inc, a leading a nanotechnology chemical company in California, USA.

“We are very pleased to welcome Vishal Bhandari to the Sciessent sales team,” said Paul Ford, chief executive officer of Sciessent. “Vishal brings a wealth of expertise in working with top brands in the textile industry. We are looking forward to the success that will undoubtedly come with such a rich mix of business acumen and talent.”

About Sciessent

Sciessent, located in Wakefield, Mass., is a leader in providing customized solutions that enhance the value of partners’ products. The Company’s brands include Agion, Agion Active and Sciessent Lava and are based on naturally occurring elements and have been incorporated into a wide range of consumer, industrial and healthcare products, including medical devices, such as central venous catheters and implants, potable water applications, such as ice equipment and water filters and textiles. Sciessent’s customers include many leading brands such as UnderArmour, Adidas, Reebok, Scotsman, Everpure, PPG, Carrier and DuPont.

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