WILMINGTON,Del. (News release) - Solenis, a producer of specialty chemicals for water intensive industries, dedicated its new world headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware. The 90,000-square-foot office replaces the company's previous headquarters on Beaver Valley Road.
Located in Wilmington's redeveloped Avenue North complex, the new four-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 Chief Financial Officer, 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 herewith our new headquarters."