Arteco inaugurates new Coolant Production Plant in China, Nantong.

12 March 2024

Shanghai, P.R. of China – March 12, 2024 -  Arteco nv, a leader in the water‐based engine coolant and heat transfer fluid market segment, with headquarters in Belgium and an affiliate in Shanghai, celebrates the inauguration of their new coolant production plant in China dedicated to producing high‐quality engine coolants and heat transfer solutions. The new state‐of‐the‐art facility in Nantong, located in the heart of China's chemical manufacturing hub in Jiangsu Province, is planned to commence deliveries as of April 2024.

 "Today, we are opening a new chapter in Arteco’s history. This plant is a testament to our confidence and ambition in the Chinese market, which is one of the most dynamic and competitive in the world. China is not only the largest producer and consumer of automobiles, but also a hub of innovation and creativity. By establishing this plant, we are strengthening our position and capabilities in this market and enhancing our cooperation and collaboration with the Chinese OEM industry and key aftermarket players.”

‐‐ Mr. Pat McCloud, Chairman of Arteco Board of Directors.

The plant’s capabilities extend beyond engine coolants for traditional internal combustion engines to also produce heat transfer fluids for all new energy vehicles (NEV) including electric, hybrid, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.  The new production plant will not only cater to local automotive customers but will also produce heat transfer fluids for the electronics cooling segment, including applications such as data centers.

 "This plant is part of Arteco’s global strategy. As a leader in the coolant industry, our primary focus is serving global customers in different industries and countries , and with particular significance on the China market. Strengthening our local presence will amplify our supply chain resilience, optimize operations, and mitigate the risks inherent in extensive global supply chains.”

 ‐‐ Mr. Alexandre Moireau, General Manager of Arteco.

With ambitious growth plans, Arteco aims to enhance its market presence and fulfill its mission as a reliable partner. Arteco's new production plant in China marks a significant milestone in the company's commitment to providing reliable supply, innovative solutions, and high‐quality products to the market.

 "Since the creation of the Arteco China affiliate in 2010, our teams have been successfully growing the business, winning the trust and support of our customers.  With this solid foundation, Arteco is now moving into the next chapter. The new plant will manufacture right from the raw materials, instead of imported additive packages, serving automotive, industrial and electronics cooling industries.”

‐‐ Mr. Zuoling Zhang, General Manager Shanghai Arteco Coolants Science and Technology Co., Ltd.

Arteco is well-positioned to meet the growing demands for its customers across the region.  This new coolant production plant is a strategic asset for Arteco’s future plans and its vison as a leading heat transfer solution provider.