Tomitaka Ito Joins SACHEM, Inc. as President for SACHEM Asia

Austin, TX  April 4, 2012
SACHEM, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Tomitaka Ito as President, SACHEM Asia effective April 2nd, 2012. In his new responsibilities, Mr. Tomitaka Ito will lead SACHEM’s activities in Asia including customer service offices in China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan along with production facilities in Wuxi, China and Higashi-Osaka, Japan.

Mr. Ito, formerly an Executive Officer at Tokyo-based Nagase & Co., Ltd. most recently served as Director of Nagase’s global electronic chemical products business. This included his participation as a Nagase representative on the Board of Directors of SN Tech, a joint venture between SACHEM and Nagase which has commercially launched SACHEM’s innovative Mobius TMAH Recycle System® for the flat panel display and semiconductor markets.

John Mooney, President of SACHEM, Inc. states, “Mr. Ito’s experience and expertise will be quite supportive of SACHEM’s ongoing business and future plans in Asia. His familiarity with technology based performance products and services will be most supportive of our customers throughout Asia.We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Ito to SACHEM.”

SACHEM, Inc. is a global chemical science company with full commercial operations in the United States, the Netherlands, Japan and China. For over 60 years SACHEM has provided chemical solutions and services to customers in key markets including semiconductor, advanced ceramics, panel displays, biotechnology, starch modification, polymers, catalysts, energy development, pharmaceutical and agricultural chemicals. Based in Austin, Texas, SACHEM’s expanding worldwide operations include manufacturing and research facilities in North America, Europe and Asia with a global service network and presence spanning over 30 countries.