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More than just supplying products, Lautan Luas has invested heavily in applied research to meet its goal of becoming a total solution provider of specialty chemicals, such as extensive chemical analysis and testing to offer its customers the latest product data and feedback, resulting in faster processes and better quality products at a lower cost.

Lautan Luas plans to expand its testing capabilities and move from applications specific testing to more broad-based, value-added services.

It has a dedicated leather processing and finishing laboratory as well as a cosmetic laboratory for trouble-shooting and product development. Another application laboratory covers textile, paper, electroplating, leather, water treatment, and waste water treatment.

Such applied research efforts have borne fruit and will pave the way ahead for Lautan Luas and its customers.