<P>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify><STRONG><STRONG><A title="" href="http://www.shinetsusilicones.com/" target=_blank>Shin-Etsu Silicones</A></STRONG> Europe B.V. opened a <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/cosmetique-fashion-france/cosmetic-beauty-industry-dermocosmetology,p,63,EN.jsp" target=_blank>cosmetic</A> application laboratory in <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/developpement-entreprise/technology-park-france,p,23,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Saint Priest</A>, east of Lyon</STRONG>. The group is specialized in supplying silicone material and in laboratory work on silicone for cosmetics. <STRONG>By locating its laboratory in the <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/implantation-entreprise/lyon-european-city-france,p,5,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Lyon region</A>, Shin-Etsu has chosen the birthplace of <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/biotechnologie-france-europe/life-science-biotechnology-cluster-france-europe,p,6,EN.jsp" target=_blank>biotechnologies</A> in France</STRONG> and joins other specialized companies such as <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/france-pharmaceutique/company-lyon-sanofi-aventis-pharmaceutical,p,130,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Sanofi Pasteur</A>, L&#8217;Or&#233;al and Bioderma.</P> <P align=justify>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify><STRONG>Shin-Etsu Silicones Europe is part of the Japanese group <A title="" href="http://www.shinetsu.co.jp/e/index.shtml" target=_blank>Shin-Etsu Chemical</A>, which has cosmetic application laboratories around the world</STRONG>. The Shin-Etsu group was named &#8220;Company of the Year 2011&#8221; by the magazine <A title="" href="http://cen.acs.org/index.html" target=_blank>Chemical &amp; Engineering News </A>for its &#8220;exemplary tenacity&#8221; following the damage caused by the tsunami in March 2011: sales increased by 3.1%.</P> <P align=justify><BR><STRONG>Shin-Etsu Silicones Europe benefited from <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/services-aderly/index,p,100003,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Aderly&#8217;s help </A>when settling in Saint Priest</STRONG>, in particular for finding a suitable location and for hiring personnel.<BR></P>