By Liz White, UT staff Sankt Augustin, Germany-Hennecke GmbH has opened an office at Isochem Australia Pty Ltd's North Turramurra location, just outside Sydney. Hennecke, which sees itself as a "market leader in machines and plants for polyurethane processing," said it aims provide "the full range of service" to Australian customers from the new branch. Sankt Augustin-headquartered Hennecke said it intends to "cultivate new customers on the other side of the world." By teaming up with Singapore-headquartered Isochem, Hennecke gains an experienced partner in Australia, the statement added. Isochem has been operating in Australia since the 1990s and is among the largest local suppliers of chemicals and raw materials for the production of polyurethane, said Hennecke's statement on the new office. From the new office at Isochem's site, a four member team will offer customers a broad spectrum of services. Hennecke said it aims to convince the local market of the quality of the entire Hennecke product range. Alireza Ehsani, manager of the branch office, has many years of experience in the PU industry, and will act as contact person, Hennecke said. "