Sripath Technologies and Sripath Asia-Pac have announced that they have entered into a Research Services Agreement with Melbourne’s RMIT University, effective August 2021.
As part of the agreement, Dr Filippo Giustozzi, RMIT Associate Professor and an expert in roads, railways and airport materials, will test, calibrate, and evaluate Sripath’s portfolio of products.
“Since its inception, in each country where we do business, Sripath Technologies has worked closely with experts from local universities, transport agencies, and the bitumen industry”, explained Krishna Srinivasan, President of Sripath Technologies.
Ravi Rajagopalan, General Manager of Sripath Asia-Pac, said the recently signed Research Services Agreement with RMIT University meant Professor Giustozzi would test, calibrate, and evaluate Sripath’s portfolio of products.
“At its core, Sripath is a technology company with a focus on innovation. Interacting with Sripath’s technical experts is exciting, together we are testing and validating the benefits their portfolio of products will bring to the Australian infrastructure and roadways industry,” Dr Giustozzi said.
Established in 2006 in the US, Sripath Technologies develops, manufactures and markets additives, such as, rejuvenators, oils, and polymers to enhance performance of bitumen for paving and roofing applications.
Last month, the company announced the formation of Sripath Asia-Pac in Victoria to serve and support the Asia-Pacific market.
“We are excited to collaborate with RMIT to evaluate the effectiveness of Sripath products based on Australian bitumen and Australian specifications,” said Deepak Madan, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer at Sripath Technologies.
Sripath’s product portfolio includes:
- ReLIXER – the leading RAP rejuvenator;
- PGXpand – a unique polymer additive;
- NuMIXER – a bio-based oil blend – compatibiliser and viscosity modifiers
- ReNUBIT – a petrochemical oil blend – compatibiliser and viscosity modifiers
- Sricote – an amine-free anti-stripping agent.
“Our products have been extensively used on roadways in the USA, Canada, Europe, India, and China for several years. We are now working with our Australian customers to qualify our products”, Rajagopalan added. “We are pioneering sustainable roadways.”