As action to tackle the challenge of plastic pollution gains momentum, including a new international framework signed by G20 ministers to address marine plastic waste, specialty chemical company Clariant announces proactive steps to foster partnerships and create a more sustainable plastics industry through a “Symphony of Collaboration”.
Nanoprecipitation is a tried and tested method for encapsulating compounds in nanoparticles and liposomes, supporting applications in drug delivery, cosmetics and additives for animal feedstock. The demand for new techniques is increasing, making way for microfluidics to establish itself as a desirable alternative to batch processes.
by Richard Gray, Director at Blacktrace Group
Part of the HEINKEL Drying and Separation Group (HDSG), COMBER manufactures complete lines of drying and filtration for process industries. The company is now present at ACHEMA 2018, Hall 5.0 – Stand B8.
Matthias Hau has taken on the responsibility for the further development of the business of Evonik in the Eastern European markets as well as the management of overarching aspects for the sites all over Europe as president of the Eastern European Region as of September 1, 2017.
He succeeds Thomas Müller, who has been leading the activities of the European Region since 2011 and retired.
Matthias Hau joined Evonik in 1982 while completing a vocational training at the former Degussa AG, followed by a commercial trainee program in Germany and England. After working as a sales employee in Melbourne (Australia), he was delegated to Singapore and Malaysia. Afterwards he held various responsibilities in sales, product management, and marketing, before he took over as head of the BioActives Business Unit. In 2005 he became the president of the India Region.
After being head of the Agrochemicals & Polymer Additives Business Line at Performance Materials, he became responsible in 2016 for a sales programme across the group.
Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The focus on more specialty businesses, customer-orientated innovative prowess and a trustful and performance-oriented corporate culture form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. They are the lever for profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company. Evonik benefits specifically from its customer proximity and leading market positions. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world with more than 35,000 employees. In fiscal 2016, the enterprise generated sales of around €12.7 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of about €2.165 billion.
At ILMAC LAUSANNE 2017, five experts from the chemical and pharmaceutical production (Nestlé SA, BASF, Syngenta CP Monthey SA, Vifor Pharma, Perkin Elmer) will talk about and OpEx was implemented in their daily life and how it influences the workflow for operators, process managers and executives.