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Flow chemistry and flexible production at ACHEMA 2018

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CHARLOTTE WILES
Chief Executive Officer, Chemtrix

The 11th of June see’s the start of ACHEMA 2018 in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), a five-day event covering all aspects of process technology.  For the first time, this cycle features a dedicated ‘Flow Chemistry Pavilion’, located in Hall 9.2 & is home of over 25 exhibitors focussing on continuous process engineering & its application!

WHERE DID THE IDEA COME FROM FOR THE FLOW CHEMISTRY PAVILION?

The idea in fact started just over three years ago at the end of ACHEMA 2015.  Driving back from Frankfurt, with my colleague Stan Hoeijmakers, we were reviewing what an excellent event it had been for our company and we questioned: how we could possibly make it better in 2018?

Reflecting on the event we both commented that we had hardly spoken to each other as we had a packed meeting schedule, side events to attend & presentations to give – all positive!  However, we could not easily visit, or direct our contacts to, other technology providers in the area of continuous pr ...