Last Updated Tuesday, November 25 2014
Print

Ciba Hands Out R&D Awards



Published September 9, 2005
Ciba Specialty Chemicals awarded its 2002 Research & Development Awards for groundbreaking work on a new technology platform delivering highly effective water, grease and oil repellants at this year’s Ciba Specialty Chemicals R&D Conference in Basel, Switzerland on Nov. 14.
    
The award-winning team, led by Ted Deisenroth and Marlon Haniff, demonstrated the success of a new chemical concept to increase water, grease and oil repellency. Together with the other award winning researchers, they created a platform of novel molecules based on this new chemistry and suitable for a variety of applications.
    
The first product, launched in 2000, was a grease repellant for fast food packaging, Ciba Lodyne 2000. A second product, Ciba Lodyne 2010, specifically designed for pet food packaging, is currently being introduced, and further products are to follow. The members of the award-winning transatlantic team are Ted Deisenroth, Franz Dirschl and Simpert Luedemann from Germany, and Marlon Haniff, Shobha Kantamneni, John Jennings and Michael Bochnik of the U.S.


blog comments powered by Disqus