OEM : Chemical
Evonik is on its way to becoming the world’s best specialty chemicals company. Today, we already play a leading role in our markets as well as in driving our industry’s development. For us, Leading Beyond Chemistry means embracing a contemporary interpretation of leadership and working together to push beyond our industry’s boundaries. In doing so, we make our customers’ products more sustainable, more effective and more efficient. It’s our way of making the world a little better every day.
Dutch thermoplastic composite pipe producer Strohm bags €15M
Netherlands-based Strohm, a hydrogen pipeline company, announced on Thursday, December 15, that it has raised €15M in a fresh round of funding. According to a statement from the Dutch company, this is the largest funding round in the company’s 15-year history. Strohm’s €15M investment includes a €10M commitment from ING Corporate Investments (a 100 per cent subsidiary of ING Bank), as well as a further €5M co-investment from existing investors Shell Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures, Evonik Venture Capital and HydrogenOne Capital Growth Plc (HydrogenOne).
Strohm says it will use the funds in accelerating the growth of its manufacturing operations and increasing capacity to deliver its TCP solutions to offshore green hydrogen and carbon capture and utilisation and storage (CCUS) markets. Besides, the money will also help the company’s clients in achieving their net-zero goals.
Robotic Maintenance in the Chemical Industry: Evonik Relies on Getac F110 Tablet to Control Autonomous Robot
Evonik relies on Getac’s F110 ATEX certified tablet to control the robot and teach it automated inspection routes around the facility. The company chose the F110-EX due to its powerful performance and excellent reliability, compared to other rugged computing alternatives. In addition, Getac’s fast response and high degree of flexibility while integrating the solution were key factors in creating an optimal working environment for the Proof of Concept (PoC). The robot’s software was provided by Energy Robotics, while the robot itself was supplied by Boston Dynamics.