As of April 30th, the CEO of SiOx, Søren Svanebjerg, are leaving SiOx, to pursue other ventures.
The continued development of SiOx Technology will by undertaken by Annemtte and Alexander. Annemette Hindhede Jensen will take on the duties as CEO, and Alexander Bruun Christiansen will become the CTO of SiOx. Alexander is also elected as a board member.
SiOx announces the appointment of Norwegian Drilling Group (NDG) as global sales agent and distributor for its NANOmel® technology. Primary focus will be on markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
“We are very excited to partner with Norwegian Drilling Group to change the corrosion landscape,” says Soeren Svanebjerg, CEO of SiOx. “NDG’s considerable resources will allow us to quickly penetrate the markets for high performance corrosion protection in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.”
Norwegian Drilling Group is one of the largest operations and service companies supporting the oil and shipping industry. It counts many of the major oil companies in the world as its customers.
“We are pleased to be representing SiOx and introduce its ground-breaking quartz-on-metal coating technology to our customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa,” says Niels Uhrbrand, NDG, “NANOmel®, which is a flexible thin film quartz coating, with superior anticorrosive and antiscaling features, will enable us to significantly reduce our customers’ maintenance costs. In the current environment of lower oil prices, maintenance savings is critical.”
About Norwegian Drilling Group
Norwegian Drilling Group AS (NDG) (www.ndg.as) is supplying most disciplines for operations and service of drilling units – and with over 30 years combined experience, NDG is able to provide high-level senior management for most projects as well as supplying equipment including installation, commissioning and operational support.
Since 1st of July Asger Hvidtfeldt Boye has been working as Project Manager, with the responsebility to coordinate our research and commercial projects.
As of 1st of September Nicolai Strandy has joined os for a period of 5 month, as engineering intern – a part of his Engineering Bachelor degree.
The 15th of September Miss. Annemette Hindhede Jensen will join us as Materials Research Engineer. She comes with a Ph.D. in electrochemistry and materials science, and has resently been working on fuelcells and electrolyzers.
The 3rd & 4th of September SiOx was invited to present our business case at the European Food Venture Forum (EFVF) in Aarhus, Denmark. One of many take aways from the event was the award for best presentation. The event was organised by e-unlimited.com and along the award follows an invite to present our case at the European Venture Summit i Düsseldorf in December. See more at:
Upcoming event: On 7-9 October the world’s leading trade show for the aluminium industry takes place in Düsseldorf, Germany. The fair brings together manufacturers, processors, suppliers and end-consumers. SiOx is part of the Danish Pavilion – www.onestopalu.dk – a 120 m2 stand in Hall 10 organized by the Danish Aluminium Association in corporation with Alucluster. More than a 1,000 exhibitors and 25,000 professional visitors will be presence during the 3 exciting and intensive days. As specialists in Glass-on-Aluminium coating we are looking forward to showcasing our patented, unique thin film solution. The technology potentially lets you address new process application areas. Come meet us to discuss new business opportunities.
See you at Aluminium 2014…
SiOx has together with partners Alfa Laval, Elplatek and DTU mechanical engineering recieved a grant for the project “Quartz Coated Metal for Hygienic Applications”. The project runs for 3 years with a total budget af 15 mio. DKK. of which the grants covers 8 mio. DKK.