CMS’s New Product Development Manager Ken Loprete was featured in this month’s Catalyst Review. Ken currently leads the product development of our facilitated transport membrane for olefin paraffin separations, Optiperm™. Ken discusses the logistics of scaling membrane production to meet industrial needs. “Although the concept of olefin-silver facilitated transport has been around for some time, the challenge comes in creating a scalable, cost-effective, and easy to install system. Scale-up of new membrane technology begins with coating.” writes Ken. Moving from the lab bench to full scale production is never easy, but Ken and the team at CMS have made great strides this year and are looking forward to new pilot demonstrations and commercial sized cartridges. 

Read the whole article in the Movers and Shakers section of the February issue.