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|Jan van Egmond, Clark Williams Win Grace Award for Technical Excellence|
COLUMBIA, Md. – May 18, 2017 – W. R. Grace & Co. announces that Clark Williams, Ph.D. and Jan van Egmond, Ph.D. have won the Grace Award for Technical Excellence (GATE) for the development and commercialization of CONSISTA®, the world’s first 6th Generation non-phthalate catalyst and donors for the production of polypropylene (PP).
Williams holds a B.S. degree from Brigham Young University and M.S and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, all in Chemical Engineering.
Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customer partners around the world. With approximately 3,700 employees, Grace operates and/or sells to customers in over 60 countries. More information about Grace is available at grace.com.
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Greg Ten Eyck