February 24, 2023, Cincinnati, OH The ChemQuest Group, a global consulting firm focused on tailored business strategy and optimization, technology acceleration, market intelligence, and M&A advisory services for the specialty materials industry, is pleased to announce an evolution of the popular Fraunhofer IFAM European Adhesive Specialist (EAS) course. ChemQuest is the exclusive cooperation partner of Fraunhofer IFAM for EAS and European Adhesive Bonder (EAB) courses in North America.

New for 2023, the EAS course will blend online and in-person learning to provide participants with a combined virtual and hands-on opportunity. Concepts to be covered include fundamentals of adhesive bonding, adhesive types, substrates, surface treatments, test methods, safety considerations, and more. Upon completion, graduates of the EAS course will be able to take on supervisory functions, prepare work instructions, and make contributions to quality assurance aspects of bonding technology.

The EAS course consists of three weeks of structured online classes and one week of in-person activities and testing sessions:

  • Online Week 1 – May 22-26
  • Online Week 2 – June 5-9
  • Online Week 3 – June 12-16
  • Onsite Week 4 – July 10-14 at the ChemQuest Technology Institute’s facility in South Boston, Va.

Additional details, including a full schedule, registration, and information on other courses, are available at https://chemquest.com/education/.

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About the ChemQuest Group, Inc.

The ChemQuest Group Inc. is widely recognized among raw material suppliers, formulators, and financial investors for its value creation. ChemQuest’s four service pillars include Business Strategy & Transformation; Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures; Manufacturing Excellence; as well as Technology & Application Development through the ChemQuest Technology Institute and ChemQuest Powder Coating Research. ChemQuest services extend across 11 formulated product categories and over 13 end-use markets within the specialty chemicals value chain. Our team includes former senior managers from major manufacturers, business owners, and senior technical managers including Ph.D. chemists, with a minimum of 25 years of experience in specialty chemicals. For more information, visit www.chemquest.com