Clients experience the production benefits of in-line plasma surface conditioning

Cincinnati, OH – January 25, 2017
The ChemQuest Group, Inc., a leading business strategy firm in specialty chemicals, and Plasmatreat North America, announce they have entered into an agreement to supply plasma surface conditioning equipment to support clients of the ChemQuest Technology Institute in South Boston, VA.

The ChemQuest Technology Institute provides clients access to a replicate manufacturing environment, laboratory services, and technological support for specialty chemicals companies in the coatings, adhesives, sealants, plastics, inks, personal care, and other sectors. The incorporation of Plasmatreat equipment allows clients to experience the benefits of in-line plasma surface treatment to clean and activate any surface. This process can reshape manufacturing and enhance sustainability, economy and efficiency by eliminating chemical processes and substrate variables.

Plasmatreat provides customized surface treatments solutions using Atmospheric Plasma and Low-Pressure Plasma technologies. Plasma pretreatment is the key enabler technology for microfine cleaning, surface activation and plasma coating of nearly all kinds of materials – from plastics, metals and glass to cardboard, textiles and composites.

“Now the lab will have plasma surface conditioning capability as well” says Andy Stecher, President and CEO of Plasmatreat North America. “Plasma provides the safe, environmentally friendly, cost-efficient, and technically proven surface treatment alternative that the institute is all about,” says Stecher.

“We believe this is a way for development to occur faster by allowing clients to develop data and implementation plans specific to their needs.” says Edye Fox Abrams, ChemQuest’s Director of Business Development. “This technology will also assist formulators as they are presented more diverse and challenging substrates.”

For more information on The ChemQuest Technology Institute, please contact Edye Fox Abrams, Director of Business Development, 410-215-5731,

For more information on Plasmatreat North America, please contact Andy Stecher, President/CEO at

About The ChemQuest Group, Inc.

The ChemQuest Group Inc., a leading international business strategy firm in specialty chemicals, is widely recognized among raw material suppliers, formulators and financial investors for its experience and expertise. ChemQuest’s four service pillars include Business Strategy; Mergers, Acquisitions or Divestitures; Commercial & Operational Efficiencies; as well as Technology Planning & Development through the ChemQuest Technology Institute. ChemQuest services extend across twelve formulated product categories and over ten end-use markets within the specialty chemicals value chain. Our team includes experienced senior managers from major manufacturers, business owners, and senior technical managers including thirteen Ph.D. chemists, with a minimum of 25 years of experience in specialty chemicals.

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About Plasmatreat

The Plasmatreat Group is the global leading supplier for plasma based surface conditioning solutions in manufacturing. The Plasmatreat Group engages in production process development, and designs, builds and sells automated plasma manufacturing technology. Headquartered in Steinhagen, Germany, Plasmatreat operates with own subsidiaries around the globe. Key markets are automotive, medical/life sciences, electronics, aerospace, packaging. High volume or High value product manufacturing benefits particularly from Plasmatreat’s patented Openair® and Aurora Plasma® solutions. Plasmatreat offers 3 different laboratory locations in North America near Toronto, Chicago and San Francisco.

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