Dr Wolfram Lüneburg manages the Schirm business location in Schönebeck (Elbe)

(PresseBox) (Duisburg, ) Dr Wolfram Lüneburg took up the position of site manager at the chemicals service provider Schirm in Schönebeck (Elbe) on 1 February this year. His predecessor, Dr Frauke Richter, will look after the supply chain management, synthesis and logistics departments as operations manager. Dr Lüneburg, who is a graduate in process engineering and has gained a doctorate, has held various management positions at companies like Merck KGaA during his professional career. Most recently, he was head of production, technology and process engineering at Taminco Germany GmbH, a subsidiary of the Eastman Chemical Company, in Leuna. In addition to his supervisory, administrative tasks as the site manager, Dr Lüneburg will be particularly responsible for the production, technology and quality assurance departments.

Chemical products are manufactured on behalf of the chemical industry at Schirm in Schönebeck (Elbe); substances and ingredients react with each other in small reactors in different temperature and pressure conditions. Chemists call this process synthesis. The chemicals are used, for example, in agriculture or the elastics, rubber and adhesive industries. Other customers can be found in the electronics, construction and automobile industries. Schirm manufactures various mixtures of active ingredients and auxiliary materials at Schönebeck too. Its services also include automatically filling the new liquid and solid products in different sizes of containers, packaging them and sending them to the ordering party’s customers.

Schirm is part of the Imperial Logistics International Group and acts as a neutral contract manufacturer for the chemical industry in Germany with four business locations in the country: at Schönebeck (Saxony-Anhalt), Baar-Ebenhausen near Ingolstadt (Bavaria), Lübeck (Schleswig-Holstein) and Wolfenbüttel (Lower Saxony). Schirm also has a production site operating as Schirm USA in Ennis/Texas, USA.

IMPERIAL Logistics International B.V. & Co. KG

As a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African company Imperial Holdings Limited, Imperial Logistics International is responsible for coordinating and managing all the international logistics business of Imperial Holdings Limited outside Africa. The varied portfolio of services at Imperial Logistics International, which has its headquarters in Duisburg, is separated into two divisions: the Group pools all its transport services in the Shipping, Road and Express Freight business units in the Imperial Transport Solutions division. The Imperial Supply Chain Solutions division covers all the services in the contract logistics, contract manufacturing and warehousing sectors for the Automotive, Industrial, Retail & Consumer Goods and Chemicals business units. Working together, both divisions provide a full and transparent range of services from one source along the complete supply chain. Beyond its pure logistics services, Imperial Logistics International has also become established as a process consultant for third parties, a fleet manager for outside car fleets and a provider of insurance services related to particular sectors. Imperial Logistics International employs more than 8,300 people and, including the new acquisition, Palletways, generates turnover amounting to EUR 1.6 billion at 170 business locations. www.imperial-international.comPLACEHOLDER__(1)

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