Long Term Competitive Advantages – Sustainability and reduced Ecological Footprint


Today, every company looks at sustainability not only as a legally imposed requirement, but more so as a long-term success factor.

On their way to the highest possible level of sustainability, chemical companies have to consider measures to reduce the ecological footprint of their processes.

From the view point of instrumentation, examples are given that support a chemical company on its way to the highest possible level of sustainability.

Key Takeaways

  • legal requirements (example)
  • environmental factors, greenhouse gases
  • long-term success factors:
    – energy efficiency/conservation
    – control quality optimization
    – predictive maintenance and long life cycle


Dipl. Ing. Ralf Haut

Dipl. Ing. Ralf Haut

KROHNE, Technical Manager, Global Industry, Division Chemical

Ralf is the Technical Manager in the KROHNE Group’s Global Industry Division Chemical. He holds a degree as Process Engineer and worked in a number of roles for companies including Bayer, Siemens and Honeywell.

In 2007 he started working with KROHNE. Closely liaising with the customers worldwide over many years, in his current role, Ralf is collecting requirements and is turning them into improved or new products/solutions in collaboration with KROHNE R&D, customers and major industry associations.