Meet the Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

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Schneider Electric's purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. We call this Life Is On. Our mission is to be your digital partner for Sustainability and Efficiency. We drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle, enabling integrated company management, for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries. We are the most local of global companies. We are advocates of open standards and partnership ecosystems that are passionate about our shared Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values. Recognized as the world’s most sustainable company in 2021 by Corporate Knights Global 100 Index

Silver Sponsor


Fresh air and water are basic needs for everyone on planet Earth. That’s why our businesses specialize in process and pollution control equipment that help industrial facilities to operate responsibly. We help manufacturers worldwide stay ahead of the constant changes in environmental standards.

Below is a list of our businesses: Koch-Glitsch Optimized Process Designs, LLC Koch Knight, LLC Koch Specialty Plant Services Koch Membrane Systems John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Koch Heat Transfer

Bronze Sponsors

Alpha Process Control

Alpha Process Control is an independent provider of advanced process control (APC) and process improvement (PI) solutions to the process industries.

Alpha focuses on delivering solutions that enhance the economic optimization of the production process, through the utilization of closed-loop Model Predictive Control (MPC), Process Simulation, and NRM (near rigorous model) based inferentials.

Alpha solutions are engineered to exploit the potential of existing production assets, without the need for investment in capital equipment. Alpha projects have a very short return on investment, typically shorter than 6 months.

The Company, founded in 2011 has been steadily expanding in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

Alpha is executing APC and PI projects for major companies including Shell, Sabic, GS Caltex, Cepsa, Sonatrach, Unipetrol, MOH, Hellenic Petroleum and others.

Alpha's mission is to assist customers in achieving their Operational Excellence (OPEX), executing APC and PI projects with the highest quality standards.

Alpha is headquartered in Pisa, Italy, and has representative offices and partners in several countries in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.


Becht is a service-oriented engineering consulting firm that is focused on providing technically excellent engineering services and innovative, sustainable solutions for clients world-wide. We are the “go-to” firm that clients approach when the job needs to be done right – the first time. The Becht Team comprises world-class resources that provide unparalleled engineering solutions, project management support, and technically excellent engineered products.

Becht is global, with local offices throughout the world. Becht’s experienced and knowledgeable resources can partner and support clients anywhere, throughout all phases of a project.


W. R. Grace & Co.

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace’s high-performance specialty chemicals improve the products and processes of our customers around the world. Over 3,900 Grace employees safely and sustainably develop, manufacture, license, support, and sell leading catalyst technologies. Manufacturing excellence and industry leading technical service have made Grace the world’s leading supplier of FCC catalyst and additives. Grace is dedicated to helping refiners achieve success with innovative catalytic solutions. Refineries stay competitive with Grace Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) technology because they can maximize the yield of the most valuable products through use of the optimal catalyst for their crude slate. Understanding feed impacts earlier allows the refiner to optimize operating parameters and catalyst management strategies for a more stable and profitable operation.


Piller Blowers & Compressors is a global player producing customized blowers and compressors for the process industry. PILLER offers a full service from engineering over project planning to design and manufacturing. We provide comprehensive services, including commissioning, training, inspection, repair and system optimization.

We also care about energy efficiency in all aspects: the R&D team is constantly working on new, innovative products and solutions. For excellent performance, highest efficiency – and your success.

PILLER focuses in Vapour or Steam Recovery via Mechanical Vapor Recompression (MVR), with successful references in Petrochemical Industry.

Founded in Germany in 1909, PILLER has branches all over the world.

Strategic Sponsor


Petrogenium is a global energy industry consultancy that supports Asset Owners to peak performance using knowledge from industry-leading operating practices. World-class industry expertise gained at supermajors coupled with the flexibility of an independent consultant.

Experts with proven track record at the best-known energy companies offer practical methods to drive our Customers’ asset reliability, availability and return on investment. Downstream Oil, Petrochemicals, Gas Processing and Renewable Resources, Customers benefit from Petrogenium’s strategic, operational and technical support and solutions. Support and coaching on demand for both short-term and most complex projects enable owners and operators to gain maximum value from their assets.