Nynas news

05/04/2018 14:09

The man with the yellow case

Professor Thomas Norrby, Nynas Senior Technical Advisor Lubricants, at the airport heading westwards once again.

Stockholm, Sweden
12.30 PM

Professor Thomas Norrby, Nynas Senior Technical Advisor Lubricants, at the airport heading westwards once again. This time to Atlanta, USA, where he will meet with more than 1,500 industry peers and scientists at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.

His yellow case holds 12 base oil samples – bringing them along, to see and smell, adds a lot of energy and interest to the discussions. It also creates strong and lasting memories of encounters with these small miracles of chemical engineering!

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