Knowaste appoints technical support advisers
Knowaste has announced the appointment of NT Associates to provide technical support for all projects across the business moving forward.
The appointment will support the next stage of Knowaste’s UK expansion, as the company embarks on developing a new 36,000 tonne Absorbent Hygiene Product (AHP) recycling site in North London. NT Associates will work with the Knowaste team in the design and specification of the processing plant and the production of high quality plastics and fibres that can be reused in a variety of manufactured products.
NT associates will bring Knowaste extensive experience in a variety of sectors. Nick Thompson, a Chemical Engineer, has over 20 years’ experience of working in the waste and manufacturing sectors including food, chemicals and building materials. Nick has directly project managed a number of plant start ups, overseeing all aspects of development including engineering design, equipment procurement and installation. An expert in fibre, Nick has instigated a number of initiatives involving the use of recycled materials in established manufacturing processes.
Also in the team is Peter Speller, a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, who has over 25 years’ experience in the polymer and silicone manufacturing industry. Peter will play a vital role in the development of water and liquid waste treatment, waste to energy and chemical reaction technology.
Chartered Chemical Engineer, Olwen Cox, will provide specialist expertise in safety management and performing safety studies and risk assessments. Her skills in providing safety training will be vital as the company expands.
The team at NT Associates have a wealth of experience and expertise in the chemical and waste management industry and will be vital in the development of Knowaste’s new AHP facility.