Dr Anthony Nock B.Sc., Ph.D.
Tony graduated from the University of Nottingham, UK with a BSc in Chemistry and went on to complete a PhD in zeolite catalysis at the same college. He started his career in R&D, specializing in adsorption and catalytic processes using porous solids. Tony first got involved in edible oil processing after joining what was then Crosfield Ltd (now PQ Corporation) in 1991, where he was responsible for the development of silica-based adsorbents for use in edible oil refining. He has published a number of patents and papers covering the use of adsorbents in a wide range of applications including catalysis, brewing, edible oil refining and fragrance/flavor delivery. Tony has held positions in R&D, Technical Service and Sales and Marketing functions. He currently holds the position of Business Director, Speciality Silicas with PQ Corporation, based in Joliet, Illinois.
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