Kek, W. S.

Sulzer Chemtech, Winterthur, Switzerland

Wan Seang Kek is the Lead Process Engineer under Sulzer Chemtech’s Global Biobased Group. He has been working at Sulzer since 2002, holding various positions in process engineering, technology and sales. He specializes in distillation technology and has vast experience in oleochemicals and petrochemicals such as phenols, ethanolamine and aromatics. He holds a BE degree in chemical engineering.

Dividing wall columns for fatty acids fractionation

The use of dividing wall columns (DWCs) has been a hot topic over the past decades, as DWCs can potentially bring huge savings in operational costs and capital investment.