About the article
Dr. Wolfram Palitzsch was born in 1966 in Herrnhut, Germany. He is married with three children and resides in Freiberg/Saxony. Between 1988 and 1993 he studied chemistry at the TH Leuna-Merseburg. His diploma thesis dealt with organometallic compounds of the elements vanadium, niobium and tantalum. In 1998 he completed his PhD on the subject of novel transition metal-silicon compounds and graduated from the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg. Between 1998 and 2000 he was a researcher at the Institute for Inorganic Chemistry at the University in Freiberg. Since 2000 he has worked as chief technology officer (CTO) at Loser Chemie GmbH. He is a member of the Institute for Technical Chemistry on the TU BA Freiberg and is actively involved in teaching.
Ulrich Maria Loser was born in 1958 in Trier, Germany. He married his present wife, Mrs. Manuela Loser-Scholz, in 1998 and has a son. From 1973 to 1976, he attended courses in economics at the commercial private school Eberherd in Trier. He completed secondary school successfully with a secondary school certificate, leading to admission to the technical school. Due to his deep interest in economics and economic process, he furthered his knowledge by training as an industrial clerk in 1976 and graduated successfully after 2 years. He then began a degrees course in economics and worked at Mitsui in Dusseldorf. After graduating in 1980, he was employed at FS Karton Neuss for a period of 12 years. In 1992 he started to work as laboratory manager for a research project. Inspired by this, he moved to Sachtleben in Duisburg, where he worked as head of the Paper Division. In 1998 he founded Loser Chemie as an individual company, which became Loser Chemie GmbH by 2004. Today he is the owner and CEO of Loser Chemie GmbH with two production sites and 45 employees.
Published Online: 2013-03-20
Published in Print: 2013-03-15