Development, planning and execution of complete production units for all sectors of chemical engineering and biotechnology; catalysts, reactors, microtechnology; CAE - computer-aided engineering; process simulation and software; plants for water and wastewater treatment, waste gas treatment, waste disposal and recycling; services from the areas of logistics, production and financing; supply chain management; chemical parks.
Safety concepts for chemical plants; equipment and measures for the protection of human life and the environment, such as breathing apparatus, oxygen apparatus, protective clothing, monitoring systems, explosion protection, sound insulation, anti-electrostatic techniques, transport of hazardous substances.
Industrial measurement and control equipment, systems for automatic control and monitoring of operations and processes; data processing systems and programmes for chemical science and engineering, process computers and microprocessors; analytical apparatus for continuous concentration measuring and production control, sensors; electrical engineering systems, equipment and components.
Equipment, facilities, chemicals and services for research and industrial laboratories; laboratory planning and equipment; apparatus for physical and chemical analysis, including sample preparation: weighing and dosing techniques, spectroscopy, chromatography and all related areas, surface analysis, environmental analysis, laboratory diagnostics and laboratory automation; services and contract analysis.
International publishers of scientific and technical literature specialising in: industrial chemistry, process engineering, biotechnology, measurement and control, materials sciences, environmental protection, information systems and databases; manufacturers of learning and teaching aids for universities and vocational training as well as for continuing education at all levels.
Metallic and non-metallic materials and composites for chemical engineering, technical apparatus and equipment made of these materials, surface protection (e.g. enamelling, plating, plasma spraying, coating, refractory linings), welding and joining techniques, microscopy; equipment for physical and chemical testing of materials, materials analysis, metallography, physical surface measurements, diffraction analysis, non-destructive materials testing, component testing, quality assurance techniques during operations.
Apparatus and machinery for dosing, moulding, filling, sealing, packing, labelling and inspection as well as packaging materials; machinery for the production, manufacture and packaging of drugs; transportation and storage techniques.
Areas of work, study courses and research results of university institutes and research establishments in Germany and abroad, relating predominantly to the scientific fundamentals of chemical engineering: industrial chemistry, process engineering, measurement and control, mechanical and plant engineering, materials sciences, environmental protection, biotechnology.
Concepts for efficient energy storage and transport; chemical energy storage, solar chemical processes; photovoltaic materials and applications; innovative batteries and supercapacitors; advances in fuel cell technology; concepts for e-mobility; hydrogen economy.
The areas "Biotechnology" and "Environmental Protection" are integral, general topics of the ACHEMA:
Plants and components from the following areas: bioreactors and peripheral equipment; production units and apparatus for processing bioproducts; measurement and control technology for control and monitoring of biotechnical processes; analytical techniques; sterile and clean-room technology; automation technology; laboratory and industrial safety; biotechnological products and processes for medicine and pharmacy, food, plant breeding and livestock breeding; environmental biotechnology processes such as biological wastewater and waste air purification, waste treatment, soil remediation, biodegradable polymers; biotechnological analysis and diagnostics, test kits, reagents, biosensors; bioinformatics, biochips; service providers for the biotechnology sector.
Environmentally friendly plants, components and services in the following fields: air, waste gas, gaseous media; water, wastewater, aqueous media and sludges; waste, soil protection; recycling; energy efficiency; noise control; environmentally friendly products and processes; instrumentation and analytical techniques; information and databases.