The Global Cable Industry by Günter Beyer

The Global Cable Industry

Materials, Markets, Products

Edited by

Günter Beyer

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About the Editor

Dr. rer. nat. Günter Beyer received his PhD in organic chemistry and photochemistry in 1984 by RWTH Aachen University (Germany) and started to work at Kabelwerk Eupen (Belgium) in the same year. He was responsible for the R&D activities of material developments and headed the chemical–physical laboratories. With more than 30 years of experience in polymer science and applications, Dr. Beyer is regularly acting as chairman and speaker at many international conferences, especially in the field of the cables, flame retardancy, nanocomposites, and polymer science. In 2003 and also in 2004 he received the Jack Spergel Memorial Award by IWCS for his fundamental work on nanocomposites by organoclays and carbon nanotubes as new classes of flame retardants for polymers.