Stephen B. Harrison
Stephen Harrison’s experience in the industrial and specialty gases industry spans 28 years. For 16 years he worked in England with BOC Gases doing a range of roles at national and international level in cylinder gases, bulk gases and onsite tonnage gas supply.
He then moved to Munich to work for Linde Gas as global head of its Specialty Gases and Equipment business. That was a role he held for 11 years and he championed this business to achieve the number one global market share position. His functional scope covered business leadership, strategy, marketing and supply chain globally.
For the past year, Harrison has been working through his own company, sbh4 GmbH, as an independent consultant in the industrial gases sector, advising companies worldwide on issues related to CO2 applications and sourcing, amongst a host of other topics. From that base, he also supports gasworld on its Editorial Advisory Board.
With the planned investment in new wafer fabs in the Midwest and Southwestern US, it is likely that there will be an increase in the demand for electronic specialty gas cylinders to support the expanded market. Many of the cylinders used for specialty gases have been nickel-plated to preserve the ...
Solar panel production for mega-scale renewable projects means mega-scale growth for industries gases, writes Stephen B. Harrison, sbh4 Consulting.
The world must decarbonise. The precise routes to the goal are unfolding, and each country will find its own path to 2050 and beyond. As a clean fuel, hydrogen will play a central role in securing the Paris Agreement mid-century target of ‘net-zero’ carbon dioxide emissions to which many nations ...
Carbon dioxide capture from emissions sources will increase by several orders of magnitude between now and 2050, as the world decarbonises fossil fuel usage. Much of that captured carbon dioxide (CO2) will be sent underground for permanent storage in geological formations, and much of it will be utilised for emerging ...
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is essential throughout the professionally managed cannabis value chain, with major applications in growing and processing. In some cases, it is also used for trimming and freeze-drying. New pharmaceutical registrations and the loosening of recreational cannabis regulations will be major drivers of growth in carbon dioxide utilisation ...
Many diversified industrial gas companies expect their specialty gases business to be one of their growth engines. Double-digit revenue and profit growth has been the norm for decades. One driver of market growth for specialty gases has been international trade, which requires harmonisation of measurement that relies on accurate calibration ...
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Division President Sabine Busse and her team at ABB Measurement & Analytics have needed to work across their available bandwidth to find additional opportunities for growth. gasworld spoke with Busse to discuss the lessons learned.
In the hospital or at home, medical oxygen can be a life saver. During the coronavirus pandemic, millions of Covid-19 patients worldwide have been administered with medicinal oxygen to support their recovery. In the right hands, oxygen is highly therapeutic – but during its manufacture it can present hazards which ...
Hydrogen mobility is growing rapidly, but what industries are well placed to migrate into hydrogen mobility? Stephen B. Harrison learns more about this opportunity, in an exclusive interview for gasworld with Resato International.