Last updated: 31.01.2019

Waesseri GmbH becomes PPCHEM AG

Dear PowerPlant Chemistry readers:

As of January 1st, 2019, the publishing house Waesseri GmbH was transformed into the new company PPCHEM AG. This change goes beyond branding and introducing a new company form: new fields of activities are also being introduced. PPCHEM AG represents a new company, as is reflected by an amended strategic alignment and new corporate design. The company will be active in the following three business areas:

– Publishing
– Conferences & Seminars
– Consulting & Training


The PowerPlant Chemistry® journal has been publishing for more than 19 years, with its 20th anniversary coming up. This milestone will be celebrated with the July/August 2019 journal issue. PPCHEM AG will continue publishing the journal in the same well-established manner and present publishing policy as before. The journal will also continue to publish an interesting mix of scientific peer-reviewed papers and technical reports from the power industry, all of them relating to the topics of water treatment, cycle chemistry in power and industrial plants.

The following two new business areas "conferences/seminars" and "consulting/training" will mainly be covered by Michael Rziha, who will join PPCHEM AG by February 1st as Chief Key Expert for Plant Chemistry. Michael Rziha will conduct worldwide seminars, lectures and conferences on all power plant chemistry related topics, as well as provide individual technical consultancy.

Conferences & Seminars

PPCHEM AG will continue to organize international conferences and forums as in the past years with over 30 events organized all over the world. PPCHEM AG will also introduce seminars and technical trainings for operators. Further details will be published soon – Stay tuned!

Consulting & Training

PPCHEM AG will also be offering technical consulting services related to water treatment and to cycle chemistry in power and industrial plants of all types and sizes. During the design phase of a power plant, owner's engineers and EPCs can obtain expert advice and support. Power plant operators can contract PPCHEM AG for site-specific support ranging from assessments, troubleshooting, to the optimisation of cycle chemistry regimes and the related trainings of operators.

With the reorganisation and the added expertise, PPCHEM AG repositions itself to better serve its customers, building on the legacy of Waesseri GmbH and its precursor organisation.

Tapio Werder
Editor in Chief
PowerPlant Chemistry® Journal

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