The new Polymer Exploration Centre will be a modern international research and technology centre for the plastics industry and provide research services throughout the value chain. With more than 40 years in the industry, Norner today has customers in more than 60 countries and has experienced a strong growth in recent years.
The Future Materials Catapult Centre
The Future Materials Catapult Centre is a national test centre for the materials of the future, established in the fall of 2017 by Arendals Fossekompani, Elkem, Mechatronics Innovation Lab, ReSiTec and the University of Agder. The catapult will make the path from idea to market shorter for Norwegian business by offering test facilities, expertise and networks to develop sustainable advanced materials and production processes.
Photo from left: Håvard Moe, Chairman of the board of Future Materials, Aslaug Hagestad Nag, Managing Director of Future Materials and Kjetil Larsen, CEO of Norner
Norner is a Global market leader of industrial polymer R&D services based in Norway where we operate an advanced technology centre for development and testing. We strive to fulfil our vision of being the Polymer Explorers for our clients through a full service-portfolio of R&D, laboratory and strategic advisory based on 40 years of industrial experience. Our key customer segments are petrochemicals, oil and gas, packaging,building and infrastructure and green technology. We contribute to increased profitability and improved sustainability for our clients.