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What Chemists Do: Rolf Schlake, President and CEO of Applied Separations

Blog Post created by ACS Industry on May 5, 2016

The ACS What Chemists Do short videos profile chemists and the diversity of careers in the scientific profession.


Rolf Schlake is the president and CEO of Applied Separations, Inc. Based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Schlake’s company specializes in manufacturing supercritical fluids equipment and DNA forensic kits. Learn more about the use of supercritical fluids in chemistry in this video.



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