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RHP corporate report

COMPANY PORTRAIT: Ludwig van Beethoven looks somewhat grimly from the windowsill into the meeting room of the Ludwigshafen-based company Summit Research Labs Materials, or SRL Materials for short. The sculpture was made from plaster. The material is produced synthetically just a few hundred metres away.

Plaster – we encounter it every day, sometimes consciously, sometimes unconsciously. Who hasn’t had an arm in plaster or had to hobble around with a leg in plaster? However, very few people probably know that it is also hidden in tablets or concealed in the food industry behind the inconspicuous name E516 and is used as a stabiliser for bread or tofu, for example. There is hardly an area of life in which gypsum is not found …