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Responsibility for a Sustainable Future

Good corporate governance enables us to play a constructive role in society – advantageous both for the company and the employees – and beneficial to the customer. The combination of strategically oriented leadership and lean structures provides the ideal environment for achieving the best results for our clients.


Ulrich Weitz, Managing Director

Following the acquisition by IBU-tec advanced materials AG Ulrich Weitz (CEO IBU-tec AG) took over the management of BNT in order to optimize BNT’s development. Graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering, Weitz held various management post with elevator manufacturer OTIS in Germany and Paris before moving onto Winkler + Dünnebier AG in the position of plant manager, responsible for 750 employees. He took over IBU-tec in 2000 and built the company we know today. In 2017, IBU-tecadvanced materials AG(“IBU-tec”, ISIN: DE000A0XYHT5)had the honor of being the first company to be listed under the “Scale” section of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Bernd Klöpzig, Managing Director

With over 30 years of experience in the chemical industry, Bernd Klöpzig joined BNT at the beginning of 2018 as Head of Operations. In 2020, he was appointed Managing Director. Upon studying mechanical engineering at the TU Dresden, he held various management positions in Germany and South-East Asia, where he was responsible for production, maintenance and support of investment projects. At BNT Chemicals, he is responsible for production, research & development, operating technology and investments, drawing on the full breadth of his experience.

Banjo Single-Liertz, Head of Sales

Banjo Single-Liertz came to BNT chemicals to manage the areas of Product Management and Business Development in our Glass Coating Business Unit. Since then his responsibilities have grown to encompass all of our products and he represents the company as head of the sales department. During his studies at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, he specialized in organometallic catalysis and plant design. After graduating in applied chemistry and process engineering, he first worked as an R&D and applications engineer at Chemische Werke Kluthe in Heidelberg before joining BNT.