ELGI Working Group Technical Co-ordinator


The ELGI is pleased to announce that Constantin Madius from Axel Christiernsson will take on the roll as ELGI technical coordinator to champion and manage the ELGI working groups.  Constantin will bring a new active approach to our working groups and the ELGI board looks forward to working with him.

Constantin Madius, a BSc Chemical Engineering graduate of the University College in Borås, Sweden, has worked with Axel Christiernsson’s Swedish operation since 1998, first as a Technical Service and Product Engineer, then as Sales Account Manager and now as Group Product Manager for Axel Christiernsson International.  He has also been responsible for customer training courses and lubrication seminars resulting in the exclusive “Grease Genius” programme offered to Axel customers.  He has lectured on these topics at universities and postgraduate education institutes within the Nordic countries and is a co-author of the book Grease Fundamentals.

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The ELGI Virtual Working Group Meetings will be hosted via Microsoft Teams by the chairmen of the different working groups.  You will receive the agenda’s for the discussion in due course.  Please note that the EU timings scheduled are subject to members in the different time zones on different continents confirming their participation. So, do confirm your participation by completing the registration form so that we can schedule the best time for all.

To date, The Working Group Meetings are scheduled as follows

  • 13:00  Monday 26th October                               

Food Lubricants WG: Andre Adam – Fragol  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.          (Presentation on MOSH & MOAH)

  • 15:00  Monday 26th October               

Grease Particle Evaluation WG: Joe Kaperick – Afton Chemical           This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • 13:00  Tuesday 27th October               

Bio-Based WG: George Dodos – Eldon’s        This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • 15:00  Tuesday 27th October

Railway Lubricants WG: Matt Smeeth – PCS Instruments       This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • 13:00  Wednesday 28th October

Test Methods WG: Olav Höger – Shell Global Solutions          This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please register your participation by completing the online registration form