Preston Nance appointed as new General Manager for DAS United States

Press release: Change in DAS Management Team United States

Long-standing industry specialist drives portfolio expansion of waste gas and wastewater treatment solutions for the US semiconductor and solar industries. 

Dresden, January 4th 2024. The global semiconductor and solar industries are continuing to grow in order to address the numerous challenges in the areas of digitization and energy supply. This is also the case in the USA, where the CHIPS and Science Act, which supports domestic semiconductor manufacturing, has led to the establishment of several large new chip factories. It also comprehensively promotes investment in research, development and commercialization of cutting-edge technologies such as quantum computing, artificial intelligence, clean energy and nanotechnology.

At the same time, the demands on these industries to make a significant contribution to environmental protection and resource conservation with the help of pioneering technologies and processes are increasing.

DAS Environmental Experts (DAS EE) is significantly expanding its sales and service business in the USA to address the increasing demand from its US customers for intelligent environmental technology solutions.

Effective January 1, 2024, Preston Nance will continue to drive the company’s growth in his new role as General Manager Environmental Expert USA Inc. His strategic focus will be on supporting semiconductor and PV manufacturers with efficient waste gas and wastewater treatment solutions.

Preston has been with DAS EE since 2020 and brings more than 27 years of industry experience in various positions, primarily in the semiconductor industry. The mechanical engineer has extensive expertise in the areas of emission reduction and process safety management, technical sales and key account management. He has been a member of the DAS US management team for the past three years.

“We are delighted that Preston Nance, a proven industry specialist and long-standing member of the management team, is taking on this exciting role and will put his heart and soul into it. His expertise, energy and passion will contribute to the further expansion of our customer support in the US”, says CEO René Reichardt.

Portrait Preston Nance

About us

DAS Environmental Expert GmbH (DAS EE) headquartered in Dresden, is an environmental technology enterprise. Founded in 1991, it has become one of the world’s leading technology and equipment providers for process waste gas abatement solutions. International leaders in the semiconductor, TFT, LED and electronics industries as well as in the solar industry, Nanotechnology and MEMS are using DAS‘ technology.

In another business branch, the company develops process and system solutions for the treatment and reuse of industrial wastewater. The company can draw on many years of experience in the following industries: semiconductor, chemical, food and beverage, paper, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. 

The service portfolio of DAS EE includes consulting, planning, installation and start-up, maintenance, repair and optimization as well as the operation of the wastewater treatment plant on behalf of the customer. 

DAS Environmental Expert operates worldwide on three continents and currently has 850+ employees.

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