ChromoTek welcomes Rainer Gebhart as new site manager
In this position, he will manage the research and manufacturing site as well as the commercial aspects of the company.
Rainer Gebhart, Branch Manager at ChromoTek
“For me, it is crucial to drive innovative processes while involving all employees. ChromoTek is growing very rapidly due to high-quality antibody products and unique new developments as well as the fruitful integration into the Proteintech Group.”
Rainer Gebhart,Branch Manager at ChromoTek
Rainer Gebhart was appointed as the new site manager of IZB-based ChromoTek GmbH in April this year. In addition to managing the research and production site, he also assumes responsibility for the commercial areas and thus succeeds Dr. Jung and Dr. Schmidthals.
After graduating in business administration, Mr Gebhart has already held management positions at various biotech and life science companies. Among other roles, he was also Managing Director of Thermo Fisher Biopolymer Production in Ulm for many years.
“For me, it is crucial to drive innovative processes while involving all employees. ChromoTek is growing very rapidly due to high-quality antibody products and unique new developments as well as the fruitful integration into the Proteintech Group. In my role as site manager, I see it as my responsibility to support the further development of employees and processes to continuously improve our service and product portfolio. Sustainable successful company growth is only possible if the development potential of the employees is used in the best possible way,” says Rainer Gebhart.
“In order to be able to push the development of new, innovative products even further, we will be leaving the premises of the IZB at the end of this year and settling at our new location in Martinsried with larger laboratory and office space. I am delighted to be able to support ChromoTek in this forward-looking phase and to drive its continued success,” Rainer Gebhart continues.
Chromotek develops nanobody-based tools for cutting-edge research
ChromoTek GmbH, which was founded 15 years ago and has been based at IZB since 2011, became part of Proteintech in 2020. Based in the Chicago region, USA, Proteintech is an internationally active manufacturer of antibodies, ELISA kits, nanobody-based reagents and proteins for use in biological research. Proteintech manufactures all of its own products to the highest quality standards and has complete control over all manufacturing, validation and quality control. More than 200,000 publications with Proteintech products show what is most important to Proteintech: the successful use of its reagents in the hands of scientists. Proteintech is proud to contribute to new discoveries that help to better understand and change the world around us.