Manuel Pedraza

MANUEL PEDRAZA is a seasoned expert in production and processes related to the manufacture of Linear Alkylbenzene (LAB). He possesses extensive knowledge and experience in the commissioning and start-up of petrochemical facilities, including new constructions and retrofits. Since 2022, Manuel serves as the Head of LAB Technology Development at Cepsa Quimica, where he leads the development of technologies aimed at making Cepsa Quimica's LAB more sustainable through the application of continuous innovation and the utilization of more efficient processes and renewable or circular origin raw materials.

A mechanical engineer from the University of Sevilla, Pedraza also holds a Master's degree in Petrochemicals, Polymers, and Plastics from the Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP) and McGill University in Montreal.        

LAB Tested: Cleaner Biodegradable Detergent Catalysts

May 8, 2023
Advancements in linear alkylbenzene (LAB) technology are gaining attention in the consumer products world as manufacturers look for ways to produce safer, more environmentally...