Business View Magazine | December 2019

161 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE DECEMBER 2019 OIL & GAS WORLDWIDE CORROSION SOLUTIONS Z erust Oil & Gas is a division of Northern Technologies International Corporation (NTIC) that provides corrosion mitigation solutions and services to clients in the oil, gas, and process chemical industries. NTIC develops, markets, and sells proprietary, environmentally- beneficial products and technical services, either directly or via a network of joint ventures, independent distributors, and agents. In addition to its market-leading Zerust corrosion inhibiting packaging business, NTIC is currently leveraging its scientific expertise and established global distribution network to commercialize Zerust corrosion solutions for oil, gas, and chemical processing applications, and Natur-Tec, bio- degradable and/or bio-based plastics for industrial and consumer applications. Recently, Business View Magazine spoke with Gautam Ramdas, Zerust’s VP of Global Market Development. Prior to working with NTIC/Zerust, Ramdas was a successful consultant working with Fortune 500 companies to streamline supply chains and introduce new technologies for process improvement. With an MBA from the University of Michigan, and a BE in mechanical engineering, he brings his background as an engineer to practical problem solving with clients, working with clients to understand their