Logo of AkzoNobelMichel Pons (CO-LaN CTO) visited Akzo Nobel Chemicals in Arnhem, The Netherlands on November 17, 2005. Michel Pons presented what is CAPE-OPEN, what CAPE-OPEN permits to end-users and what is the CAPE-OPEN Laboratories Network to ten engineers and researchers.

Questions asked dealt for example with the link between CFD tools and process simulators, performance issues, granularity of CAPE-OPEN UNIT Operations components, use of CAPE-OPEN Property Packages within MATLAB, use of CAPE-OPEN technology in operator training tools.