INEOS Solvents at a glance

Profile Introduction

  • Introduction

    With its production sites in Grangemouth, Herne and Moers, and its harbour in Duisburg-Homberg, INEOS Solvents is one of the leading producers of oxygenated solvents in Europe.

    Around 600 employees based in Germany and Scotland produce not only solvents, but also fine chemicals and plasticizers, for use by our customers in the international chemical industry. Although you will not find the name INEOS Solvents on the packaging, you will use our products almost every day. They are present in inks, lacquers and coatings, tires, gloves and sealing, in aromas and vitamins, cleaners and disinfectants, adhesives, toiletries, as well as in cosmetics and pharmaceutical products.


Wolf Hänel Chief Operating Officer

Wolf has 20 years of experience in the chemical industry, having held a number of senior commercial, operational and general management roles at BP Chemicals and Innovene. Prior to becoming CEO of the Melamines & Paraform Business in 2007, Wolf served 2 years as the General Manager Europe of INEOS Styrenics.

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INEOS Solvents manufacture a broad range of products, find out more. 


Our goal is to make the workplace of our employees safe, to minimize risks, and to prevent accidents and incidents within the realm of process safety. 


Locations within the UK and mainland Europe.