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INEOS Olefins & Polymers Europe and Biesterfeld Plastics GMBH - Cooperation in Russia and Ukraine

INEOS O&P Europe and Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH are pleased to announce an extension to their long term cooperation in Europe. The distribution of Polypropylene and Polyethylene in Russia and Ukraine is to be carried out by OOO Küttner, located in Moscow, a member of the Biesterfeld Group. 

“The combination of INEOS' integration and portfolio with Biesterfeld's marketing expertise presents a very strong offer for customers in this region. We are therefore looking forward to a long and successful partnership in this important and growing market” said Mervyn Williams, Polymer Sales Director, at INEOS O&P Europe. 

INEOS and Biesterfeld will be represented by Küttner later this month, at the Interplastica 2014 exhibition held in Moscow on 28th - 31st January.

INEOS Olefins & Polymers Europe is a business of INEOS Europe AG. Its olefins portfolio in Europe is built around four key integrated cracker and derivative complexes: Grangemouth, (United Kingdom), Köln (Germany) Lavéra (France), Rafnes (Norway), and its Polyolefins capabilities positions the business as a top tier manufacturer and leading industry supplier to the PE and PP market in Europe. 

INEOS is one of the world’s leading chemicals companies; a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, specialty chemicals and oil products. It comprises 15 businesses, with a production network spanning 51 manufacturing facilities in 11 countries. The company produces more than 40 million tonnes of petrochemicals. INEOS employs 15,000 people and has sales of $46bn. Through its Joint Venture with PetroChina (Petroineos) it produces 20 million tons per annum of crude oil refined products (fuels). It also operates joint ventures with BASF, PQ Corp and Total.

Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH (www.biesterfeld-plastic.com), a 100 % subsidiary company of Biesterfeld AG, is a leading distributor in the European plastics and rubber industry with long-standing sales partnerships in a total of 42 countries. Leading polymer producers such as DuPont, ExxonMobil Chemical, INEOS Olefins & Polymers Europe, BASF Polyurethanes, Solvay, Chevron Phillips, Styrolution, Chi Mei and LG Chem have trust in the efficient service offered by Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH and have, for many years, shared our growth.

Biesterfeld AG (www.biesterfeld.com) is the strategic holding company of the Biesterfeld Group, which has served as a trade and services company for more than 100 years. With an annual turnover of more than € 1 billion and 750 employees, Biesterfeld is a leading company within the chemicals and plastics distribution sector and is active in more than 50 locations throughout Germany, Europe, North and South America as well as Asia. The family-owned company is committed to steady, profitable growth through the expansion of the three business divisions of Plastic, Specialty Chemicals and International.

For further information:

Regional Sales Manager CIS: 
Alexander Kling
(+49 6232 600 49 18)
A.Kling@biesterfeld.com

Regional Sales Manager Ukraine: 
Nina Gromova
(+380 4436 410 28)
N.Gromova@biesterfeld.com

INEOS Sales Manager in Russia and Ukraine:         
Andrey Yalovetsky   
(+7 499 739 5270) 
andrey.yalovetsky@ineos.com