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INEOS phenol at a glance

Our profile Introduction

  • Introduction

    INEOS Phenol is the largest producer of Phenol and Acetone in the world. Our global manufacturing capacity is two times that of our closest competitor and three times that of the next largest European producer. We produce just under 1.9 million tonnes of Phenol and around 1.2 million tonnes of Acetone annually.

    Our markets are growing worldwide. Through selective investments in new assets and new technology, we intend to capture this growth to develop our business and grow with our customers.

  • A global business

    In addition to being the largest producer of Phenol and Acetone in the world, we are also the only Phenol and Acetone manufacturer with production facilities spanning Europe and America.

    These facilities are supported by a global sales, distribution and customer service network. This infrastructure enables INEOS Phenol to provide our customers with secure, competitively priced Phenol and Acetone on a global basis from our world-scale plants.

  • Our customers

    At INEOS Phenol our customers matter to us. We have a wealth of professional and technical expertise at our disposal which enables us to provide our customers with the prompt and efficient service and high quality products they have come to expect from our business.

    Our customers have high expectations: uniform product quality, on-time delivery and reliable supply at competitive prices. They also demand high safety and environmental standards from their business partners. Our customers trust INEOS Phenol to meet their expectations, through operational excellence.

  • Key applications

    The key applications for Phenol and Acetone are in the production of:

    • Polycarbonates
    • Plastics
    • Phenolic resins
    • Synthetic fibres
    • Solvents

    These products are used in a diverse range of end-markets including the automotive, construction, electronics and fibre industries. 

Visions and values

INEOS is a customer-focused company. Its business mission is to be the supplier of choice to its customers.

Our key values
  • Excellence in safety, health and environmental performance

  • Focus on customer satisfaction, total quality and reliability

  • Continuous improvement to become a cost effective producer of high quality products

  • Encouragement of innovation, entrepreneurship and reward for achievement

  • Empowerment of employees to create real value for our customers and ourselves

Further Reading

Our History

Our global manufacturing capacity is two times that of our closest competitor and three times that of the next largest European producer.

Markets

Our markets are growing worldwide. Through selective investments in new assets and new technology, we intend to capture this growth to develop our business and grow with our customers.

Products

We produce just under 1.9 million tonnes of Phenol and around 1.2 million tonnes of Acetone annually.

SHE

Our commitment is to protect the health and safety of our employees, the communities in which we operate and the users of our products.