INEOS Styrolution to build a world-scale styrene monomer plant in the US Gulf Coast

Frankfurt, Germany

  • Best-in-class technology to meet growing global demand
  • Cost advantaged feedstock  
  • INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, will commission an engineering study to build a world-scale styrene monomer (SM) plant in the US Gulf Coast.

    The new SM plant will use best-in-class technology and benefit from access to low cost feedstock and energy from shale gas as well as an excellent infrastructure. A specific location is yet to be defined.

    Steve Harrington, President Global Styrene Monomer and Asia-Pacific, comments: “The new plant will complement our existing SM production facilities and provide a sustained competitive advantage to enable us to supply the global market.”


    INEOS Styrolution is the leading, global styrenics supplier with a focus on styrene monomer, polystyrene, ABS Standard and styrenic specialties. With world-class production facilities and more than 85 years of experience, INEOS Styrolution helps its customers succeed by offering the best possible solution, designed to give them a competitive edge in their markets. The company provides styrenic applications for many everyday products across a broad range of industries, including Automotive, Electronics, Household, Construction, Healthcare, Packaging and Toys/ Sports/ Leisure. In 2017, sales were at 5.3 billion euros. INEOS Styrolution employs approximately 3,300 people and operates 16 production sites in nine countries.

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