Herne site is located in the heart of the Ruhr area, not far away from Bochum, Gelsenkirchen and Marl.Herne site is a former mining site, founded in 1855 as Zeche Shamrock 3. You still find historical relics from this time such as the protected clocktower.
Herne site comprises 16 ha, its main product is synthetic Ethanol. The first Ethanol plant started production in 1959. INEOS synthetic Ethanol can be blended with a variety of denaturants to meet specific customer requirements. Herne site also produces DEE, a high-quality C2 derivate. In addition, IPA and Peroxides are produced in Herne as well. Our products are in line with EN ISO 9001 and 14001 as well as Kosher Certificates.You will find our products for example in disinfectants and defrosters, in perfumes, deodorants and after shaves. But also in inks, tyres and gloves. Our products are also used as pharmaceutical extractants and many applications more.