About This Site
The Paraform site at Mainz sits on 60 hectares and is located in the centre of Germany close to the river Rhine and the port of Mainz. INEOS operates this site to manufacture formaldehyde and its derivatives.
The Formaldehyde production unit includes two production lines dedicated to both serving the merchant market with a broad range of different grades and to cover the demand for derivatives such as Paraformaldehyde, Hexamethylenetetramine, Dimethoxymethane and Alkali Cyanates. Paraformaldehyde and Hexamethylenetetramine are manufactured in standard and specialty grades required for many different applications. Formaldehyde and its derivatives are used as raw-material in the production of resins, adhesives, MDI, POM, rubber for tires and in a wide field of other applications. With about 140 people on site, INEOS Paraform applies the highest standards for health, safety and the environment. The site is certified ISO 9001 for quality, ISO 14001 for environment and ISO 50001 for energy management.