World’s largest Acrylonitrile producer with a global reach

INEOS Nitriles at a glance


In 2019


Around the world


Tonnes per annum


Green Lake - USA,
Lima - USA,
Koln - Germany


Our three manufacturing plants, two in North America (Texas & Ohio) and one in Europe (Germany), and terminals throughout the world facilitate our sales to customers in all regions globally. Green Lake in Texas is the largest and most efficient plant in the world.

We continue to invest in our manufacturing sites, expanding our capacity as necessary to meet the growth needs of our key customers. In addition, we continuously improve our process capabilities to provide unmatched security of supply globally. Our scientists and engineers at our Research Facility in the United States are always seeking to improve our process reliability and efficiencies.


INEOS Nitriles is the world’s largest producer of Acrylonitrile, which is a key chemical used in the production of many everyday items.

As well as producing Acrylonitrile, INEOS Nitriles is the leading developer of Acrylonitrile process technology, used in over 95% of the world’s acrylonitrile plants.

INEOS Nitriles also manufactures and markets world leading Acrylonitrile catalysts.

INEOS Nitriles supplies additional products globally, such as Acetonitrile, Hydrogen Cyanide and Acetone Cyanohydrin, as well as Ammonium Sulphate on a more limited basis.

In Europe we supply Ammonia and Nitric Acid, produced at our Koln facility.

Please see our Products page for more information about our range of products and their uses.

Sales Presence

Our customers have high expectations; uniform product quality, on-time delivery, safe product handling and security of supply. We strive to exceed these expectations.

We are widely viewed as the industry safety leader and regularly provide safety training seminars to customers and logistic service providers. Our dedication to safety, to environmental performance, and to growth is exemplified by continuous investment in our manufacturing and logistics operations over the past 50 years.

Acrylonitrile Product Flow

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Further Reading


Discover INEOS Nitriles history and the key events which have formed the business.


Explore the markets INEOS Nitriles operates in.


Our product range comprises two groups, Acrylonitrile and Speciality Nitriles.


We are committed to continuous improvement in all aspects of our operations.