We build the Future

From energy efficient houses to electronics, smart clothing, aviation and even space travel, petrochemicals are at the heart of innovation that is shaping tomorrow’s world.

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Petrochemicals in Action

Petrochemistry has done wonders in the fields of transport, hygiene, housing and technology, making our lives far easier than they have ever been in the previous centuries.

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Latest News

Young ambassadors’ campaign goes live

Petrochemicals Europe has just launched the young ambassadors’ digital campaign in order to bridge the skill gap, attract more young people into STEM and the (petro-)chemical industry and put a human face on the industry. It is also a way to showcase the industry’s diversity and highlight the contribution it makes to a sustainable society.

21/02/2019 - Read more

Chemical industry calls for Brexit deal

In a joint statement the Director General of the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic), Marco Mensink and the Chief Executive of the Chemical Industries Association, Steve Elliott called for an agreed Brexit deal. The absence of an exit agreement between the UK and the EU would have major implications for Europe as a whole.

07/02/2019 - Read more

From Twitter #

Did you know today is #InternationalMotherLanguageDay? In this video, our colleagues from around the world greet you in their mother languages to celebrate the diversity of our global workforce. How many languages can you identify? #basfemployees #belongatbasf

Chemistry is all about you

EPCA released its 3rd video on STEM education in cooperation with Petrochemicals Europe.

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Petrochemicals in action

Discover where petrochemicals are used and how their versatility and properties are invaluable.





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Petrochemical Industry in Europe

300.000 Jobs

155 €Billion/year totals sales


95% of manufactured products


26% of total chemical sales

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AdBlue technology

The AdBlue technology can neutralize up to 90% of nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel engines…

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Upcoming Event

EEPC Workshop on safety culture

The safety Workshop will take place at the Radisson Sas Hotel in Antwerp, Belgium and will feature representatives from companies that will present their programs to implement and improve safety culture. Consultants will also give an interactive training on how create a high-safety culture within companies.

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