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

Solvents Industry Group becomes partner in European agency’s safety at work campaign

The European Solvents Industry Group (ESIG) is once again a partner in the new campaign of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) for 2018/2019 entitled “Managing Dangerous Substances” that was launched on 24 April.

26/04/2018 - Read more

Petrochemicals Europe’s staff visits Port of Antwerp

In February, as part of an induction programme for new comers, Petrochemicals Europe’s staff headed to Antwerp to visit the Port and the BASF petrochemicals site. It gave them the opportunity to get an insight into how the second-largest petrochemical cluster in the world works.

26/04/2018 - Read more

From Twitter #

Insulation materials developed by the chemical industry improve energy efficiency in homes. By doing this chemistry
helps build the #GreenCity of tomorrow #EUGreenWeek https://t.co/fkbCFMqoXY

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

131 €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

ESIG solvent training

The European Solvents Industry Group (ESIG) organises jointly with the UK Solvents Industry Association (SIA) an introductory course to the solvents industry, which is designed for newcomers in the solvents sector and other professionals looking to ‘refresh’ their knowledge about solvents.

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