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.
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.
Petrochemical Industry in Europe
155 €Billion/year total sales
95% of manufactured products
26% of total chemical sales
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Solvents – a key ingredient of durable and sustainable materials
When you see solar panels or bridges you probably don’t think that solvents play a big role in making and protecting them. Yet they do. Solvents are essential to glue solar panels together. Coatings with solvents protect infrastructure like bridges and dams from corrosion and rust, extending their lifetime by decades.
Ie-net, the Association of Flemish Engineers, will organise a Webinar in Dutch to address the following questions: What can hydrogen mean in Flanders? It is one of the few regions where a hydrogen network is already present and where many energy-intensive companies are located, although there is limited possibilities to produce renewable energy. What can Flanders mean for hydrogen? Will we even be able to produce food from hydrogen and CO2?