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

New website highlights benefits of coal chemicals

Cefic’s Coal Chemicals Sector Group (CCSG), the association representing European producers of chemicals derived from coal, has just re-branded its image and changed its name into Coal Chemicals Eur...

13/11/2018 - Read more

Port of Antwerp, largest petrochemical cluster in Europe, leads way in sustainability & digitalization

In four interviews, representatives of Antwerp Port Authority depict a performing, sustainable and modern petrochemical cluster that foreshadows the industry of tomorrow. In close cooperation with the Port Authority, petrochemical companies located at the Port of Antwerp strive to minimize their environmental footprint via initiatives like "Zero Pellet Loss", optimize their resources and digitalize plants’ operation thanks to online tools like "NxtPort".

29/10/2018 - Read more

From Twitter #

Would you like to know how your country is doing when it comes to the industrial sector? What is its contribution to air and water pollution, or hazardous waste? Check out our new interactive map with country profiles for the 33 member states of the EEA: https://t.co/tFTQFJ4lM4

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.





Paint and Coatings

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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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