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Ineos Styrolution receives ISCC certification for two sites in Belgium and Germany 

January 29, 2022
Chemical Value Chain

INEOS Styrolution (Frankfurt, Germany) announced that two of its European production sites, namely Antwerp, Belgium and Ludwigshafen, Germany received the ISCC PLUS certification from ISCC (International Sustainability & Carbon Certification).

The certification announced paves the way for the audited production of recycling- and bio-attributed styrenics materials using a mass balance approach.

The ISCC PLUS certificate for Antwerp addresses bio-attributed and recycled-attributed ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene), SBC (styrene-butadiene copolymers) and polystyrene.

The respective certificate for Ludwigshafen addresses bio-attributed and recycled-attributed SMMA (styrene methyl methacrylate), SAN (styrene acrylonitrile copolymer) and ABS.

This announcement follows a recent announcement for ISCC PLUS certification of several INEOS Styrolution sites in the Americas. Further certifications for other European INEOS Styrolution production sites are expected soon.

Dr. Eike Jahnke, Vice President Specialties EMEA comments: “We are excited to receive the ISCC PLUS certifications since we will now be able to offer our customers sustainable styrenics solutions that meet all the stringent ISCC requirements. I am looking forward to having sustainable ECO solutions for our broad range of styrenics Specialty products.”

Sven Riechers, Vice President Standard Products EMEA adds: “Complementing our existing sustainable solutions, I expect INEOS Styrolution’s family of sustainable ECO products to grow rapidly as a result of today’s announcement.”

ISCC is an independent multi-stakeholder organization providing a globally applicable certification system for the sustainability of raw materials and products. It has been developed to meet the high demands regarding the implementation of environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable production.

By Mary Page Bailey

Source: chemengonline.com

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