LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2021, LyondellBasell was named to FORTUNE Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fourth consecutive year.
LyondellBasell starts commercial production of polymers using raw material derived from plastic waste at Wesseling, Germany
Produced by the thermal conversion of plastic waste, this raw material is converted into ethylene and propylene in the LyondellBasell production facilities, and then processed into polypropylene (P...
LyondellBasell adds new production at Knapsack creating world’s largest polypropylene compounding facility
LyondellBasell's Knapsack site is now the world’s largest polypropylene compounding facility. The new total annual production capacity for the site is more than 200 kilotons (kt) per year, with the...
LyondellBasell and Neste announce commercial-scale production of bio-based plastic from renewable materials
This collaboration marks the first time bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene were produced simultaneously at commercial scale
BOP has completed PP capacity expansion in Plock, Poland
BOB has just completed a development project on its Spheripol installation which produces polypropylene (PP), increasing its manufacturing capacity by 20 percent to 480 thousand tons.
Basell to build new Spherilene polyethylene plant at Wesseling, Germany
Basell announced today that it plans to build a new Spherilene S polyethylene plant at its Wesseling industrial site near Cologne, Germany. The plant will be based on Basell’s new Spherilene S sing...