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Press releases

  • Suez and Lyondellbasell to boost production of high-quality recycled plastics in Europe

    November 27, 2017 - SUEZ and LyondellBasell signed an agreement establishing a joint venture that will focus on the production of high-quality circular polymers. The two parties will leverage combined expertise to provide European plastic industry with virgin-like secondary raw material. This is the first time ever that one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies partners with a leader in the management of resources to contribute to circular economy objectives.

  • QCP partnering with leading technology providers for its new circular polymer plant at Chemelot (NL)

    January 10, 2015 – QCP has selected leading technology providers for the engineering and construction of the first phase of its 100,000 tonne circular polymer plant to be built at the Chemelot site in the Netherlands.

  • QCP invests 75 million euros in a circular polymer plant at Chemelot (NL)

    March 18, 2014 - QCP, which stands for Quality Circular Polymers, is a new company that will provide brand owners and plastics convertors with polymers of high and consistent quality, based on used plastics. Such products will enable them to provide sustainable end products on a large scale. Reliable supply, integration, leading technologies, innovative recipes and a strategic participation by SITA, part of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT as supplier of used plastics, will enable QCP to push the circular plastics industry to the next level.


Preparation section

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Photographer: Ermindo Armino

Extrusion section

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Photographer: Ermindo Armino

Finished product silos

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Photographer: Merlin Daleman

Finished products

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Photographer: Jeroen Hofman


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Advancing the Circular Economy


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