Bangkok, Thailand – 28 April 2020 – Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, led by its Integrated Oxides and Derivative business (IOD), successfully adapted its facilities in the US to manufacture hand sanitizers. These are hygiene products that help protect people from Covid-19 infection.
The initiative was a result of close collaboration between IVL’s experts in The Woodlands, Port Neches and Dayton, in the USA, Ankleshwar in India, and Botany in Australia provide more than 50 tons of sanitizers to government and public sectors throughout the USA. The company also expects to apply the same process to manufacture sanitizers at its international sites in order to help relieve the global shortage of essential supplies.
Mr Alastair Port, President of IOD, said “we are very proud of our teams, who have worked on a global platform, to rapidly bring these products to our local communities and front line workers, to help them fight the spread of this virus.”
Mr. Dilip Kumar Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer of the PET and Feedstock Business at Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, said, “In this moment, every sector wants to help battle the Covid-19 outbreak together. At IVL, apart from other forms of social contribution, our experts have collaborated to develop products with an aim to help relieve the stress of this pandemic. With our specialized knowhow, IVL facilities across the world are now developing their business to be able to produce hygiene necessities where possible. We aim to do our best and will explore what more we can do. We believe that a joint effort is needed to lead our society to overcome this crisis soon.”
The Integrated Oxides and Derivative business (IOD) of IVL is a leading producer of surfactants used to manufacture home and personal care and agrochemical products, globally serving major brands. This enables the company to address a wider range of needs at this critical time.
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About Indorama Ventures
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, listed in Thailand (Bloomberg ticker IVL.TB), is one of the world’s leading petrochemicals producers, with a global manufacturing footprint across Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe and Americas. The company’s portfolio comprises Combined PET, Integrated Oxides and Derivatives, and Fibers. Indorama Ventures products serve major FMCG and automotive sectors, i.e. beverages, hygiene, personal care, tire and safety segments. Indorama Ventures has approx. 24,000 employees worldwide and consolidated revenue of US$ 11.4 billion in 2019. The Company is listed in the Dow Jones Emerging Markets and World Sustainability Indices (DJSI).
Indorama Ventures is headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand with global operating sites in
|EMEA:||The Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, France, UK, Italy, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Spain, Turkey, Nigeria, Ghana, Portugal, Israel, Egypt, Russia, Slovakia, Austria, Bulgaria|
|Americas:||USA, Mexico, Canada, Brazil|
|Asia Pacific:||Thailand, Indonesia, China, India, the Philippines, Myanmar , Australia|
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Tel: +662.661.6661 ext. 247
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