Markets

Global specialist companies require high quality, reliable inputs that INEOS Enterprises is well placed to deliver.

OVERVIEW

INEOS Enterprises is a global market leader in the production of intermediary chemicals, boasting a uniquely diverse portfolio of products. INEOS Enterprises is essential to key global chemical value chains across a broad range of end markets.

market overview & VISUAL FLOW OF ENERGY SOURCES TO END MARKETS

Our End Markets

From paints containing INEOS Pigments’ titanium dioxide, to hand sanitiser made from INEOS Solvents IPA, INEOS Enterprises products are utilised across a broad and varied set of end uses. Among these our various products are used in:

Paper

Paints

Packaging

Marine Coatings

Coatings

Ink & Varnish

Antifreeze

Personal Care

Medical

Fuel

Cleaning Detergents

Cosmetics

Pipes

Construction

PU / TPU

Automotive

PET

Wind Turbine

Food Preserve

Agricultural

MARKET POSITIONS

Our businesses are market leaders for all of our major product. Across our four divisions these leading positions are:

TiO2

  • 2nd largest producer of TiO2和衍生品在北America
  • 5th largest plant globally driving significant economies of scale

Composites

  • Largest global producer of VER and Gelcoat
  • 3rd largest global producer of UPR

Solvents

  • 1st for SBM/ MEK in Europe
  • 1st for BDO in EMEA merchant market
  • 1st for IPA in Europe

Chemical Intermediates

  • 1st for PIA in North America and 4th globally
  • Uniquely positioned for TMA in North America
  • 2nd MAN in North America
  • 1st SO2in North America

MARKET SHARE AND KEY COMPETITORS

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PRODUCT STRENGTHS

Global specialist companies require high quality, reliable inputs that INEOS Enterprises is well placed to deliver due to a variety premium and high specification grades across our four divisions.

TiO2

  • Nine market-leading premium grades of TiO2& derivatives with specifications aligned closely with customer requirements
  • Sole global producer of most of these grades (production technology IP protected), and is the 'go-to' supplier for customers
  • Ashtabula was Cristal's flagship plant with world-class, leading process and product technology

Composites

  • Specialty products which are highly customised and protected by patents
  • Established brands with premium positioning, and a reputation for quality and reliability
  • History of frequent NPIs with 34% of sales from patented products

Solvents

  • Focuses on higher-margin/ higher grade oxygenated solvents products where internal quality controls differentiate (especially for product approval processes within the pharmaceutical industry)
  • BDO products with focus on users in derivatisation of specialty solvents or production of downstream materials (PBT, PU / TPU)2

Chemical Intermediates

  • Proprietary SO2CleanTMtechnology allows for the highest quality product and service
  • Joliet plant is able to provide technical support and service that can't be matched by producers outside the US