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LyondellBasell Clinton Complex celebrates 50 years of operation

May 15/2018

MOSCOW (MRC) -- The Clinton Complex of LyondellBasell, one of the world's largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, celebrated its 50th anniversary commemorating the plant's rich history and the strong economic impact the plant has had on Clinton, IA, as per Hydrocarbonprocessing.

"I am so proud of the men and women who have come through the doors here, who have built careers and raised generations of families in this community," said Bob Patel, chief executive officer of LyondellBasell. "I want to thank all of the staff, past and present, who have made today possible and my gratitude to the city of Clinton, the great state of Iowa and the leaders here today that have supported common sense policies that allow businesses to grow and thrive."

The Clinton Chamber of Commerce kicked off the event with a ribbon cutting ceremony recognizing the investment LyondellBasell recently made into a centralized operations center. The nearly $50 million operations center features a state-of-the-art control room, maintenance shops and testing laboratory with the most cutting-edge equipment in the industry.

"In addition to employing hundreds of Iowans and engaging and investing considerably in their community, LyondellBasell's impact extends beyond Clinton to the entire state of Iowa," said Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds. "For fifty years, they've been a solid contributor to our economy's billion-dollar manufacturing industry, and I'm confident Iowa can depend on them to continue to advance the products and packaging the entire world relies on every day."

Over five decades, the Clinton Complex has invested extensively in the economic growth of the Clintoncommunity with expansions that have more than tripled the original planned production from 380 million pounds to 1200 million pounds per-year with their most recent expansion of 100 MM pounds increase in capacity.
Author:Anna Larionova
Tags:PP, PE, LyondellBasell.
Category:General News
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