INEOS Acetyls produces acetic acid, acetic anhydride and ethyl acetate, important raw materials used in a wide range of end products, such as adhesives, construction, food packaging, inks, fragrances, laundry powders, textiles, paints, pharmaceuticals and solar energy.
The site in Hull has been operating for over 100 years and is the biggest producer of acetyls products in Europe, employing more than 300 people. It has a long tradition of world leading, lower carbon production.
INEOS Acetyls is a global business, with production capability in the US, Asia and Trinidad & Tobago in addition to the Hull site. It became part of INEOS, one of the world’s largest chemicals companies, as part of its $5 billion acquisition of the bp petrochemicals business in January 2021.
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