Petrochemicals Europe is the voice of petrochemicals producers in Europe. It brings together about 90 members companies manufacturing ethylene and propylene from steam cracking and/or other olefins, and/or aromatics for chemical use, and/or major first stage petrochemical derivatives (excluding polymers). Our vision is for the European petrochemicals industry to be recognised as the foundation of future economic success in Europe, fuelling innovation, manufacturing and employment.
On behalf of the European petrochemical industry, we advocate for conditions that will allow the industry to operate successfully in a highly competitive global environment. We also raise awareness of the contribution of our industry to the European economy which provides essential raw materials for thousands of products produced by diverse industries, driving innovation and creating employment and we engage continuously with all our stakeholders in the pursuit of sustainable solutions.
Petrochemicals Europe is the new brand name for Appe, the Association of Petrochemicals Producers in Europe. It operates under the Cefic umbrella and is managed by Dorothee Arns.