It has been described as the biggest company you have never heard of, and the facts about INEOS certainly support this statement.

Since it's birth in 1998, it has grown to become one of the largest companies in the world. Today it has sales of $60 billion and employs 20,000 people across 171 sites in 24 countries.

Whilst its public profile is low, its impact on everyday life is enormous. INEOS products make a significant contribution to saving life, improving health and enhancing standards of living of people around the world. It produces the raw materials that are essential to the manufacture of a huge variety of goods – from paints to plastics, textiles to technology and medicines to mobile phones.

INEOS has UK facilities at Grangemouth (Scotland), Northwich and Runcorn (North West), Saltend (Hull) Seal Sands and Newton Aycliffe (in the North East) and offices in Lyndhurst (New Forest). INEOS has facilities globally as well as at Freeport, La Porte, Alvin and Port Lavaca (Texas).

Safety, health and environmental performance is INEOS' highest priority. INEOS tries to be a good neighbour and cares about the communities that it operates within, and actively seeks opportunities to support youth, sports or science projects. INEOS works with local schools and universities to develop understanding and talent within the fields of Science, Engineering and Technology, and with local sports clubs to encourage kids to take up sport and become active from an early age.

For more information visit the website: www.ineos.com