- 08 February 2017
INEOS is a global chemical company. Our products touch every aspect of modern-day life. We comprise 36 businesses with 194 sites in 29 countries throughout the world, as well as consumer brands and sports interests. The Geel facility, located in Belgium, is an important production centre of purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and paraxylene (PX). PX in Geel is used exclusively as a feedstock for the local manufacture of PTA, which is used in the manufacture of polyesters used in fibres, textiles, film, and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles. The PX operation at the site is one of the largest of its kind in the world.