BASF Alfreton wins two CIA Awards

BASF plc’s Alfreton site has won two Chemical Industry Awards – the Environmental Leadership Award and the INEOS Responsible Care Award. On Thursday 14 June, shortlisted companies from across the UK came together to be recognised in the  2018 Chemical Industry Awards, organised by the Chemical Industries Association, at the Hilton Hotel, Newcastle/Gateshead. The CIA Awards are considered the premier accolades for the UK chemical industry, designed to offer an opportunity to highlight and promote excellent performance at the company, site or on an individual level. BASF plc’s site in Alfreton, Derbyshire, develops, manufactures and supplies polyurethane solutions for systems and specialities to customers in the UK and Ireland.

The Environmental Leadership Award recognises the company that can demonstrate excellence in environmental leadership through the development or use of innovative clean technology or products that help reduce the environmental footprint of chemical manufacturing.

The INEOS Responsible Care Award goes to the company or site which has excelled at Responsible Care by demonstrating leadership and a creative approach. “I would like to thank everyone at site for contributing to this achievement and to share in this success. Well done!” commented Alfreton Site Manager Nick Maybury.

BASF was also shortlisted for five other awards including Company of the Year. Alfreton was shortlisted for Reputation and ABB Manufacturing and Resource efficiency. BASF plc’s Bradford site was shortlisted for Skills and the Responsible Care Special Award for Process Safety.