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Innovative Frunk Designs and the Polymers That Make Them Possible
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Innovative Frunk Designs and the Polymers That Make Them Possible
No matter the lifestyle, vehicle storage is a must-have for the average person. As the automotive industry continues to rapidly evolve, conventional vehicle design elements, such as the engine being at the front of the car, are quickly going away. With new vehicle designs come new opportunities to meet the needs of consumers. In many new electric cars, there is no longer the need to accommodate the traditional front-mounted engine and auxiliary components. This compartment is now being made...
Global Gratitude: LyondellBasell Recognizes Employees for Positive Impacts Around the World
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Global Gratitude: LyondellBasell Recognizes Employees for Positive Impacts Around the World
International Volunteer Day is celebrated annually to recognize the time, efforts and contributions of volunteers from around the world. At LyondellBasell, we are proud to have a global community of employees that prioritize and help us give back to communities where we operate. As a company, we are committed to being a responsible and good neighbor, and we thank all of our volunteers around the world for helping make our commitment possible. Through our global corporate citizenship program,...
Innovative Solutions for Start-Stop Battery Designs
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Innovative Solutions for Start-Stop Battery Designs
Have you ever thought about how many times a week you need your car? Or how many times you catch a bus, taxi, or ride-share? At some point in our lives, nearly all of us will rely on a consistent form of transportation to help us in our daily activities. Ensuring vehicles have what they need to function is integral. The battery of a vehicle is one of the most important parts, as it powers nearly everything we need for the vehicle to function. From the electric systems, to the ignition, to...
LyondellBasell Recognized for Outstanding Workplace Safety and Innovation
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LyondellBasell Recognized for Outstanding Workplace Safety and Innovation
Six LyondellBasell facilities were recently recognized for exceptional safety performance with the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers’ (AFPM) 2020 Annual Safety Award. The award is designed to promote safe operations in the refining and petrochemical industries and recognize facilities with outstanding occupational and process safety records. “Congratulations to the LyondellBasell 2020 AFPM award winners,” said Kim Foley, senior vice president, Healthy, Safety and Environment, Global...
There’s More to Your Milk Jug
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Innovation
There’s More to Your Milk Jug
The milk jug – something you don’t pay attention to as you’re filling up your children’s cereal bowl or adding it to your coffee. We’ve come to trust and expect that the jug’s contents have been preserved using the best processes and packaging. Sometimes, our interaction with products we use every day can become mundane, and the innovative materials and technology that make the products possible are not always realized. When was the last time you thought about where your milk carton came from...
LyondellBasell Celebrates National Manufacturing Day
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LyondellBasell Celebrates National Manufacturing Day
Traditionally, National Manufacturing Day is celebrated in the United States but at LyondellBasell, we commemorate this event all around the world. National Manufacturing Day is a time to highlight fascinating career opportunities as well as the potential for growth in this modern industry. On September 20, 2021, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, we announced our collaboration between Feyenoord and LyondellBasell in a kick-off event held at the De Kuip, FC Feyenood Stadium. This collaboration...
Better Together: Global Teamwork Ensures Excellent Customer Service
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Better Together: Global Teamwork Ensures Excellent Customer Service
At LyondellBasell, we are committed to providing excellent customer service. A strong, loyal customer base is critical to our success. Biennially, the company hosts its own EXCELLENCE Awards ceremony to recognize its employees’ extraordinary work. The EXCELLENCE Awards mark the highest honor an employee can receive from the company. In the customer service award category, LyondellBasell highlights an individual or team who demonstrates exceptional and high-quality customer service to internal...
LyondellBasell Employees’ Volunteer Efforts Help Protect and Improve Environment
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LyondellBasell Employees’ Volunteer Efforts Help Protect and Improve Environment
LyondellBasell is committed to Advancing Our Planet by cleaning beaches, preserving ecosystems and treating injured marine mammals. Employees from around the world have been engaged in delivering on that commitment through volunteer work aimed at reducing environmental impacts. Since the beginning of 2021, LyondellBasell employee volunteers and their friends and families have dedicated over 400 hours to cleaning neighborhoods, parks and beaches around the Greater Houston area. Through the pow...
LyondellBasell Employees Earn Top Company Award for Advancing Sustainability
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LyondellBasell Employees Earn Top Company Award for Advancing Sustainability
Recognizing employees and celebrating their successes and ingenuity is an important part of LyondellBasell culture. The company recognizes employees’ achievements through its biannual EXCELLENCE Awards ceremony. This awards ceremony represents one of the highest company honors an employee or team can receive acknowledging those who have gone above and beyond to innovating, problem-solving and making an undeniable impact on the business and community, all while exemplifying the company’s value...
LyondellBasell Employee Contest Spurs Global Innovation
Innovation
LyondellBasell Employee Contest Spurs Global Innovation
Innovation is key to the success of any organization, and LyondellBasell employees have been especially focused on innovating people, projects and ideas. Recently, employees globally were offered an opportunity to participate in the company’s inaugural, month-long Digital Innovation Challenge . The challenge was hosted by the company’s Digital Transformation team with a goal of streamlining efficiencies and driving digitalization. Given the growing movement toward low-code development, which ...
3D Printing Meets Sustainability
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Sustainability
3D Printing Meets Sustainability
3D printing is an undeniable trend and is being adopted by an increasing number of industries. While 3D printing is often associated with the production of single items, such as prototypes or customized parts, it is also used for large-scale custom manufacturing. An example of how 3D printing is being adopted with an added sustainability benefit in major end markets is LyondellBasell’s recent collaboration with a few key partners. The company worked with the automotive manufacturer, Audi, and...
Global Safety Day is Getting Back to Basics
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Global Safety Day is Getting Back to Basics
LyondellBasell is celebrating our 12th annual Global Safety Day. Employees and contractors around the globe are focused on getting Back to Basics and advancing our GoalZERO culture, which means we are committed to operating safely with zero injuries, zero incidents and zero accidents.   The theme Back to Basics was an important emphasis this year, as due to the global pandemic many employees and contractors performed their job duties in other locations, with less people and under different...
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