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There’s More to Your Milk Jug
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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 Recognized for Outstanding Workplace Safety and Innovation
Innovation
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...
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
Sustainability
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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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Innovation
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...
Advancing What’s Possible in Energy Storage
Innovation
Advancing What’s Possible in Energy Storage
Fuel cells and efficient batteries have seen strong demand in the global market, as everything is becoming energy efficient, and industries are on the verge of using renewable energy for creating a sustainable future. In sectors like wind, solar and other grid-tied renewable electricity, stationary energy storage is empowering grid reliability and demand management. Through a broad product portfolio coupled with technical expertise worldwide, LyondellBasell is at the forefront of advancing...
Powering the Next Generation of Scientists
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Sustainability
Powering the Next Generation of Scientists
Tomorrow’s chemical engineers and scientists will power the circular economy and innovate our business in new and creative ways. However, the pathways to achieving STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) degrees show there are too many roadblocks for women and minorities, and in particular for Black students. LyondellBasell provided scholarships to 10 students pursuing STEM education at Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) through the Future of STEM Scholars Initiative...
Committed to Reducing Our Carbon Footprint
Sustainability
Committed to Reducing Our Carbon Footprint
LyondellBasell is working to reduce our operational CO2 footprint and collaborating with our value chain partners to deliver more sustainable solutions, products and technologies to the market. In our 2018 sustainability report, we committed to a 15% reduction in CO2 emissions per metric ton of product produced compared with 2015 levels. This represents our first step as we do our part to support the ambitions of the Paris Agreement and the transition to a low-carbon economy. While we current...
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