NEOS Styrolution sends 650 face shields to frontline workers in hard-hit areas across the U.S.
June 4, 2020
by INEOS Styrolution
Company also donates $10,000 to local food banks for COVID-19 relief efforts
INEOS Styrolution has donated face shields to frontline healthcare workers in COVID-19, hard-hit regions across the US. The company’s regional, Americas headquarters, located in Aurora, Illinois issued additional community support with a $10,000 donation to local Chicago-area food banks.
INEOS Styrolution delivered protective face shields to frontline healthcare workers across the US. Working to source supplies through their customer, Primex, the urgently needed personal protection equipment delivered to hospitals in New York City, Chicago and surrounding suburbs, and the hard-hit Navajo Nation community, within Arizona.
Carina Johannessen, Registered Nurse (RN) at the Edward Hospital emergency room, stated:
“Thank you INEOS Styrolution so much for your generous donation in helping us stay safe and healthy at Edward Hospital. The community support is so very appreciated by us all. It is a difficult time for the frontlines and knowing that our local companies have our backs (and our faces) means so much to us. Not only does it protect us, it provides peace of mind while we work.”
During this time of crisis, food banks are facing unprecedented demand within their communities. The INEOS Styrolution Aurora, Illinois headquarters, donated $10,000 to the Greater Chicago Food Depository and Northern Illinois Food Bank, in support of their neighbours in need.
“No matter where our INEOS Styrolution teams are located around the globe, we always come together. Through acts of community support and donation, we aim to help our frontline workers and vulnerable community members when they need it the most”, says, Alexander Glück, President, INEOS Styrolution Americas LLC.
About INEOS Styrolution
INEOS Styrolution is the leading global styrenics supplier, with a focus on styrene monomer, polystyrene, ABS Standard and styrenic specialties. With world-class production facilities and more than 90 years of experience, INEOS Styrolution helps its customers succeed by offering innovative and sustainable best-in-class solutions, designed to give them a competitive edge in their markets, and at the same time, help make the circular economy for styrenics a reality. The company provides styrenic applications for many everyday products across a broad range of industries, including automotive, electronics, household, construction, healthcare, packaging and toys/sports/leisure. In 2019, sales were at 5.0 billion euros. INEOS Styrolution employs approximately 3,600 people and operates 20 production sites in ten countries.
More information: www.ineos-styrolution.com