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Ioniqa launching first PET plastic up-cycling plant
Ioniqa launching first PET plastic up-cycling plant

Ioniqa is scaling up its technology for infinite PET plastic upcycling: the technology company is building its first PET plastic up-cycling factory in the Netherlands at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen. As of summer 2019, PET plastic waste will be converted into high-grade, pure PET raw material, of which new food packaging will be made.
Sep 13, 2018

Saudi Aramco agrees to acquire remaining 50 percent stake in ARLANXEO Joint Venture from LANXESS
Saudi Aramco agrees to acquire remaining 50 percent stake in ARLANXEO Joint Venture from LANXESS

Saudi Aramco, a world leading integrated energy and chemicals company, and leading specialty chemicals company, LANXESS, today announced Saudi Aramco’s proposed acquisition of LANXESS‘s interest in ARLANXEO, a Netherlands-based specialty chemicals joint venture between Saudi Aramco and LANXESS launched in 2016.
Aug 21, 2018

Brightlands Innovation Factory en de vier Zuid-Limburgse Rabobanken verstevigen hun banden.
Brightlands Innovation Factory en de vier Zuid-Limburgse Rabobanken verstevigen hun banden.

Brigthlands Innovation Factory en de vier Zuid-Limburgse Rabobanken ondertekenden een uniek partnership en verstevigen daarmee de innovatiekracht van Zuid-Limburg.
Jul 05, 2018

3D printing Matchmaking Event
3D printing Matchmaking Event

On the 27th of June, a matchmaking event has taken place at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus with 60 people from companies and knowledge institutes from all over the (EU)region to share knowledge on the use of materials in 3D printing applications.
Jul 02, 2018

USG, Sabic, Fibrant, Sitech, OCI Nitrogen and Arlanxeo join forces for first cross company traineeship @Campus
USG, Sabic, Fibrant, Sitech, OCI Nitrogen and Arlanxeo join forces for first cross company traineeship @Campus

At Brightlands Chemelot Campus several companies have joined forces to attract and retain new talent. A Career Center has been established to work together on developing careers at Chemelot.
Jun 26, 2018

Map App as mobile guide at the Campus
Map App as mobile guide at the Campus

Not only for your guests, but also for yourself, we developed the Brightlands Chemelot Campus App. On this map you can find the location of the different organizations at campus.
Jun 26, 2018

Multi-tenant gebouwen op Brightlands Chemelot Campus bereiken hoogste punt
Multi-tenant gebouwen op Brightlands Chemelot Campus bereiken hoogste punt

Brightlands Chemelot Campus realiseert voor Sitech Services, Sekisui, Brightlands Materials Center, The Compound Company, Kembit, ZUYD Hogeschool en Isobionics nieuwe bedrijfsgebouwen op de campus in Sittard-Geleen.
Jun 25, 2018

Report on Safety Chemelot
Report on Safety Chemelot

The Dutch Safety Board published today the report “Chemistry in cooperation; Risk management at the industrial site Chemelot”. This report states that the current safety and risk management by Chemelot meet the regulations, but that the current growth ambitions of Chemelot will need to be supported by a higher ambition in safety performance.
Jun 23, 2018

The campuses in Limburg are doing well
The campuses in Limburg are doing well

The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy and the Network of Knowledge Cities in the Netherlands commissioned Buck Consultants International to create the report “Analysis and added value of campuses in the Netherlands”. Released today, the report also covers the four Brightlands campuses.
Jun 05, 2018

Gerard van Doremaele about ARLANXEO
Gerard van Doremaele about ARLANXEO

ARLANXEO manufactures synthetic rubber. Watch the video with Head of R&D Gerard van Doremaele.
Apr 17, 2018


Upcoming events

16 Nov
The Future of Sustainable Energy in the Euregion Maas-Rhine

Invitation for the “DIK” seminar & network event at the Congres Center ‘t Kaar in Beek. The goal of the event is connecting international engineers of the energy transition.

19 Nov
Brightlands Masterclass by Arnold Stokking, Brightsite 'Climate-neutral chemistry, the next business wave'

Climate measurements are often perceived as societal challenges, a need to save the planet. All of this and more in the Masterclass by Arnold Stokking on the Brightlands Chemelot Campus.

21 Nov
Brightlands Science Lecture, by Prof. Patel: How to save energy in high value chemicals production?

You are invited for the Brightlands Science Lecture on Thursday, November 21, 2019. This Brightlands Science Lecture will be presented by Prof. Martin Patel: ‘How to save energy in high value chemicals production?’. Energy efficiency improvement and carbon abatement in high value-added sectors – Experience made in Switzerland

27 Nov
Brightlands Onboarding Event

New employees of the companies and institutes at Brightlands Chemelot Campus are invited for an information session during lunchtime

28 Nov
Social Hour Brightlands Young Professionals

Do you see yourself as a professional? And are you still young at heart? Welcome to the first Social Hour of the Young Professionals Community, where you can meet peers in an informal setting

10 Dec
Coolbrook RDR eReactor seminar

This will be a seminar of knowledge-sharing, innovation, networking and inspiration, bringing together professors from turbine and chemical universities, engineers from Coolbrook and Brightlands, some of the world’s biggest Ethylene producers, members of the Dutch government, investors, the media – and you.

10 Dec
Brightlands Science Lecture by Dr. Skiborowski

“Systematic Design of Intensified Fluid Separation Processes”

12 Dec
Brightlands Masterclass by Huygen: 'How to create healthy buildings'

“Imagine that there would be a way to save on buildings energy and also increase your employees' productivity while improving their health and overall well-being?