The office building in Brussels (Machelen) houses ExxonMobil's regional headquarters for Europe, Africa and the Middle East (EMEA) and the European technology centre for research and development.
The regional headquarters accommodates most of the business units and staff departments of the Chemicals, Refining & Supply and Fuels, Lubricants & Specialties Marketing Divisions. Approximately 900 people work here. They are responsible for coordinating all the business units in the EMEA region and maintain contact with ExxonMobil's other regional headquarters.
Number of employees: 900
ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical BVBA
Tel.: +32 2 239 3111
European Technology Centre
The European Technology Centre is one of ExxonMobil's three largest technology and research centres in the world. The centre mainly provides services for ExxonMobil's chemical business units in Europe. The specialists who work at the centre develop and apply knowledge, and share the results with ExxonMobil business units all over the world.
The European Technology Centre was founded in Machelen (on the northern outskirts of Brussels) in 1964. The Centre researches applied process and product technology, and pioneers the development of business planning options for tomorrow. The European Technology Centre is one of ExxonMobil's three largest technology and research centres in the world. In some fields, the Centre is responsible for ExxonMobil's global research programmes.
The European Technology Centre provides services for all the business units of ExxonMobil Chemical in Europe. The specialists who work at the centre develop and apply knowledge, and share the results with ExxonMobil business units all over the world so that they can take a leading position in their respective targeted markets.
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ETC organises ESEP: the European Science & Engineering Programme. This programme is designed to establish contact between universities and independent research institutes. Via the programme, seminars on specific themes are organised and research grants are regularly awarded. The programme was initially launched in 1989 with the objective of promoting scientific interaction between ExxonMobil Chemical and European research institutes and universities.
European Technology Centre
Tel.: + 32 2 239 3111
ExxonMobil Chemical Europe Inc.
Corporation Service Company, 2711 Centerville Road, Wilmington, Delaware, USA 19808
Hermeslaan 2, 1831 Machelen
VAT BE 0407.625.474
BoA Antwerp EUR 685-6690013-88
Number of employees: 250
- A wide range of analytical talent for determining physical properties, chemical composition, molecular structure etc.;
- Various test rigs for the laboratory simulation of production processes that we can upscale for commercial use in our production facilities;
- State-of-the-art apparatus for catalyst development and analysis;
- Equipment for processing polymers on a commercial scale to simulate the use of our polymer products by our customers. This involves, among other things, film blowing, casting and lamination.