EMEA Headquarters Brussels

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.

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EMEA Headquarters Brussels

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.

European Technology Centre

The European Technology Centre (ETC) is one of ExxonMobil's three largest technology and research centres in the world. The Centre researches applied process and product technology, and pioneers the development of business planning options. The ETC mainly provides services for ExxonMobil's chemical business units in Europe:

  • 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.

The specialists who work at the European Technology 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.

In 1989, ExxonMobil launched the European Science & Engineering Program (ESEP). The objective of ESEP is to promote scientific interactions between the company and European universities and research institutions.

Address:

ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical BV
Hermeslaan 2
1831 Machelen
Tel.: +32 2 239 3111

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