Synergy with neighboring companies

Ecophos, a neighbour of Indaver, produces phosphates for the chemicals and agri-foods industry, and is currently building a production unit at Dunkirk (Mardyck). It needs hydrochloric acid (HCL) for its processes and now, instead of having to import all the necessary volume/transport this raw material, it will receive deliveries of hydrochloric acid from Indaver through a direct subterranean pipeline.

Another nearby company will receive steam generated during the IndaChlor process. Thanks to this local delivery, the company no longer needs natural gas. The steam, totalling 165,000 tonnes per annum, will be supplied directly through an underground pipeline. The company, an alcohol distillery, is one of the largest bioethanol producers in Europe. It is specialized in the rectification and dehydration of raw alcohol of agricultural origin.

 

Cooperation with regional organizations

The main aim of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) is to link up businesses and help them to grow. 

Dunkerque Promotion is a consulting agency for the development of companies. For Indaver, Dunkerque Promotion has played a significant role as a facilitator, especially in the project development phase (the feasibility phase, in the region (costs of energy and labour), and in establishing contacts with local stakeholders (GPMD, DREAL, the GrDF distribution networks, Enedis, etc.), and with consultancies, building firms, etc. 

Medef, le Mouvement des entreprises de France is an employers' organization representing French companies.

UIC, l’Union des Industries Chimiques is the professional organization that brings together all the chemical companies, to which it offers structures for exchanges and meetings. It represents and defends them in the various fields in which it carries out its missions.

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