- INOVYN is proud to support the construction of mass coronavirus vaccination centres in the UK with the supply of PVC resins used in specialist flooring.
- Medical facilities such as vaccination centres require materials that can be quickly installed, with strong durability and chemical resistance.
- PVC used in flooring, ceilings and wall coverings helps to prevent the spread of infection with easy-to-clean, hygienic surfaces.
INOVYN is supplying specialty PVC to Altro, a flooring manufacturer, who use it in their ‘XpressLay’ range. The flooring was recently used to convert a leisure facility into a mass vaccination centre in Glasgow.
Jose-Luis Roman, Business Manager Specialty Vinyls for INOVYN, said:
“INOVYN is delighted that our products continue to support essential projects in the fight against COVID-19.”
INOVYN products find use in almost every aspect of modern society, supplying raw materials for a wide range of essential applications including construction, healthcare and medical. This includes PVC for blood bags, medical equipment and personal protective equipment used during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the construction of medical facilities themselves. INOVYN PVC is strong, durable and also offers best value for money.
Paul Kitson, Altro Procurement Manager, said:
“Altro XpressLay requires a unique formulation for a quick fit without compromising on performance or durability. Using Altro adhesive-free floors, installation time is halved compared with a traditional installation. Additionally, these floors can be removed easily, reused and are 100% recyclable at the end of life.”
This latest initiative from INOVYN follows its partnership with the Michel Cremer Foundation in May 2020 to help supply PVC face shields for front-line health workers in hospitals across Europe.
INOVYN’s parent company INEOS supplies almost 300 different products that are used in the production of drugs, testing kits, ventilators and protective clothing.
Part of INEOS, INOVYN is Europe's leading producer of vinyls and in the top three worldwide. With an annual turnover of €3.1 billion, INOVYN has circa 4,200 employees and manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in 8 countries across Europe.
INOVYN’s portfolio consists of an extensive range of class-leading products arranged across General Purpose Vinyls; Specialty Vinyls; Organic Chlorine Derivatives; Chlor Alkali; Sulphur Chemicals; Salt; and Electrochemical and Vinyls Technologies. INOVYN's annual commercial production volume is circa 10 million tonnes. www.inovyn.com
INEOS is the world’s third largest chemicals company, employing around 22,000 people across 183 sites in 26 countries. It is a privately-owned company with sales in 2019 of $61bn. www.ineos.com
Altro is a family-founded business that has been at the forefront of innovation for 100 years. Working closely with architects, end customers, engineers, designers and contractors around the world, Altro’s insight and expertise help transform everyday spaces into environments that can improve the wellbeing of everyone that uses them.
With offices across Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East, Altro develops solutions that stand the test of time and pride themselves on a human-centred approach to designing for the demands of 21st century life.