Valuepark Terneuzen in the south west of the Netherlands is the ideal location for chemical production and distribution; it is the perfect base for entry or expansion into today`s European market. Centrally located on the estuary of the Western Scheldt, between the main ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp, Terneuzen offers the chemical producer and distributor cost effective facilities and direct access via road, rail, inland waterway and deep sea port, to the world`s most crucial markets and sources of supply. Valuepark Terneuzen is ideally placed to become a major European hub for the chemical industry and offers tremendous partnership potentials.
Valuepark Terneuzen is a joint venture between local port authority Zeeland Seaports and Dow Benelux. With 140 hectares of land available for further investment, companies settling at Valuepark will benefit from both the proximity to Dow Benelux BV`s extensive petrochemicals facility as well as the expertise of Zeeland Seaports concerning park infrastructure and regional economic development.
Zeeland Seaports is responsible for managing and developing the ports of Terneuzen and Vlissingen, a total area of 4500 hectares. Together, the two ports have an annual seaborne cargo turnover of around 30m tonne, with a further 25.5m tonne shipped in by barges. The two ports are uthorized in the petrochemical and industrial sector, as well as in the logistical handling and distribution of a wide variety of cargoes such as dry and liquid bulks, metals, cars, forest products and fresh produce.
With annual sales of $54 billion and 46,000 employees worldwide, Dow is a diversified chemical company that combines the power of science and technology with the “Human Element” to constantly improve what is essential to human progress. The company delivers a broad range of products and services to customers in around 160 countries, connecting chemistry and innovation with the priciples of sustainability to help provide everything from fresh water, food and pharmaceuticals to paints, packaging and personal care products. References to “Dow” or the “Company” mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted.
Valuepark Terneuzen, the base for chemical operations in Europe.