Shell’s Shell Polymers is one of the largest economic development projects in the U.S. Once complete, our world-class petrochemical complex will have the capacity to produce 3.3 billion pounds of ethylene annually.

Shell Polymers is giving you manufacturing you can believe in because we have a history of dependable production.

Shell currently produces over 500,000 tons of polyethylene per year through the CSPC Nanhai petrochemicals joint venture in China.

Each year, we supply more than 18 million tons of petrochemicals to around 1,000 major industrial customers worldwide. Our products are trusted to make numerous everyday items, from clothing and cars to detergents and bicycle helmets.

Shell Chemicals’ plants produce a range of base chemicals, including ethylene, propylene and aromatics, as well as intermediate chemicals such as styrene monomer, propylene oxide, solvents, detergent alcohols, ethylene oxide and ethylene glycol. Shell has the capacity to produce over 6 million tons of ethylene a year.

With this level of knowledge and experience in chemical production, you can believe that Shell’s latest manufacturing project, Shell Polymers, will follow in the tradition of creating products you can trust.

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Why We Chose Pennsylvania

Shell Polymers chose Pennsylvania for our new world-scale petrochemical facility because it is easily accessible to current manufacturers and because we believe in building up local communities like the Monaca Community by providing jobs and donating to local schools.

The Shell Polymers Difference

Shell Polymers has built a team of diverse and passionate industry pioneers who believe in putting people first. Combined with a new facility, innovative tools, and the backing of Royal Dutch Shell, Shell Polymers is equipped to bring you an unrivaled customer experience.