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The Runcorn Energy Recovery Facility is a joint venture comprising INOVYN, John Laing and Viridor. The facility is operated by Viridor.


INOVYN is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. It comprises 15 businesses each with a major chemical company heritage. Its production network spans 51 manufacturing facilities in 11 countries throughout the world. 

INOVYN is a 50/50 Joint Venture that combines the respective chlorvinyls activities of INEOS and Solvay. The combination, formed in July 2015, has created a PVC producer that ranks among the top three worldwide. It builds on the strengths of both our companies’ industrial assets; the skills of our teams; and the complementarity of our geographical presence in order to enhance competitiveness.

John Laing

John Laing Plc is a leading international infrastructure investor and asset manager, principally for the public sector.  By combining its skill in the management of development risk; project financing; and asset management and operations with those of its chosen partners and the project supply chain, it has built an enviable reputation as a market leader in privately financed infrastructure.  John Laing’s key target sectors include waste; renewable energy; roads and rail; health; and social infrastructure (including schools and social housing), focusing on markets in North America, the UK, Continental Europe and the Asia Pacific region.


 Viridor is one of the UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies.  Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. 

Viridor works with more than 150 Local Authorities making the most out of waste by delivering advanced recycling, composting, Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) management, Energy from Waste (EfW) treatment, waste transfer operations and landfill disposal services.
Each year Viridor transforms over two million tonnes of materials into high quality recyclate, and yet more into over 760 gigawatt hours of renewable energy (enough to power 330,000 homes).  In total it safely manages over eight million tonnes of recyclables and waste materials for customers from all sectors across the UK.

Employing over 3,200 people, Viridor strives to be an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable business. All sites and services are operated under the Company’s business management system incorporating the highest environmental, quality and health and safety standards.