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Who we are

Industrias Químicas del Óxido de Etileno (henceforth “IQOXE”) belongs to CL Grupo  Industrial.

IQOXE is a petrochemical company specialised in the production of ethylene oxide, glycols and ethylene oxide derivatives located in the petrochemical estate of Tarragona.

IQOXE is currently the only producer of ethylene oxide in Spain with an installed capacity of 140,000 tons/year. A total of 50% of the production is used to manufacture glycol, one of the main raw materials used for the production of PET polymers.

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Main applications of the products manufactured by IQOXE:

Ethylene oxide Glycols, Ethoxylate derivatives (Detergents)
MEG Polyester fibre, PET, Polyester resins, Polyester,  Antifreeze fluids,
DEG Resins, Plasticisers, Dehumidifyers
PEG Screen liquids, Ceramic additives, Pharmaceutical products, Cosmetics
Polyols Polyurethane foams


Installed Capacity
Ehtylene oxide 140,000 tons/year (50% internal consumption)
Glycols 95,000 tons/year
Derivatives 30,000 / 50,000 tons/year (depending on the product’s mix)



Contact Us

    Ctra. Nacional 340
    43006 La Canonja
    Tarragona (España)
  • Phone : (+ 34) 977 55 60 15
  • FAX : (+ 34) 977 54 23 03