, Huntsman Pigments senior vice president, said: "This is really great news and a massive vote of confidence in the workforce at Greatham and the entire chemical industry here on Teesside.
Bob Coxon - Centre for Process Innovation; Wayne Barnacal
- Huntsman; Roger Kilburn - Johnson Matthey Catalysts; Paul Londesborough - GlaxoSmithKline; Subhash Chaudhary - Avecia; Richard Smith - Oxford Chemicals; John O'Neill - Huntsman; Paul Bartlett - AdvanSA; Paul Gavens - SembCorp Utilities; Douglas Annan - Invista; Tony Birch - BASF; David Hopkins - Terra Nitrogen; Philip Bailey - Lucite International and Colin Harrison - Uniqema.
The team members are: Ian Shott, of Excelsyn; Wayne Barnacal
, of Huntsman; Martin Inskip, of Merck Sharp & Dohme; Roger Kilburn, of Johnson Matthey Catalysts; Paul Londesborough, of GlaxoSmithKline; Subhash Chaudhary, of Avecia; Richard Smith, of Oxford Chemicals; Colin Seller, of Pfizer; John E O'Neill, of Huntsman; Paul Bartlett, of AdvanSA; Paul Gavens, of SembCorp Utilities; Douglas Annan, of Invista; Tony Birch, of BASF; David Hopkins, of Terra Nitrogen; Philip J Bailey, of Lucite International; and Colin Harrison, of Uniqema.
Fellow Middlesbrough company SBV Fabrication and Site Services won the award for Most Improved Safety Performance - both presented by Wayne Barnacal
, vice-president of manufacturing and technology for Huntsman.
Around 60pc of the chemical industry's product range relies on chlorine in one way or another as a building block for its processes - Wayne Barnacal
, chairman of the Teesside Chemical Initiative commenting on a pounds 50m Government grant for chlorine manufacturer Ineos Chlor at Runcorn, which it is said will underpin 1,000 chemical sector jobs in the North-east.