Bilfinger UK and Innospec agree extension for Ellesmere Port contract


Bilfinger UK has secured a two-year contract extension with global chemicals manufacturer Innospec to deliver maintenance and engineering services at its plant in Ellesmere Port.

The business will provide mechanical and electrical engineering, scaffolding, insulation, painting, instrumentation, asbestos removal and facilities maintenance services within the agreement, which represents a continuation of a 20-year relationship with Innospec. 

The contract, which employs 80 Bilfinger UK employees across the site, will be delivered under the firm’s Engineering and Maintenance service line. 

Phill Maurer, Managing Director at Bilfinger UK, said: "Innospec’s operations at Ellesmere Port are vital to the UK economy and preventative maintenance is key to ensuring the plant is safe, reliable to continue to work to exacting engineering standards. We have a proven track record of delivering these services across key infrastructure and look forward to continuing our relationship with Innospec as the company drives forward a strategy of continuous improvement to deliver a sustainable future for the Ellesmere Port site.”

Bilfinger UK delivers unified, multidisciplinary support to its partners, driving new efficiencies and reducing cost across the whole lifecycle of their assets. Its services include design and build, automated control and electrical systems, installation, commissioning, and operations and maintenance.  

Innospec is a global specialty chemicals company with manufacturing plants, research centres and additional facilities in twenty-three countries. The company provides chemicals, additives and formulations for markets including agrochemicals, construction, fuel, home care, metal extraction, oilfield, personal care, and polymers and waxes.