We're ideally located in the North East of England, where a large proportion of the UK’s process industries are based.
The North East has:
- 58% of the petrochemical industry
- 35% of the pharmaceuticals industry
- a major proportion of the UK’s fine and speciality chemical industry
This sector is the UK’s highest exporter (£31.8bn/pa), with the North East exporting £4.5bn.
It is the North East’s largest industrial sector generating over £10 billion (over 30%) of the region’s GDP. It employs over 35,000 people.
We have a number of Associate Members from the bioprocessing industry. These are linked from the logos below.