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SPE Gold Sponsor 2022


Viva Energy is one of Australia’s leading energy companies and supplies approximately a quarter of the country’s liquid fuel requirements. It is the exclusive supplier of high-quality Shell fuels and lubricants in Australia through an extensive network of more than 1,330 service stations across the country.


Viva Energy owns and operates the strategically located Geelong Refinery in Victoria, and operates bulk fuels, aviation, bitumen, marine, chemicals and lubricants businesses supported by more than 20 terminals and 55 airports and airfields across the country.


Viva Energy is the sole manufacturer of polypropylene in Australia and Australia’s major importer of polyolefins and solutions. The Geelong based polymer manufacturing plant produces polypropylene, a base material used to produce diverse plastic products such as flexible packaging films, labels and bank note substrate, non-woven fibres, houseware and consumer products, caps and closures, rigid tubs, trays and pots, blow moulded jars and bottles, stationary and industrial sheeting, profiles and piping. Our local Market Development Laboratory provides advanced technical and product development support for our polymer products.


More information about Viva Energy can be found at www.vivaenergy.com.au

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From pouring out a glass of milk in the morning to wheeling out the recyclables on bin night, Qenos creates the building blocks that become a vital part of the things Australians do every day whether it’s at home, at work or on the land.

Qenos is a key partner to Australian manufacturers and provides industry-leading technical support and excellent customer service that includes a national distribution network and next day delivery using a fleet of containers dedicated solely to the transport of polyethylene.

Whatever type of Qenos product is needed – from Alkadyne, the premium PE100 used in pressure pipes to Alkamax, an extra tough film for food and product packaging, to Alkatuff developed for high performance in Australia’s tough environment – our customers can be sure they’re getting the very best.

Qenos is not just the driving force behind products that help make Australian lives safer, easier, cleaner and healthier. We’re becoming more and more in demand as a key importer, distributor and exporter of specialty polymers. 



More information about Qenos can be found at www.qenos.com


BASF serves key industries in the agriculture, coatings, manufacturing and mining sectors, and posted sales of about €415 million in Australia and New Zealand in 2021.


As of the end of 2021, the company had 380 employees and operated 6 production sites across Agricultural Solutions, performance products and functional materials and solutions. BASF has been active in Australia for 100 years, and about 60 years in New Zealand.


Further information is available on www.basf.com/au.

SPE Bronze Sponsor 2022


Our Masterbatch business is Australasia’s largest local manufacturer of colorants and functional additives supplying the entire plastic market. 

With more than 120,000 colours already developed, market leading technologies and a heritage involving more than 60 years in the business, we offer unrivaled colour matching and technical expertise, and will also provide the right functional additive solution for your application. In addition to our focus on Polyolefin markets we also have expertise in ABS, PET, Nylon, Acetal, Poly-carbonate   and Polystyrene polymers with new applications continually under development.

Located in three different locations in Australia, and Auckland, New Zealand, Asian Pacific Colorants can meet any requirements you may have.



More information about APColorants can be found at www.apcolorants.com


IMCD is creating a world of opportunity as a global leader in the formulation, sales and distribution of speciality chemicals and ingredients.


Leveraging our unrivalled technical expertise, broad product portfolio and application know-how, we work side-by-side with you to create the right solution to differentiate your innovation.



More information about IMCD can be found at https://www.imcdgroup.com/en/worldwide/australia