Member companies

The European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers (ECVM) represents the six leading PVC resin producers in Europe, accounting for around 75% of the PVC resin manufactured in Europe.


Ercros is an industrial group with a hundred-year tradition and diversified into three business areas: Chlorine Derivatives Division, Intermediate Chemicals Division and Pharmaceuticals Division. It is a leading company in the main markets in which it operates and exports almost half of its sales to more than 103 countries, mainly in the EU.

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Formed on 1 July 2015, INOVYN is a vinyls producer that ranks among the top three worldwide. With an annual turnover in excess of €3.5 billion, INOVYN has more than 4,300 employees and manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in eight countries across Europe. Our portfolio consists of an extensive range of class leading products arranged across General Purpose Vinyls, Specialty Vinyls, Organic Chlorine Derivatives, Chlor Alkali and Electrochemical & Vinyls Technologies. Annual production volumes are in excess of 40 million tonnes.

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Shin-Etsu PVC is part of Shin-Etsu Chemical Ltd., world leader in the production of PVC. Production in the Netherlands takes place at two modern plants. The Botlek Business Park plant produces vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), the raw material for the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC production takes place at our Pernis site.

Performance, quality, innovation, environment, and safety are pivotal to our work. We have customers all over Europe. They process our PVC into piping systems, window frames, cables, floor coverings, and even in super-fast sports cars.

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For more than 65 years, PVC has been produced in Marl. VESTOLIT operates in Marl the largest fully integrated PVC (polyvinylchloride) production plants in Europe, with a capacity of 400,000 tonnes PVC and approx. 1 million tonnes of monomer products per year. Starting from the raw materials ethylene and salt, all production steps are based at one location. This composite structure enables an optimal and highly efficient interaction of energy production, raw material transport and services.

We offer our customers a wide range of PVC pastes and thermoplastic PVC as well as a variety of basic chemical products for a wide variety of industries and industrial applications. Furthermore, we provide a unique added value by supporting our customers with technical solutions for their PVC-processing. Our customers also benefit from a broad spectrum of logistics solutions.

Since December 2014 VESTOLIT belongs to the Orbia group.

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Vinnolit GmbH & Co. KG, a Westlake company, is one of the leading PVC manufacturers in Europe and, worldwide, is a market and technical leader in specialty PVC.

National and international activities of Vinnolit are managed from Ismaning, near Munich. Production sites are in Burghausen, Gendorf, Cologne and Knapsack. With 1,400 staff, Vinnolit has an annual turnover of ca. € 900 million. Managing Directors are Albert Yuan Chao, M. Steven Bender, Roger Kearns and Dr. Karl-Martin Schellerer. The Westlake Group employs around 9,400 staff and had a turnover of approximately $ 7.5 billion in 2020.

Vinnolit produces and markets a wide range of PVC products suitable for all kinds of PVC applications, e.g. in the building & construction sector, in the automotive industry or in the medical sector. Whether the PVC is for flooring, wall covering, window profiles, pipes, rigid film, technical coatings, automotive sealants, cable sheathing or medical applications, Vinnolit is able to offer a suitable solution.

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Vynova is a leading European PVC and chlor-alkali company. We operate production sites in five countries and have 1,500 employees, realising an annual turnover of more than 1 billion euros. Our products play a key role in manufacturing numerous industrial products and consumer goods that improve our quality of life.

Established in 2015, Vynova is the chlor-vinyls platform of the International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG). Although we are a young company, we possess decades of expertise gained under the umbrella of major international chemical groups.

Our product offerings are comprised of multiple grades of suspension PVC (S-PVC), KOH and other potassium derivatives, caustic soda (NaOH) and sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl).

As a responsible manufacturer, we embrace sustainability and act with respect for the environment and the communities in which we operate. Our network of manufacturing sites includes plants in Tessenderlo (Belgium), Wilhelmshaven (Germany), Mazingarbe (France), Beek (the Netherlands), Runcorn (UK) and Thann (France).

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