Excursion to LyondellBasell (May 8-9, 2023)

The iRTG of SFB/TRR 102 will arrange an excursion to LyondellBasell at Industriepark Frankfurt-Höchst on May 8/9, 2023. Members of the iRTG of Martin Luther University and Leipzig University will get an insight into laboratory, processing and production facilities of Basell in Frankfurt on May 9. Accommodation will be provided by the SFB/TRR 102, travel is individually by train.

About the plant Frankfurt-Höchst

At Höchst LyondellBasell, polyethylene is produced for use in the pharmaceutical and food ­industries, as well as for films and other packaging. The company markets plastic from Frankfurt under the trade names Hostalen and Purell. In addition, LyondellBasell manufactures a catalyst for the production of polyethylene at the Höchst Industrial Park. The research department of the company operates at the chemical and physical laboratories and test and pilot plants at the site, for the development of polyethylene and catalysts for polyethylene production. 


Preliminary travel information (May 8-9, 2023)

Group size: max. 10

May 8 (Monday)
  • individual travel to Frankfurt (ca. 3 h by train)
  • arrival in the afternoon/evening
  • accommodation (in single rooms) in Frankfurt will be provided by SFB
May 9 (Tuesday)

9.00 arrival at plant
16.00 departure
ca. 20-21 arrival in Halle/Leipzig by train

Visiting program

  • introduction of company
  • career options and information for polymer scientists at LyondellBasell
  • visit production site
  • visit technical center
  • visit of lab Polymer Physics and Characterization


Registration is closed. If you want to be added to the waiting list, please write a mail to sfb-trr-102-office@physik.uni-halle.de .

In case of questions please contact:

Dr. Ann-Kristin Flieger
Von-Danckelmann-Platz 4
06120 Halle (Saale)
email: sfb-trr-102-office@physik.uni-halle.de