Repsol to Create Spain’s First High Impact Polymer Plant

Repsol to Create Spain’s First High Impact Polymer Plant
The Repsol Tarragona plant Credit: Repsol

AS oil companies prepare for the inevitable phasing out of petrol and diesel, so they are looking for alternatives ways of using their product in a way which significantly reduces harmful emissions.

Spanish giant Repsol is to invest €32 million in creating Spain’s first plant able to produce high impact resistance polymers.

It will be based in an existing factory in Tarragona and because of its lightness yet strength upon impact the product is very useful in the automotive industry for bumpers and door panels.



Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.

Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.

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