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About Ethydco / Company Overview


The Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Company (ETHYDCO) is an Egyptian joint stock company established on January, 16th, 2011 under Egyptian investment law with total investment cost of US $ 1.9 Billion.

ETHYDCO’s petrochemicals complex is the largest in Egypt and Africa, implemented with the latest state of art technology to be a leading provider of advanced and high quality products (Linear Low & High Density Polyethylene, Polybutadiene).


ETHYDCO, in the first half of year 2018, obtained the following International Certificates:

  • ISO 9001:2015 Certificate (Quality Management System)
  • ISO 14001:2015 Certificate (Environmental Management System)
  • OHSAS 18001:2007 Certificate (Occupational Safety and Health Management System)
  • ISO 50001:2011 Certificate (Energy Management System)


Moreover, Total Quality Management Systems General Department is making great efforts with cooperation of concerned departments to qualify the company to obtain:

ISO 17025:2017 (General requirements for the efficiency of testing and calibration laboratories)

ISO 26000:2010 (Social Responsibility)


Production Plants

1- Ethylene & Butadiene Plant

Capacity : 460 KTA
LicensorLummus  - USA
EPC Contractor :  Toyo – Japan

Capacity : 20 KTA
LicensorLummus  - USA 
EPC Contractor :  Toyo – Japan

2- Polyethylene Plant

Capacity:  400 KTA (2x200 KTA)
Licensor :  Univation – USA
EPC Contractor: Toyo - Japan


3- Butadiene Derivatives Plant

Capacity :  36 KTA
Licensor :  Versalis – Italy


4- Utility Plant

EPC Contractor : ENPPI – Egypt




Integration with Sister Companies:



Ethydco Shareholder Structure:








Al Ahly Capital Holding


National Investment Bank


Banque Misr


Nasser social bank