Dhr C. van Dongen - Plant Manager Akzo Nobel

"Almost good is not good enough"

On August 30th, 2013 AkzoNobel announced to end chemical production at Deventer, The Netherlands. Site Deventer produces dangerous chemicals (organic peroxides) and is an Seveso (BRZO) classified location. The production is being phased out and moved to other sites in Europe, North America and China over the period 2013-2016. The Deventer site’s Research, Development & Innovation center will remain operational. The main ongoing activities are:

  • Continue production of organic peroxides
  • Execution of projects to stop production in various units and to transfer equipment to other AkzoNobel locations
  • To disentangle the RD&I part of the Location from the Manufacturing part of the of the Location

A safe and sustainable execution of these activities requires the right attention for the pertinent HSE aspects.

"Paltrock employee Jet van der Steen is providing the required HSE support. In a structured and professional way Jet is helping the organization to stay focused on the HSE and compliance aspects of all these activities. “Almost good’’ is not good enough. Things need to remain perfect.