HIP-Petrohemija JSC, is the largest producer of petrochemicals in the Republic of Serbia and an important company within chemical industry of Southeastern Europe.
With its registered seat in Pancevo, its manufacturing facilities occupy 241 ha in industrial zone of Pancevo, in Elemir near Zrenjanin and Crepaja near Pancevo.
In the integrated petrochemical complex HIP-Petrohemija, currently it is possible to produce more than six hundred thousand tons of petrochemicals a year.
The production starts in Pancevo, in seven manufacturing and service facilities, with laboratories and the necessary supporting services. Here the production process of ethylene with co-products and polyethylene HIPLEX® and HIPTEN® takes place. Polyethylene Pipes and Fittings Plant is also situated in Pancevo.
In Elemir near Zrenjanin, in the Synthetic Rubber Plant, a co-product from Pancevo - C4-fractions, is used as a raw material. Through its processing is generated 1,3-butadiene monomer, and then polymer – a synthetic styrene-butadiene rubber HIPREN®. On this site is also produced methyl-tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE), an additive for motor fuel. For the production of MTBE, a raw material raffinate 1 is used, a residue after processing C4-fractions.
In Crepaja near Pancevo is Polyethylene Compounds Plant, where a high density polyethylene produced in a factory in Pancevo is used as the raw material.
Polymeric products HIPTEN ®, HIPLEX ® and HIPREN ® are intended for plastic and rubber processors, and they are integrated in a large number of everyday objects, making life a better, safer and more comfortable.
Basic products that are not processed in HIP-Petrohemija (propylene, pyrolytic oil, pyrolytic gasoline) are the starting point for many other purposes in the chemical and processing industry.
Business activities of HIP-Petrohemija encompass a long period of almost four decades. With outstanding experience in the application of modern technology and with the continuous processes and products improvement, the company has established firm positions on domestic and international markets.
More than 80% of its revenue HIP-Petrohemija generates through export, with its main markets in the neighboring countries and the European Union.
For years, HIP-Petrohemija is among the leading Serbian exporters according to the generated revenue, participating in the total annual Serbian export with 2 to 4 percent.