BP Acetyls, is the largest single producer of acetic acid and anhydride in Europe and Widnes-based Suttons will be its exclusive UK distributor. Tony McDonough reports
Liverpool city region logistics provider Suttons has secured a major deal with oil giant BP.
One of its divisions, BP Acetyls, is the largest single producer of acetic acid and anhydride in Europe and Widnes-based Suttons will be its exclusive UK distributor.
Its vehicles will transport the hazardous liquids around the country for BP Acetyls, which produces around half a million tonnes of products every year.
The agreement also sees the investment in a brand new fleet of Euro6 vehicles at the BP Acetyls site in Saltend, East Yorkshire.
Suttons Tankers managing director Michael Cundy said: “Our track record of providing a flexible, reliable, and safe service was a key factor in their decision and we will continue to focus on delivering a first class service.”
Andrew Williamson from BP Acetyls Europe added: “Suttons has proved itself as a safe and reliable partner delivering a high standard of service.
“Our relationship means we have a solid understanding of how our teams can work together to ensure continued success and that a quality product is delivered.”
Suttons operates internationally with key business centres in New Jersey, Houston, Chicago, Widnes, Antwerp, Ludwigshafen, Paris, Kuantan, Singapore, Shanghai, Tokyo and Khobar.