Methanex New Zealand
Methanex is the worlds largest producer of methanol and the only producer in New Zealand, based in the Taranaki region.
– 2.4 million tonnes per year from three sites in Taranaki.
– Exporting to key markets in China, Japan and Korea.
– 200 direct and 3000 indirect employees.
– Emergency Response Team using Styx Mill 111X Structural Fire Suits
Methanol is an essential ingredient used to produce hundreds of everyday industrial and consumer items. To make methanol, Methanex owns and operates three plants in Taranaki: two at Motunui and one in the Waitara Valley near New Plymouth. Methanex operates on-site Emergency Response Teams that develop pre-planned response exercises and train on a regular basis.