ESIG training : introduction to solvents

Introduction to solvents

This introductory course to the solvents industry is designed for newcomers in the solvents sector and other professionals looking to ‘refresh’ their knowledge about solvents. This course is useful to those in commercial or administrative areas, and is given together with the UK-based Solvents Industry Association (SIA). The course is purposely kept small to encourage interaction and ensure dynamic discussions. Register now to secure your place.


  • The history of solvents
  • An introduction to petrochemicals and solvents
  • Where solvents come from
  • Types of solvents
  • Choosing the right solvent
  • Solvent end-uses and applications
  • Regulations related to solvents
  • Transport and packaging
  • Product stewardship across the supply chain

Contact person

For more information, please contact:
Véronique Schoune, ESIG
Tel: +32 2 676 7269

Practical information

Next Training : Tuesday, 23rd May 2017  (from 10:00 to 15:30)

Location : Sasol Germany GmbH Anckelmannsplatz 1 – DE-20537 Hamburg

Fee : The fee for this one-day course (including lunch/drinks & training material) is supported by ESIG  for ESIG members, and amounts to €250 for non-ESIG members. Travel costs are not included in the fee.

Deadline for registration: Please note that places will be given on a first come, first served basis.
Places are limited so registration to be received no later than Friday, 21st April 2017

Language : Trainings are typically conducted in English.

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