Cray Valley Earns ISCC PLUS Certification for Renewable Resins

Specialty chemical additives supplier Cray Valley (Paris, France) announced the extension of its ISCC PLUS certification on the Carling Saint-Avold platform in France, which enables the production and commercialization of certified renewable resins within this specialty business unit.

The Carling Saint-Avold petrochemical platform produces specialty resins as well as value-added polymers primarily intended for the automotive industry. It is also TotalEnergies’ main polystyrene production site in Europe. 

To accelerate in the circular economy, the platform aims to develop the use of feedstocks obtained by processing bio-based or advanced recycling materials. These certified sustainable entrants allow for the production polymers with identical properties to virgin polymers and a significantly reduced environmental impact, according to the group.

ISCC PLUS (international sustainability and carbon certification), a globally applicable certification system, ensures traceability and secures custody through a mass-balance approach along the value chain, ranging from feedstock to the final product.

“We are very proud to continue to develop the resins business in Carling,” says Stéphanie Bouzet, vice president of Cray Valley. “Indeed, through ISCC PLUS, our product portfolio made in Carling and commercialized under specialty resins brands such as Ricon , Krasol, and Cleartack are now available as certified renewable resins. This will accelerate our automotive and adhesives customers transition towards more environmentally responsible products.”

“This certification will allow us to meet the market’s growing demand for more low-carbon solutions,” adds Corinne Loigerot, director of the Carling Saint-Avold platform. “It reaffirms the commitment of the Carling platform to contribute to TotalEnergies’ ambition of producing 30% circular polymers by 2030.”

Source: Cray Valley,