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Infineum’s new Global Centre of Innovation creates over 50 specialist jobs in Oxfordshire

Infineum, one of the world leaders in the formulation, manufacture and marketing of petroleum additives for fuels and lubricants, officially opened their new Global Centre of Innovation on Friday 8 November, at their Headquarters in Milton Hill.

This multi-million pound investment in their site close to Didcot, has generated more than 50 new jobs for talented chemists and engineers, to research better and more sustainable solutions in the automotive, transmissions and fuels additives business. This influx of talent provides the opportunity for Infineum to accelerate on their journey of creating a sustainable future using innovative chemistry.

The new state-of-the-art building delivers improved infrastructure that supports their technology leadership, including new laboratories for leading edge research and development, along with a variety of collaborative and agile meeting spaces, and a new restaurant for employees and visitors.

The new building has been designed with sustainability in mind and includes solar panels on the roof, a roof garden, LED lighting throughout, and water and electricity optimisation and efficiency investments.

Trevor Russell, Infineum’s Global CEO, welcomed key customers and industry partners to a networking event which enabled guests from around the world to experience the building first-hand through guided tours.

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