INEOS ChlorVinyls has been shortlisted for business of the year in Halton Business and Tourism Awards 2014.

The company has exported more than 140,000 tonnes of product to more than 50 countries last year.

Their Runcorn customer services team prides itself on providing a world class customer service.

Toni Coppock export excellence manager said: ”We are constantly looking to develop and grow our export business whilst never deviating from our number one priority of safety, customer service and adherence to regulatory compliance.

"The success of Ineos in markets across the world is a direct result of the vast experience and knowledge present across the different functional areas of our business.

“To win this award would further assist in raising the INEOS profile as a world class exporter."

She said Ineos ChlorVinyl, which employs 1,200 people in Runcorn, is at the heart of Europe’s chemical industry.

She added: “Our products help to keep water safe to drink, households free from bacteria, medicines and hospital at the forefront of research and technology and people in touch with computers and moblile phones.”

Winners will be announced at a gala dinner at The Holiday Inn in Runcorn on Friday, April 11.