NOVA’s First Mechanical Recycling Facility

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UPDATED: July 17, 2023




“Indiana is laser-focused on building a high-tech, sustainable economy of the future, and this new mechanical recycling facility is a perfect fit for powering our circular economy. NOVA Chemicals’ and Novolex’s new operation in Connersville is a significant development for the community and the east central Indiana region, and we look forward to the impact it will have on Hoosier jobs and prosperity for years to come.” 
Brad Chambers, Indiana Secretary of Commerce

“I am pleased to partner with Indiana Economic Development Corporation and Fayette County Economic Development Group in welcoming NOVA Circular Solutions and Novolex to the City of Connersville. This addition will impact our workforce and economy immensely.”
Chad Frank, Mayor, Connersville, Indiana 

“The Board of Directors and employees of the Fayette County Industrial Development Corporation welcome NOVA Chemicals and Novolex to Connersville and Fayette County. We are very grateful to the State of Indiana, our local City and County elected officials, plus everyone else who has worked diligently to make this attraction project become a reality.”
Dan Parker, President and CEO, Fayette County Economic Development Group

“This is a tremendous investment in Connersville that will have an impact for years to come. NOVA Chemicals is an environmentally conscious business, and we are glad to have been part of this project and look forward to serving them.” 
Stan Pinegar, President, Duke Energy Indiana

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NOVA Chemicals aspires to be the leading sustainable polyethylene producer in North America. Our driving purpose is to reshape plastics for a better, more sustainable world by delivering innovative solutions that help make everyday life healthier and safer and acting as a catalyst for a low carbon, zero-plastic-waste future. NOVA Chemicals’ innovative and quality product offerings, value chain collaboration, and unique customer experience is what sets us apart; our customers use our products to create easy-to-recycle and recycled content films, packaging, and products. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security, and environmental stewardship through our commitment to Sustainability and Responsible Care®.

NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, has nearly 2,500 employees worldwide and is wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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