people · 6/3/2019

Bilfinger Industrial Services Nederland receives Neste’s contractor safety award 2018

Neste Corporation, Press Release, 3 June 2019 at 3.30 pm. (EET)

Neste rewards annually a contractor that has improved its safety practices, has not compromised on safety in its operations, and has performed its work with a high level of quality and safety.

This year the award is granted to Bilfinger Industrial Services Nederland B.V. for its continuous efforts to promote positive safety mindset across the organization and excellent performance in fulfilling operational safety requirements.

“Safety is a top priority for us, and we have placed the well-being and safety of everyone at the heart of our operations. Thus, we monitor the company’s safety development with the same accuracy as our financial performance. With the safety award we want to reward excellent safety performance and encourage our contractors to strive towards zero injuries and incidents. We are extremely happy to have responsible contractors such as Bilfinger Industrial Services Nederland B.V. They ensure everyone can return home in good health after a safe working day”, says Peter Vanacker, President and CEO of Neste.

This is the fifth time Neste safety award has been granted for a responsible contractor. Bilfinger Industrial Services Nederland B.V has provided services for Neste with zero injuries or incidents. The company specializes in scaffolding, insulation and painting services at Neste’s Rotterdam refinery. Bilfinger Industrial Services Nederland has promoted positive safety culture across the organization with a comprehensive safety training program and responsive follow-up on Neste’s Life Saving Rules. As a result, the company has excellent performance in safety statistics.

Neste Corporation

Kaisa Lipponen,

Director, Corporate Communications

Further information:

Ari Palmroos, HSE Director, Neste, tel. +358 10 458 0639, ari.palmroos(at)

Jari Mäntylä, Procurement Director, Neste, tel. +358 10 458 2697

Norbert Denninghoff, HSEQ Manager, Neste Netherlands, tel. +31 (0)181 354 102, norbert.denninghoff(at)

Jeroen van der Drift, Manager Operations, Bilfinger Industrial Services, +31 (0)6 13756580, jeroen.van.der.drift(at)

Neste in brief

Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki) creates sustainable solutions for transport, business, and consumer needs. Our wide range of renewable products enable our customers to reduce climate emissions. We are the world's largest producer of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues, introducing renewable solutions also to the aviation and plastics industries. We are also a technologically advanced refiner of high-quality oil products. We want to be a reliable partner with widely valued expertise, research, and sustainable operations. In 2018, Neste's revenue stood at EUR 14.9 billion. In 2019, Neste placed 3rd on the Global 100 list of the most sustainable companies in the world. Read more: