Humber Chemical Focus
HCF Ltd is a not-for-profit industry led partnership supporting the strategic industries in the Humber region.
Created in 1999 to support the development of the £6 billion Humber chemical and chemistry using sectors, HCF now boasts over 100 members and partners drawn from across the process, energy and renewable sectors, their associated supply chains, regional and national government agencies and local authorities, including all four Humber local authorities.
Based at the world renowned CATCH training facility in North East Lincolnshire, HCF has extensive links to other local engineering and supply chain networks including the ConCom and Pre-Qual schemes. HCF also maintains a wide range of working relationships with similar and equivalent network organisations, trade associations and professional bodies across the UK.
Working across the private and public sectors HCF runs capital and business support programmes, network groups, skills programmes, conferences, events and publications aimed at encouraging best practice, knowledge exchange and business excellence.
In the last few years HCF has expanded its work into the renewable, bio-energy and industrial bio-technology sectors.