News Release

INEOS Styrolution equips the new Viomi super filter kettle


Shanghai, China


  • Viomi Appliance Technology selects INEOS Styrolution Luran® 368R (SAN) for its high impact resistance and its suitability for food contact    
  • Specialty styrenics as material of choice for design, durability and cost-effectiveness

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, has been selected by Viomi Appliance Technology as the thermoplastic supplier for its new Viomi super filter kettle, L1 (UV germicidal Edition), which will be launched in October 2016. Viomi Appliance Technology, the business unit of Xiaomi‘s Ecological Chain Enterprise specializing in filtered water solutions for household, had identified INEOS Styrolution’s Luran 368R as the material of choice for the clear and transparent wall of its new filter kettle. This grade offers high mechanical strength, brilliant color and is compliant with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Union (EU) food contact regulations.

Key points:

  • Material of choice for processing, design and safety: The Luran product line from INEOS Styrolution provides outstanding surface quality, excellent transparency and food contact compliance, enabling the creation of products that are aesthetically pleasant, durable and safe for daily household use. Luran 368R also exhibits practical toughness and superior processability for demanding injection molding and extrusion applications. These properties fulfill Viomi’s requirements in terms of food contact safety, aesthetics and functionality.      
  • A versatile and cost effective solution: A trusted material with excellent property retention, INEOS Styrolution’s various Luran grades are currently used in various household applications such as water filters, mixers and blenders, cosmetics jars and coffee machine water containers.


Sven Riechers, Vice President, Specialties Business Management, Asia Pacific, INEOS Styrolution: “Viomi is a growing innovative and global brand within the household industry. We are very proud that Viomi has chosen INEOS Styrolution for their new filter kettle application and we look forward to our continued partnership.”