The staff and their families have been through a very stressful and uncertain time. They have been through a hell of a week and I hope they have a much better weekend as a result of today's announcement.
They can look to the future with an optimism which was absent earlier in the week ...
There are undoubtedly lessons to be learned from this dispute but for now we should focus on the immediate success of securing the site's future.
Grangemouth owners Ineos are in last ditch talks with the workers' union, but the workforce is just one of the problems facing the plant.
Thousands of jobs are under threat after a dispute over conditions led to a shock decision to close the petrochemical site in Grangemouth.