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Borouge, leading provider of innovative plastics solutions, and Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, will present their cutting-edge innovations, significant investments and dedication to sustainability at the global plastics exhibition, K 2010, in Düsseldorf from October 27 until November 3.


Borouge and Borealis are among the world’s largest players in the plastics industry and backed by their committed owners, they are working in partnership to provide the global plastics conversion markets with access to pioneering technologies, excellent service and innovative products across a wide range of applications. Borealis is owned by the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) and OMV, and Borouge is a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Borealis.


“Borouge is currently tripling its annual manufacturing capacity of polyethylene and polypropylene to two million tonnes, thereby laying the foundations to be a major supplier of innovative plastics solutions to the Middle East and Asian plastics industry”, says Craig Halgreen, Borouge and Borealis Vice President for Global Communications. “With the high growth rates of these markets and an increasing number of converters from this region visiting the K Fair in Germany, we will be able to further develop the partnerships with our customers. In addition to increasing our production capacity, we are investing in our sales and marketing organisation, innovation capability and supply chain infrastructure, paving the way to be an innovative, responsive and reliable supplier for the future.”


For the first time NOVA Chemicals, a leading producer of plastics and chemicals will join Borouge and Borealis at the K 2010 fair. Together, the three independent companies will share a stand in hall 6 at stand A43.




For further information, please contact:

Craig Halgreen, Vice President, Global Communications, Borouge
Tel.  +971 2 6070807,
Katinka Brodahl, Trade Media Relations, Borouge

Tel.  +65 63114252,


About Borouge

Borouge is a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions. A joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), one of the world’s major oil companies, and Austrian based Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and plastics solutions, the company’s footprint reaches across the Middle East, Asia Pacific, the Indian sub-continent and Africa. Established in 1998, Borouge employs approximately 1,400 people, has customers in 50 countries and its headquarters are in Abu Dhabi in the UAE and Singapore.

Building on the unique Borstar® technology and their experience in polyolefins for more than 50 years, Borealis and Borouge provide innovative, value creating plastics solutions for the infrastructure (pipe systems, and power and communication cables), automotive and advanced packaging markets.

Today Borealis and Borouge manufacture 4 million tonnes of polyolefins (polyethylene and polypropylene) per year. Borouge is currently tripling its polyolefins manufacturing capacity to 2 million tonnes per year (t/y) by mid-2010 and an additional 2.5 million t/y is scheduled for 2013. The companies continue to invest to ensure that their customers throughout the value chain, across the globe, can always rely on product quality, consistency and security of supply.

Borouge and Borealis are committed to the principles of Responsible Care® and proactively contribute to addressing the world’s water and sanitation challenges through their Water for the World™ initiative.


Learn more about

Borouge at

Borealis at

Water for the World at


Borstar is a trademark of Borealis A/S.  Shaping the Future with Plastics is a trademark of Borealis A/S.


Attchments :
2010 06 30 Borouge and Borealis create new horizons at K2010_AR.pdf    
2010 06 30 Borouge and Borealis create new horizons at K2010_CN.pdf    
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