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11/10/2011

 

Borouge, a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, demonstrated its innovative compounded polypropylene (PP) grades at the 2011 China Household Electrical Appliance Technical Conference held in Hangzhou from November 03 to 04, 2011.

 

During the conference, Russell Tew, Marketing Manager of Film & Moulding Business Unit in Borouge, delivered an introductory presentation in which he underlined Borouge’s leadership in providing specialty PP resins to the appliance and white goods industry, helping it deliver durable end-products that add convenience and comfort to people's everyday lives.

 

“Our long experience in plastics technology for Appliances ensure that customers in the entire value chain can depend on high quality materials that meet the toughest requirements, including high impact and temperature resistance, high stiffness, and strong aesthetic properties,” says Russell Tew.

 

Russell Tew at China Appliance Conference 2011

 

Borouge’s Technical Manager for Film & Moulding, Ryan Zhang introduced the conference participants to the technical properties and specifications of Borouge’s compounded PP grades such as FS65T20 and GD367WGC. He said that FS65T20 PP ensures very good mechanical and processing properties. The material has been successfully used in a wide range of white goods such as washing machines and dish washers, as well as small appliances like vacuum cleaners.

 

On the other hand, GD367WGC grade is recognized with its excellent balance of mechanical properties and processing ability and it is perfect for low warpage. This material has been successfully used in demanding applications such as an air conditioners fan to replace glass fiber filled AS and ABS which significantly reduces material cost by more than 10%. 

 

“Haier and Midea companies are currently using our compounded PP grades including FS65T20 and GD367WGC materials which were developed by our team to offer Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) with high quality innovative solutions that help them remain cost effective and ensure significant savings by replacing metal components with reliable plastics ones in the white goods appliances,” Zhang comments.

 

Customer impressed by innovative plastics solutions from Borouge

 

Borouge’s FS65T20 and GD367WGC PP grades, along with other grades that have strongly contributed in replacing principal metal parts of different kinds of white appliances with plastics parts that have proved their significant features of durability, high heat stabilisation, high impact, stiffness balance as well as efficiency.

 

A joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), one of the world’s major oil and gas companies, and Austria based Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions; Borouge is a groundbreaking international partnership at the forefront of the next generation of plastics innovation. Borouge provides innovative, value creating plastics solutions for the infrastructure (pipe systems, and power and communication cables), automotive and advanced packaging markets. It serves customers in more than 50 countries across the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Indian sub-continent and Africa.

 

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For further information, please contact:

Craig Halgreen, Vice President, Global Communications, Borouge
Tel.  +971 2 6070807, craig.halgreen@borouge.com
Maggie Chen, Communications Manager, Borouge

Tel.  +86 21 6137 6805, Email: maggie.chen@borouge.com

 

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 and gas companies, and Austria based Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, Borouge is a groundbreaking international partnership at the forefront of the next generation of plastics innovation.

 

Borouge has its headquarters in the United Arab Emirates and Singapore, employs approximately 1,600 people representing more than 40 nationalities and serves customers in more than 50 countries across the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Indian sub-continent and Africa.

 

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

 

In 2010 Borouge tripled its annual production capacity in Abu Dhabi to 2 million tonnes and an additional 2.5 million tonnes per year will be introduced by mid-2014 to create the world’s largest integrated polyolefins plant. Borouge is also investing in plants and logistics hubs in Asia and an Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi. Today Borouge and Borealis have a manufacturing capacity of over 5.4 million tonnes of polyethylene and polypropylene annually. Focused on Value Creation through Innovation they ensure that their customers throughout the value chain, around the world, can always rely on superior products and security of supply.

 

Borouge is committed to the principles of Responsible Care® and together with Borealis proactively contributes towards addressing the world’s water and sanitation challenges through their Water for the World™ initiative.

 

 Visit www.borouge.com and see how we are Shaping the Future with Plastics.

 

Learn more about

Borouge at www.borouge.com

Borealis at www.borealisgroup.com

Water for the World at www.waterfortheworld.net 

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