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5/15/2012

 

HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of the Sharjah Executive Council (SEC), highlighted the leading role played by Borouge in cementing the petrochemicals and plastics industry in the UAE, while visiting the Company’s stand at Plastivision Arabia 2012 Conference and Exhibition held at Expo Centre Sharjah from May 14-17.

 

HH Sheikh Abdullah was briefed about the innovative, value creating plastics solutions that Borouge provide for infrastructure applications, automotives and advanced packaging including film, fibre and moulding materials. He hailed Borouge’s achievements in supporting the national petrochemicals industry as one of the nation’s leading and successful companies which became a global supplier of polymers with huge investments inside the UAE and abroad.

 

“We are pleased to participate as a platinum sponsor in this exhibition that provides an opportunity for over 800 plastics convertors in the UAE to meet and share knowledge and experience with regional and international plastics producers, convertors,  buyers and end-users,” said Hussain Sultan Lootah Senior Vice President for Middle East Africa at Borouge. “This gathering provides a good opportunity to meet our potential customers, explore new promising markets and reinforce our position as a leading provider of plastics solutions.”

 

World leading plastics suppliers are showcasing their products to the fast growing regional markets during the Plastivision Arabia and ArabiaMold 2012 events offering an unrivalled opportunity to strike sourcing deals, share technological know-how and provide the latest developments in the field of plastics and moulding.

 

Established in 1998, Borouge is a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) 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.

 

HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of the Sharjah Executive Council (SEC), in a group photo with the Indian Ambassador to the UAE and Borouge representatives in front of Borouge stand at Plastivision Arabia 2012 exhibition in Sharjah.

 

 

Hisham Abdulla Abbas Borouge’s Board Member, presenting a gift to HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of the Sharjah Executive Council (SEC), during his visit to Borouge’s stand at Plastivision Arabia 2012 exhibition in Sharjah

 

 

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For further information, please contact:

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


Adel Al Fahim, Regional Communications Manager, Borouge

Tel. +9712 6070805, adel.alfahim@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.

 

With its base in the United Arab Emirates and Marketing & Sales head office in Singapore, Borouge employs approximately 1,700 people representing more than 40 nationalities and serving 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 infrastructure (pipe systems, and power and communication cables), automotives and advanced packaging.

 

In 2010 Borouge tripled its annual production capacity in Abu Dhabi to 2 million tonnes and together with Borealis has an annual manufacturing capacity of over 5.4 million tonnes of polyethylene and polypropylene. The current Borouge 3 expansion project will be completed at the end of 2013 resulting in an additional capacity of 2.5 million tonnes per year (t/y) being fully operational by mid-2014. Borouge is also investing in plants and logistics hubs in Asia and an Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi. Focused on our company mission, Value Creation through Innovation, we ensure that our 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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