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6/14/2012

Borouge, a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, announced their exclusive sponsorship for the UAE Olympic Team’s preparation camps and matches in Europe prior to their participation in the upcoming 2012 Olympic Games in London. The sponsorship is fulfilled in collaboration with the UAE Football Association and comes in line with Borouge’s continuous support to UAE national sports activities and commitment to its corporate social responsibility.

 

Upon their successful and first time qualification in the finals ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the UAE Olympic Team decides to organize training and preparation camps in Switzerland and Austria from June 17 to July 20, 2012. As one of the first supporters to the UAE National and Olympic Teams, Borouge decided to sponsor the team’s external camps in Europe as a contribution of support and motivation to help the UAE Olympic football champions to secure outstanding accomplishments in London.

 

UAE Football Logo

 

“We feel proud to exclusively sponsor the preparation camps and matches that the UAE Olympic Team is holding in Europe,” said Abdulaziz Alhajri CEO of Abu Dhabi Polymers Company (Borouge). “These champions are a pride of our nation and through their training and well preparation we are sure they will face other international teams with confidence and score goals and win matches, adding more points to their honourable sports record.”

 

Alhajri pointed out that the UAE Olympic Team consists of a well structured squad who established themselves as a ‘dream team’ for being well trained and showing an outstanding level of harmony and determination to win. He wishes the UAE Olympic Team the best luck in their training and preparation matches anticipating that such a strong team would certainly achieve excellent results in the main matches of the London Olympic Games. He extended his thanks to the president of the UAE Football Association, the team’s coach and the players for having the opportunity to contribute to their success.   

 

Borouge was established in 1998 as a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Austria based Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions. It is a groundbreaking international partnership at the forefront of the next generation of plastics innovation.

 

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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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