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Mark J. S. Tonkens joins Borealis Executive Board

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces the appointment of Mark J. S. Tonkens as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Executive Board effective 1 November 2014. He succeeds Daniel J. Shook who has decided to pursue career opportunities outside Borealis. Read more…

Engineering lightweight solutions for the global automotive industry

Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions, announce the introduction of several new and upgraded material solutions engineered to enable the automotive industry to achieve greater cost efficiency, higher performance and improved sustainability in vehicle components. The new lightweight grades FibremodTM WE380HP and DaplenTM EE058AI are representative of Borealis and Borouge’s commitment to offering new and multi-faceted solutions to automotive OEMS around the globe and will be showcased in October at the IZB 2014 in Wolfsburg, Germany, along with a Brazilian premiere grade. Read more…

Borealis and Borouge presence at CPhI Worldwide signals continuing commitment to global healthcare customers

Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions, announce their participation in this year’s CPhI Worldwide in Paris, France in October. Borealis’ Healthcare group within the New Business Development organisation will promote their BormedTM concept with a focus on the recently-launched innovative specialty polypropylene (PP) grades, BormedTM SC876CF and BormedTM HJ875MO. The excellent functional properties of these two commercial grades further enhance the appeal of the Bormed polyethylene (PE) and PP grade range for the healthcare industry. Read more…

Borealis launches polypropylene compound portfolio with post-consumer recycled content

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces the launch of a new portfolio of polypropylene compound grades composed of post-consumer recycled (PCR) and virgin content conceived for interior, exterior and under-the-bonnet (UTB) automotive applications. Developed and produced in Europe for Borealis’ European partners and customers, the three new Daplen™ grades are value-added solutions that will enable the automotive industry to fulfil the need for materials with enhanced sustainability whilst ensuring performance on par with virgin materials.

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Borealis drives strategic development projects with global OEMs

Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating plastic solutions for the automotive industry, have worked closely with the Renault-Nissan Alliance to develop a new range of polypropylene (PP) materials that meet the designated “Alliance Specifications” (AS). These specifications have been defined in accordance with the Renault-Nissan product portfolio strategy with the aim to apply them globally on all new cars. This follows the trend of using a focused PP product portfolio on common global OEM platforms – such as the “Common Module Family” (CMF), the engineering architecture that covers Renault-Nissan Alliance vehicles for the global compact and large car segments – to bring the cost-performance ratio to the next level. Borealis and Borouge support these efforts with their cutting edge PP materials.
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Borouge and Borealis Wire & Cable Academy event in China increases engagement across the industry

For the first time, Borouge and Borealis leading providers of innovative plastics solutions for the wire and cable industry world-wide, have organised their global Wire & Cable academy together with SECRI (Shanghai Electric Cable Research Institute) as part of the 2011 Annual Technical Conference of CES (China Electrotechnical Society) W&C (Wire and Cable) Committee, which took place at Westin Hotel in Fuzhou on November 10-13, 2011. More than 180 participants of key cable manufacturers and representatives of major Chinese national testing authorities, cable manufacturing machine suppliers and professors from some top universities in China participated in the events.
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Borealis and Borouge Wire & Cable Academy turns spotlight on South Africa

Borealis and Borouge Wire & Cable Academy
Birchwood Hotel, Boksburg, South Africa
November 22-23, 2011

Leading Wire and Cable industry experts will give an insight into the specific energy growth and future cable requirements of the South African market at the Borealis and Borouge Wire & Cable Academy in Johannesburg on November 22-23, 2011. It is the latest in a global series of events organised by Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative plastics solutions for the global wire and cable industry.
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Borealis Wire & Cable receives Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award

Borealis was recently awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2011 Europe Product Leadership Award in the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Cable Insulation Market.
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Borealis and Borouge demonstrate Commitment to Innovative Value Creating Solutions for the Turkish market at Plast Eurasia

Borealis and Borouge demonstrate Commitment to Innovative Value Creating Solutions for the Turkish market at Plast Eurasia
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Borouge and Borealis underline their commitment to the Southeast Asia Wire & Cable market

Wire SEA 2011

BITEC Bangkok | Hall 104, Stand C01

September 13 – 15, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand

At the 3rd international WIRE Southeast Asia trade fair in Bangkok, visitors will experience why wire and cable manufacturers across the globe are choosing advanced insulation, semi-conductive and jacketing materials from Borouge and Borealis, leading providers of innovative, value creating plastics solutions to the global wire and cable industry.
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Borealis and Borouge present pioneering cable systems for renewable energy sources at Jicable 2011

8th International Conference on Insulated Power Cables June 20-23, 2011 Versailles, France

Pioneering cabling advances to support growing electricity demand and the trend towards alternative generation will be unveiled by Borealis and Borouge at the Jicable 2011 conference held from June 20-23 in Versailles, France.

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Borealis and Borouge spotlight expertise in plastics materials and applications at Russian wire and cable exhibition

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Borealis and Borouge, the world’s leading providers of innovative, valuecreating plastics solutions for the wire and cable industry, will present their latest advanced polyolefin compounds for power transmission, distribution and communication applications at “wire Russia 2011.” The international wire and cable industry trade fair will be held in Moscow from May 23-26.
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Borouge and Borealis exhibit their wire and cable solutions at Middle East Electricity Exhibition 2011

Visitors to Middle East Electricity Exhibition 2011 in Dubai experienced firsthand why wire and cable manufacturers across the globe are choosing advanced insulation, semi-conductive and jacketing materials from Borouge and Borealis, leading providers of innovative, value creating plastics solutions to the global wire and cable industry.
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Borealis Student Innovation Award 2010 Recipients Announced

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2011
Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, has selected the 2010 recipients of its Borealis Student Innovation Award. The award recognises the most innovative research papers on polyolefins, olefins or melamine for master’s and doctorate degree students. The winners were presented with an award, certificate and monetary prize at Borealis’ annual Innovation Day on January 20 in Porvoo, Finland.
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