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11.09.2019

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Borealis Starts Construction of World-Scale Plant in Kallo

Borealis has held the groundbreaking ceremony for its new, world-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant. Located at the existing Borealis production site in Kallo, Belgium, the new facility will have a targeted production capacity of 750,000 metric tonnes per year of propylene...

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28.05.2019

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Borealis Opens New PP Compounding Facility in Taylorsville

The 50,000 sq. ft plant is expected to handle an initial capacity of 66 million pounds. The move aims at strengthening Borealis’ and Borouge’s global supply capability for thermoplastic olefin and short-glass fiber compounds.

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13.12.2018

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Borealis Appoints New Executive Board Member

Borealis announced the appointment of Lucrèce Foufopoulos to the Borealis Executive Board as Executive Vice President Polyolefins and Innovation & Technology, effective January 1, 2019. In this capacity, she succeeds Alfred Stern, who previously held this position and was app...

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07.12.2018

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Borealis Introduces New Communication Platform to Promote Circular Economy Solutions

The company has created the new platform, Ever Minds to serve the firm’s circular economy-related activities within the polyolefins industry. The platform also represents the mind-set and idea of staying smart, thoughtful and progressive.

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07.12.2018

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Borealis Expands Polypropylene Production in Europe

Borealis is increasing its PP capacity in Europe to meet the European customers’ needs for polypropylene. The had previously announced to study the feasibility of significantly increasing its PP production capacity.

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09.10.2018

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Borealis to Build World-Scale Propane Dehydrogenation Plant

After successfully concluding the FEED study in June 2018, Borealis has taken the final investment decision for a new, world-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant. The facility with a capacity of 750,000 tonnes per year will be located at the existing production site in Kallo...

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26.09.2018

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Rainer Höfling to Lead Borealis’ Fertilizer & Melamine Business

With the appointment of Rainer Höfling, the company aims to provide higher agility and increased customer focus for the specialised business.

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29.08.2018

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Borealis Acquires Ecoplast to Support its Plastic Recycling Business

Borealis expects the recycled PO market to grow by 2021 and in this background the firm has also made ‘PO recycling’ a vital component of its overall strategy.

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25.06.2018

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Henkel Wants to Increase Recyclability of its Products

As part of its sustainability strategy, chemical and consumer goods company Henkel is working to improve the recyclability of its product packaging and to increase its use of recycled materials.

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24.05.2018

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Total, Borealis and Nova Chemicals Create JV in Pertrochemicals

Total Petrochemicals & Refining (TPRI), Borealis and Nova Chemicals announced they have closed a joint venture in petrochemicals on the US Gulf Coast after receiving all required regulatory approvals.

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09.04.2018

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Borealis to Conduct Feasibility Study for Ethylene Vinyl Plant

Borealis announced that it will study the feasibility to build an Ethylene Vinyl Acetate/advanced polymer asset for specialty applications in China.

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08.04.2018

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Borealis Appoints Alfred Stern as New CEO

After more than eleven years as CEO of Borealis, Mark Garrett has decided to leave the company to pursue a new career path. Executive Vice President Alfred Stern, currently responsible for the Polyolefin Business and Innovation, has been appointed as CEO effective July 2, 2018.

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29.03.2018

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Borealis and Borouge Invest in Expansion of High Voltage Electrical Testing Facilities

Borealis and Borouge announced the inauguration of the newly expanded high voltage (HV) electrical testing facilities at the Innovation Centre in Stenungsund, Sweden. The companies invested approx. five million Dollar in order to expand and equip the facility with new testing eq...

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26.03.2018

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Borealis and UCC to Develop World-Scale Polyethylene Project

Borealis and United Chemical Company (UCC) have signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) for the development of a world-scale polyethylene project, integrated with an ethane cracker, in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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21.02.2018

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Total, Borealis and Nova Chemicals Form JV in Petrochemicals

Total, Borealis and Nova Chemicals announced that affiliates of the three companies have signed definitive agreements to form a joint venture in petrochemicals on the US Gulf Coast.

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15.02.2018

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Jacobs to Conduct Expansion Feasibility Study on Borealis' Propylene Facilities

Jacobs Engineering has been awarded a contract to complete a feasibility study for the expansion of Borealis’ polypropylene plants in Belgium. The study was awarded under the terms of the existing framework agreement with Borealis.

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04.01.2018

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Jacobs Awarded Feed Contract by Borealis for Chemical Plant in Belgium

Jacobs Engineering has been awarded a contract to complete a front end engineering design (Feed) study for a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant located at the existing Borealis production site in Kallo, Belgium.

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01.10.2017

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Borealis Announces Next Phase of World-Scale PDH Plant in Belgium

Borealis will move to the Feed-phase for a new, world-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant, after concluding a pre-Feed feasibility study in June 2017. The facility is planned to be located at the existing Borealis production site in Kallo, Belgium.

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26.05.2017

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Borealis to Build Automotive Compounding Plant in the US

Borealis has announced plans to build a dedicated automotive polypropylene (PP) compounding plant in Taylorsville, Alexander County, North Carolina. The plant will be build together with Borouge, a joint venture between Borealis and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company.

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28.03.2017

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Borealis and Nova Chemicals Initiate Joint Venture with Total

Borealis and Nova Chemicals Corporation signed a preliminary agreement to form a joint venture with Total Petrochemicals and Refining USA that will develop and own a new light feed cracker and a new Borstar polyethylene facility in Bayport, Texas.

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23.09.2016

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Borealis to Study Feasibility of a Propane Dehydrogenation Plant in Belgium

Borealis plans to build a new, world-scale propanedehydrogenation plant in Belgium to guarantee the security of supplies for propylene. In the first step of the Project, the chemical company has launched a feasibility study.

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13.07.2016

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Ciliberti New Vice President Marketing and New Business Development at Borealis

Borealis announces the appointment of Maria Ciliberti to the position of Vice President Marketing and New Business Development, Polyolefins, effective 11 July 2016. Ciliberti joins Borealis directly from Celanese Europe in Amsterdam, where she had served as Vice President Sales -...

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05.07.2016

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Borealis Acquires German Recyclers

Borealis, a provider of solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announced that it has fully acquired the German plastics recyclers mtm plastics and mtm compact.

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06.06.2016

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Is Borealis Planning a Multibillion Dollar Investment in the Middle East?

With reference to Bloomberg, the online portal Downstreamtoday reports, that Borealis is exploring growth in North America and Russia while considering expansion into new industries.

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30.05.2016

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Why PAT Must Come Out of the Silo

The 11th colloquium on Process Analytics was held in the historical dome hall of TU Vienna under this motto. The nearly 200 participants were unanimous: process analytics must come out of the ivory tower and finally shed the perception of complexity. How is this to happen? How wi...

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21.03.2016

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Borealis to Invest 80 Million Euro in the Linz Location

Borealis strenghtens its melamine and fertilizer production facilities in Linz, Austria. The heart of the so-called "Linz 2020" programme is a EUR 80 million investment package to boost the overall long-term competitiveness of the Linz location.

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30.11.2015

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Neste Jacobs to Upgrade and Revamp Cracker Furnaces of Borealis

Technology, engineering and project management company Neste Jacobs and Borealis have signed an agreement for Neste Jacobs to deliver the complete EPCM services for the upgrade and revamp of four cracker furnaces in Stenungsund, Sweden to the highest currently available standards...

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17.08.2015

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Record Result for Borealis in the Second Quarter of 2015

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins and base chemicals announces a net profit of € 351 million for the second quarter of 2015, compared to € 143 million in the same quarter of 2014. The strong result reflects improvements in all three...

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21.05.2015

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Borealis and Agrifos Plan World–Scale Ammonia Plant on Texas Gulf Coast

New megaplant–project in the US: Chemicals and fertilizers company Borealis and Agrifos join forces for a new world-scale ammonia project through Gulf Coast Ammonia in Texas.

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15.01.2015

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Borealis Signs Fertilizer Technology Cooperation Agreement with Casale

Borealis has divested a package of fertilizer process technologies and established a new technology partnership with Casale. The partnership will enable Borealis to focus on its core competencies of the production and distribution of high quality fertilizer products, while Casal...

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09.10.2014

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Borealis to use Metso Automation for Porvoo Production Site

Borealis, a company specialised in polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, plans to replace the automation of its production plant in Porvoo, Finland with new technology from Metso: The automation renewals are based on long-term life-cycle plans, developed by both companies.

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07.08.2014

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Borealis to Sign Long-Term Contract with Antero Resources

Borealis has signed a 10-year agreement with Antero Resources to supply ethane from the United States for its flexible steam cracker in Stenungsund, Sweden. The project also includes a shipping agreement with Navigator Holdings and a related multi-million investment in an upgrade...

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05.08.2014

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Borealis Sells Biosuper in France to Eliard

Base chemicals specialist Borealis quits its Biosuper operations in France: The company plans to sell its phosphate-based dryer and related production equipment to Eliard SPCP during the third quarter of 2014.

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17.06.2014

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Borealis to Divest Joint-Ownership Share in Le Havre Urea Production Plant

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, has announced that its French subsidiary Borealis Chimie divests its joint-ownership share in the Le Havre urea production plant and related ammonia storage facility...

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22.05.2014

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Jacobs and Borealis Continue Cooperation in Belgium

Jacobs Engineering continues its work at three Borealis facilities in Belgium: The two companies agreed on a new five year frame contract, following a successful decade of cooperation, Jacobs stated.

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25.06.2013

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Borealis to Invest EUR 65 Million in Porvoo Borstar PE Plant

Borealis has announced a major upgrading project at its production site in Porvoo, Finland. An investment of EUR 65 million will serve to upgrade the Borstar PE2 plant technology to the third generation (3G), thereby extending the Borstar PE platform.

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30.01.2013

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Borealis Announces new European Investments

Austrian company Borealis is going to invest EUR 45 million in its European plants in Sweden and in Finland.

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24.01.2012

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Borealis to Recognise High Quality Olefins and Polyolefins Theses

And the winners are: Borealis has announced the winners of its 2011 Borealis Student Innovation Awards. On January 19, 2012 Alfred Stern, Borealis Senior Vice President Innovation & Technology, presented Rana Qudaih and Dr. Said Mehdiabadi with their awards, certificates and ...

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10.03.2011

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Borealis Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Semicommercial Catalyst Plant in Linz

Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, has celebrated the groundbreaking of a new semicommercial plant for catalysts in Linz, Austria. With a total investment of approximately € 75 million the company is further expanding its innovation capabi...

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03.11.2010

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Borouge’s Expansion in Abu Dhabi on Track

Borouge confirmed that its expanded plant in Abu Dhabi is starting up as planned.

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