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Borealis A/S
Parallelvej 16
Kongens Lyngby
DK-2800 Denmark
45
[t] 45 96 60 00
[f] 45 96 61 23
Borealis is a leading provider of plastics solutions with more than 40 years of experience in polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP). Borealis solutions are converted by its customers into everyday products such as food packaging, medical devices, diapers, pipes, automotive parts and power cables.

Borealis is owned 50% by the Norwegian oil company, Statoil, and 50% by IOB Holdings, owned equally by OMV, the Austrian oil and natural gas group, and by the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) of Abu Dhabi.
Borealis to present new innovative solutions at Plastics Pipes XIII conference
28 December, 2006
Borealis, the leading provider of innovative value creating plastics solutions, will be present at the Plastics Pipes XIII conference taking place in Washington D.C. Borealis will present six technical papers covering a wide range of pipe solutions.
One-material automotive solution from Borealis awarded prize by Society of Plastics Engineers
27 December, 2006
Borealis, the leading provider of innovative plastics solutions, and the BMW Group, manufacturer of premium automobiles and motorcycles, have developed a new material and testing solution for BMW instrument panel carriers.
Borealis
26 December, 2006
Kaller Kunststoff Technik GmbH, a specialist in the production of plastic bottles for the food, beverage, cosmetic and paint industry, has selected a biaxially-oriented polypropylene grade from Borealis to manufacture injection stretch blow moulded bottles for water-based paint.
Borealis BorECO ensures smooth flow for REHAU sewer project
25 December, 2006
Borealis, a leading provider of innovative plastics solutions, has recently supplied REHAU with BorECO BA 212E, a highly developed polypropylene for pipe systems. One of the most diversified plastics processors in the world, REHAU was faced with the challenge of installing the new smooth-flowing sewerage system in the residential area of Traiskirchen, Austria, during the winter season and therefore benefited from the performance and easy handling of BorECO.
BorForm wraps up frozen food industry
24 December, 2006
Borealis, a leading provider of innovative plastics solutions, has launched BorForm, a new and unique polyolefin for film-based vacuum forming packaging. Developed in co-operation with packaging converter Tommen Gram, this complete solution addresses the performance, aesthetic and environmental requirements of packers, processors and consumers throughout the value chain. It ensures efficient production and handling, and minimises packaging materials and waste, while drastically reducing costs and improving food quality.
Borealis fast-tracks innovation with University of Leoben
23 December, 2006
Borealis, a leading provider of innovative plastics solutions, is strengthening its commitment to innovation with the development of new material testing methods and software systems in co-operation with the University of Leoben and the Polymer Competence Centre Leoben in Austria.
Borouge and Borealis announce world-class Innovation Centre in the UAE
22 December, 2006
Borouge and Borealis, leading providers of value creating, innovative plastics solutions, today announced the establishment of a major innovation centre in the UAE. The centre represents a significant investment in Borouge
OMV and Borealis celebrate joint investment in Austria
21 December, 2006
Borealis upgrades its European assets: inauguration of a 350,000 tonnes per year Borstar polyethylene plant and expansion of an existing Borstar polypropylene plant from 210,000 to 300,000 tonnes per year in Schwechat (Austria)
Borealis launches two new Borecene Compact PE grades to meet rotomoulders' needs for polyethylene resins
09 July, 2006
Borealis has launched two new Borecene Compact PE grades to meet rotomoulders' needs for polyethylene resins that provide enhanced flow properties, as well as improved economics and handling. The new grades, which use Borealis unique patented technology eliminating pellet grinding, offer significant advantages for technical products used in high performance applications such as parts for the automotive industry with intricate shapes.
Borealis launches a new solution for transparent, thin wall packaging
08 July, 2006
Borealis has launched a new solution for transparent, thin wall packaging which meets the demands for improved product visibility, lighter weight but stronger packaging, better stackability and integrated features for convenience and tamper-proof solutions.
Borealis is adding another grade to its SupercureTM high productivity energy cable compound product portfolio
07 July, 2006
Borealis is adding another grade to its SupercureTM high productivity energy cable compound product portfolio by offering a crosslinked polyethylene insulation solution for long-term performance cables. The first of its kind, Supercure LC8205 combines water tree retardant properties with faster crosslinking, ensuring longevity of the cable and quick production runs benefiting both cable makers and power distributors.
Borealis has developed a pioneering halogen-free flame retardant compound for the jacketing of energy cables
06 July, 2006
Borealis has developed a pioneering halogen-free flame retardant compound for the jacketing of energy cables. In addition to providing flame retardancy, new grade Casico FR6082 adds high physical strength, toughness and good UV protection to polyethylene based cable jackets. Michael Bj
Borealis BorPEX underscores winning performance in football
05 July, 2006
Eight of the twelve German stadia hosting this year's world football championships are benefiting from a pitch heating system based on BorPEX material from Borealis, a leading provider of innovative value creating plastics solutions. Rehau, one of the most diversified plastic processors in the world, chose BorPEX for crosslinked polyethylene based pipes to prevent pitches from freezing during the winter. These tough and flexible pipes help prevent match postponements, eliminate the higher injury risk related to playing on hard, iced-up ground and accelerate the post-winter recovery of pitches.
Borealis offers the medical industry a new high transparency, high purity sealing film solution
04 July, 2006
Borealis is enlarging its product offer for high quality films with a new addition to its Bormed family of dedicated healthcare polyolefins. The new grade, Bormed TD109CF, is a polypropylene sealing material that combines processing advantages with high transparency, purity, excellent sealing behaviour and sterilisability. End uses which can benefit from the performance advantages include pouches, form- fill-seal film, the sealable layer for lids for the packaging of medical devices, and lid films for blister packaging. With this new grade, Borealis' range of solutions for the medical film industry becomes uniquely broad.
Borouge and Borealis keep power running in China's Zhengzhou City
03 July, 2006
Borouge, the joint venture between Borealis, a pre-eminent European plastics provider, and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, is helping the Zhengzhou Electric Bureau keep a smooth uninterrupted power supply to Zhengzhou City in Henan Province, China, by supplying Superclean LE4201 insulation and Supersmooth LE0500 semiconductive cable materials from Borealis.
New state-of-the-art polyolefin compounds solutions
14 May, 2006
Borealis, the world's leading provider of polyolefin compounds for the global wire and cable industry, will showcase state-of-the-art polyolefin compounds solutions to visitors of Wire 2006, from April 24-28, 2006 in D
New Borstar polyethylene packaging film grade
14 May, 2006
Combining easy processing with a unique spectrum of mechanical properties, Borealis' new Borstar FB4370 grade offers new and improved packaging solutions to polyethylene converters.
New Borealis Borpact PP packaging grade delivers unique optical performance
13 May, 2006
Borealis brings a new polypropylene Borpact grade to film converters and product manufacturers which offers solutions to the packaging industry due to a unique combination of good low temperature resistance, high stiffness, high heat resistance plus excellent optical properties.
Borealis meets insulation challenge of radio frequency cables
13 May, 2006
The increasingly higher operating frequency of 3G mobile phone antenna cables places ever greater demands on the performance of insulation materials. To meet this challenge Borealis has launched a new combination of Borcell products that provides good insulation together with lower signal attenuation than has been possible with previous cellular materials.
Pipe industry benefits from unique Borealis injection moulding grade for PE100 fittings
12 May, 2006
Borealis has launched Borstar HE3490-IM, a new polyethylene grade specifically for the injection moulding of PE100 pressure pipe fittings. This solution provides the fitting manufacturers with a better alternative to the extrusion materials which they currently use, a material that combines the higher pressure performance of a PE100 material with the processing friendliness of a PE80.
Borcoat new polypropylene coating provides innovative thermal insulation for deep water Gulf of Mexico project
12 May, 2006
Borealis has developed innovative Borcoat polypropylene materials that thermally insulate the flowlines and risers serving the deep water Thunder Horse Field. This project uses the world's largest semi-submersible production platform operated by BP in the Gulf of Mexico.
Borealis PP compound boosts long-term performance for white goods
11 May, 2006
Appliance manufacturers are taking advantage of a new polypropylene compound GB366WG from Borealis. GB366WG is a 30 per cent glass filled polypropylene with a special detergent stabilisation system, developed specifically as a replacement for stainless steel in dishwasher and washing machine interiors. This new solution lowers production costs and increases production efficiency, while delivering improved, long-term performance.
New Nepol long, glass fibre reinforced polypropylene concentrate from Borealis
11 May, 2006
There is a growing trend to use dilution technology as a cost effective route for technically demanding injection moulded applications. This technology reduces the quantity of compounded material used by diluting a concentrated long, glass fibre compound ('concentrate') with reactor polypropylene at the injection moulding stage.
Borealis combines unique, high productivity with a longer lifetime for new XLPE cables
10 May, 2006
Borealis is adding another grade to its new SupercureTM high productivity energy cable compound product portfolio by offering a crosslinked polyethylene insulation solution for long-term performance cables.
Bormed polyolefins answer growing need for speciality grades in healthcare applications
10 May, 2006
Borealis has developed the Bormed family of dedicated healthcare polyolefins to satisfy the demand from the pharmaceutical industry for consistency of quality and appropriateness for healthcare applications.
Borealis to promote new healthcare solutions
09 May, 2006
Borealis, the leading supplier of plastics solutions for healthcare applications in Europe, will demonstrate a comprehensive range of polyolefin healthcare solutions at the Central & Eastern European PHARMtech Congress 2006 taking place on February 22-23 in Poland.
Borealis reduces waste with new transparent, thin wall packaging solution
08 May, 2006
Borealis has launched a new solution for transparent, thin wall packaging which meets the demands for improved product visibility, lighter weight but stronger packaging, better stackability and integrated features for convenience and tamper-proof solutions.
Borealis launches Borstar PE 2G technology
27 October, 2005
Building on the established advantages of its Borstar bimodal process technology, Borealis has introduced a new generation of proprietary technology, Borstar PE 2G, a multi-modal process that enables the molecular tailoring of polyethylene to provide solutions that meet the exact needs of the customer.
New Borecene Compact powder grades offer unique opportunities for intricately shaped rotomoulded applications
11 July, 2005
Borealis has launched two new Borecene Compact PE grades to meet rotomoulders' needs for polyethylene resins that provide enhanced flow properties, as well as improved economics and handling.
Borealis to showcase new power cable solutions
15 June, 2005
Borealis, the world's leading provider of polyolefin compounds for the Wire & Cable industry, is participating at the Wire Russia 2005 International Trade Fair, June 21-24 in Moscow (Borealis stand, 4B08/4C07, Pavilion 7 in the Krasnaya Presnya Exhibition Centre).
Borealis introduces new Daploy 'soft foam' solution
24 May, 2005
To meet the growing consumer demand for higher performance in soft foam applications, Borealis has introduced Daploy WB260HMS, high melt strength polypropylene.
Upgraded Borflow provides a new improved liquid barrier solution for hygiene and medical applications
25 April, 2005
With the introduction of an upgraded range of its Borflow low viscosity polypropylene homopolymers, Borealis has set a new standard in barrier performance for meltblown, nonwoven applications such as diapers and medical gowns.
Borealis PP chosen for pipe installation in opera house refit
06 December, 2004
Spectators at Italy's world-famous La Scala opera house will be kept in more comfort than ever before, thanks in part to the installation of a new heating and air conditioning system that uses plastic pipes and fittings made from Borealis polypropylene (PP). The existing metal pipe installation has been entirely replaced.
Borealis completes sale of Portuguese operations to Repsol YPF
30 November, 2004
The European Commission has cleared the Borealis sale of all assets of the petrochemical complex at Borealis Pol
Borcoat PE coating protects major crude oil pipeline in Turkey
20 October, 2004
Borcoat polyethylene (PE) pipe coating material from Borealis has been selected to provide corrosion protection for the Turkish section of the 1760-km Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline, running from Azerbaijan through Georgia to Turkey, from where crude oil is shipped to markets worldwide.
Borealis develops Beta-PPR RA7050 hot and cold water pressure pipe systems
20 October, 2004
Borealis has brought a major raw material innovation to the hot and cold water pressure pipe sector with the development of Beta-PPR RA7050.
Catalyst system offers benefits for silane PEX heating pipes
13 August, 2004
The Ambicat MB60 catalyst and the BorPEX ME2510 material offer benefits for silane PEX heating pipes.
Borealis announces 2nd quarter operating profit of EUR 49 million
11 August, 2004
Borealis today announced its second quarter results, reporting an operating profit of EUR 49 million. This is a significant improvement compared to the same period last year but EUR 7 million lower than the first quarter of 2004, as a result of higher feedstock prices. The second quarter operating results benefited from strong demand for polyolefins with higher sales volume compared to both the preceding quarter and the same period last year.
Automakers adopt new scratch-resistant TPOs from Borealis for car interiors
10 August, 2004
With the introduction of Borealis thermoplastic olefin grades, (TPOs) EE137AE and EE137HP, Borealis has created an innovative, scratch-resistant injection-moulding compound specifically designed for automotive interiors and similar demanding applications.
Biaxially oriented polypropylene reduces weight and improves transparency of plastic bottles
10 August, 2004
The new Borealis RF926MO polypropylene (PP) injection stretch blow moulding (ISBM) grade provides enhanced performance owing to its biaxial orientation. The new grade can reduce weight by more than 30% compared with extrusion blow-moulded high-density polyethylene (HDPE) grades.
Polypropylene film grades with low migration for medical applications
10 August, 2004
Borealis has developed a range of new innovative polypropylene grades for extruded film applications such as medical pouches and monoblister packaging as an alternative to polyvinyl chloride (PVC), glass, and other polymers. They offer low migration into medical products and liquids and provide high security and integrity during transportation and handling.
Polypropylene blown film materials designed for production on polyethylene machinery
10 August, 2004
Borealis has developed a range of polypropylene (PP) blown film materials designed for production on conventional blown-film machinery traditionally used for polyethylene.
Zero-gap thermoplastics for BMW Series 1 bumpers and rocker panels
10 August, 2004
BMW Group, seeking a zero-gap thermoplastic for its BMW Series 1 bumpers and rocker panels, turned to Borealis to create a material for its needs. Borealis created new zero-gap Daplen grades.
Polyethylene (PE) materials bring added value to the utility and industrial pipe sectors
06 August, 2004
Since its introduction, polyethylene (PE) from Borealis
High-density polyethylene (HDPE) for beverage caps and closures
06 August, 2004
New HDPE for caps and closures made using the unique bimodal Borstar
Single-site catalyst polyethylene for packaging film
27 July, 2004
Two new families of single-site catalysts (SSC) polyethylene (PE) from Borealis, based on unimodal and Borealis
Borealis increases European polyolefins prices by EUR 100 per tonne
22 June, 2004
Borealis has increased the price of its polyethylene and polypropylene plastics in Europe by EUR 100 per tonne as of 1 July 2004.
Borealis expands polypropylene plant and Noretyl JV cracker in Norway
22 June, 2004
Borealis will expand its Noretyl ethylene cracker, a 50:50 joint venture with Hydro Polymers at Rafnes with 100,000 tonnes, and debottleneck its own polypropylene plant at R
Tougher, flame retardant wire and cable jacketing
26 April, 2004
Borealis has extended its Casico product range foro the global wire and cable industry with FR4805. This new stronger, flame retardant jacketing compound is designed to make cable installations more resistant to penetration and cut-through.
Plastics Pipes XII, Milan breaks new records
05 April, 2004
Plastic Pipes XII Conference, took place 19-22 April at The Grand Hotel Dino on Lago Maggiore, near Milan and attracted over 450 delegates. The Conference has continued for over 30 years.
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