Borealis is a provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers. Borealis is headquartered in Vienna, Austria, and operates in over 120 countries with around 5,300 employees worldwide, generating EUR 7.5 billion in sales revenue in 2012. The International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) of Abu Dhabi owns 64% of the company, the remaining 36% is owned by OMV, the leading energy group in the European growth belt. Borealis provides services and products to customers around the world in collaboration with Borouge, a joint venture with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).
Building on the Borstar® and BorlinkTM technologies and 50 years of experience in polyolefins, Borealis and Borouge support key industries including infrastructure, automotive and advanced packaging. The Borouge plant expansion in Abu Dhabi will be fully operational by mid-2014 with a total annual capacity of 4.5 million tonnes. After this Borealis and Borouge will have approximately 8 million tonnes of polyolefin capacity.
Borealis offers a wide range of base chemicals, including melamine, phenol, acetone, ethylene and propylene servicing a wide range of industries. Together with Borouge the two companies will produce approximately 6 million tonnes of Base Chemicals in 2014.
Borealis also creates real value for the agricultural industry with a large portfolio of fertilizers. The company distributes approximately 2.1 million tonnes per year.
Borealis and Borouge aim to proactively benefit society by taking on real societal challenges and offering real solutions. Both companies are committed to the principles of Responsible Care®, an initiative to improve safety performance within the chemical industry, and contribute to solve the world's water and sanitation challenges through product innovation and their Water for the WorldTM programme.
Launched in 2018, EverMinds™ is an umbrella brand uniting the wide range of Borealis activities and initiatives aimed at making plastics more circular. As a dedicated platform, EverMinds promotes a circular mind-set among all Borealis stakeholders. The platform encompasses proprietary Borealis technologies as well as established brands such as Purpolen™ and Dipolen™. It facilitates deeper collaboration between Borealis and its partners in order to develop innovative and sustainable polyolefins solutions based on the circular model of recycling, re-use and design for circularity. EverMinds also extends to pioneering corporate programmes such as Project STOP, and engagement in industry initiatives like the Polyolefins Circular Economy Platform (PCEP), and Project CEFLEX. www.borealiseverminds.com
Present at parks
ChemelotGeleen, Limburg, The Netherlands
Chemiepark LinzLinz, Oberösterreich, Austria
Total area: 120.0ha
Port Of AntwerpAntwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Borealis, committed to lead the transformation to a circular economy, acquires a majority stake in Renasci’s Ostend facility, Belgium
Borealis increases its financial investment in Renasci to acquire a majority shareholding position of 50.01%. Investment will provide Borealis increasing access to chemically recycled feedstock, st...
AGROFERT acquires Borealis' nitrogen business, sites in Austria, Germany and France
Acquisition of Borealis’ nitrogen business including fertilizer, melamine and technical nitrogen products. The offer values the business on an enterprise value basis at EUR 810 million.
True to its EverMinds™ mind-set, Borealis drives collaborative project to increase supply of chemically recycled feedstock for the manufacture of more circular base chemicals and plastic products in Stenungsund Sweden
Grant awarded to Borealis for feasibility study with project partner Stena Recycling. New chemical recycling unit at Borealis production site in Stenungsund, Sweden expected to commence operations ...
Antwerp@C project takes a major next step towards halving CO2 footprint at Port of Antwerp, Belgium
Antwerp@C has the ambition to support industries’ efforts towards a 50% CO2 emissions’ reduction within the Port of Antwerp by 2030 through the creation of a common CO2 infrastructure.
Borealis invests EUR 17.6 million to lower CO2 emissions, energy consumption, and flaring at plant in Finland
New Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) to be installed by 2023. New equipment to lower CO2 emissions, flaring. Energy savings of around 60 GWh/year
Borealis and TOMRA open state-of-the-art plant for post-consumer plastic waste sorting and advanced mechanical recycling in Lahnstein, Germany,
Demo plant sorts post-consumer plastic waste and will produce ready-for-market fully formulated polymer pellets. Brand owners and converters will be able to access material for qualification and ma...
New Biostoom waste-to-energy plant delivers steam and electricity to Borealis in Beringen, Belgium
New state-of-the-art power station transforms non-recyclable waste from local households into electricity and steam. Successful first deliveries of steam and electricity to Borealis Beringen operat...
Lafarge, OMV, VERBUND and Borealis join hands to capture and utilize CO2 on an industrial scale
Lafarge, OMV and Borealis co-sign a Memorandum of Understanding for the joint planning and construction of a full-scale plant by 2030 to capture CO2 and process it into synthetic fuels, plastics or...
Construction of world-scale propane dehydrogenation plant in Kallo, Belgium: important project milestone reached
One of the largest equipment ever delivered to the Port of Antwerp in one piece delivered to Borealis production location in Kallo
Borealis producing certified renewable polypropylene at own facilities in Belgium
EverMinds™ in practice: Another milestone reached in Borealis’ efforts to advance the circular economy. Kallo and Beringen production sites receive ISCC Plus certification. Collaboration with upstr...
Borealis steps up its commitment to plastics recycling with an investment at the Ecoplast location
Borealis and Ecoplast open a new and highly advanced plastics recycling plant in Austria. A milestone in Borealis’ involvement in the circular economy: the investment increases production capacity ...
Borealis holds groundbreaking ceremony for its new world-scale plant in Kallo, Belgium
Borealis held the groundbreaking ceremony on 9 September for its new, world-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant. Located at the existing Borealis production site in Kallo, Belgium, the new fa...
OMV ReOil project: OMV and Borealis extend their partnership at the industrial site in Schwechat
OMV and Borealis are exploring synergies in order to establish a circular economy at their shared industrial site in Schwechat, Austria
Borealis awards Engineering Services (EPCM) contract to Maire Tecnimont Group for new world-scale propane dehydrogenation plant in Belgium
Borealis awarded Tecnimont with the engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM) and commissioning services contract for a new 750,000 t/y propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant in Kallo,...
Borealis increases PP capacity in Europe; strengthens commitment towards European customer base
Borealis is increasing its PP capacity in Europe by expanding the capacity of its PP plant in Kallo, Belgium, by 80kt and engineering the expansion of its PP plant in Beringen, Belgium.
Borealis to build new, world-scale 750,000 tonne/year propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant in Belgium
The PDH plant will have a targeted production capacity of 750,000 tonne per year, making it one of the largest and most efficient facilities in the world. The Borealis Kallo location was selected d...
Borealis inaugurates EUR 15 million investment project mtm plastics GmbH
Borealis announces the inauguration of a EUR 15 million investment project in mtm plastics GmbH. Based in Niedergebra, Germany,
Borealis inaugurated newly expanded high voltage testing centre in Stenungsund, Sweden
EUR 4 million to respond to increasing demand for electricity newly expanded high voltage (HV) in electrical testing facilities at the Borealis Innovation Centre in Stenungsund, Sweden.
Borealis Selects Jacobs to Conduct Engineering Study for Chemical Plant in Belgium
Proposed plant would be one of the largest in the world with annual capacity of 740 kilotons
Borealis to proceed to next phase for new, world-scale propane dehydrogenation plant in Belgium
Borealis announces that it will move to the FEED-phase for a new, world-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant. The facility is planned to be located at the existing Borealis production site in ...
Borealis plans to invest EUR 80 million in Linz location to boost long-term competitiveness
Borealis, announces a new round of investments in its melamine and fertilizer production facilities in Linz, Austria.
Borealis expanding Fibremod™ capacity in Monza to meet heightened demand
Borealis is now expanding its total Fibremod LGF capacity to ten kilotonnes per year to follow the increased market demand for performance materials that enable weight reduction, cost-competitivene...
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 gener...
Borealis announces new European investments
Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, announces two major investment projects in its European manufacturing plants in Stenungsund, Sweden and Porvoo, Finland. ...
Stenungsund expansion to enable broad supply of Borealis solutions for wire and cable sector
A new 350,000 t/y high pressure LDPE plant along with modernised compounding and material-handling facilities were officially inaugurated on June 2, 2010, increasing total capacity at the site from...
Borealis receives investment grant from Flemish Government
Borealis Polymers in Beringen has received a EUR 1.4 million strategic investment grant from the Flemish Minister of Economy. The Flemish operating unit is currently optimizing its production process