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Thomas Gangl appointed new Borealis CEO as of 1 April 2021

Thomas Gangl appointed new Borealis CEO as of 1 April 2021

Following the acquisition of the majority shares in Borealis by OMV AG and the intensified and close cooperation between OMV and Borealis, the Supervisory Board of Borealis has decided to appoint Thomas Gangl as CEO of Borealis.


Start of Sibur’s Amur Gas Chemical Complex project

Start of Sibur’s Amur Gas Chemical Complex project

A construction site in the Amur Region saw the sinking of the first test pile in the foundation of Amur Gas Chemical Complex, a facility set to become one of the world’s largest and most advanced basic polymer producers.


Celanese files anti-dumping petition with the European Commission against KPIC

Celanese files anti-dumping petition with the European Commission against KPIC

Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, today announces it has filed a petition with the European Commission’s Directorate-General For Trade seeking Anti-Dumping duties on imports of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) from Korea Petrochemical Industry Co., Ltd. (KPIC) of Seoul, South Korea, into the European Union.


Arburg manufactures high-tech masks

Arburg manufactures high-tech masks

After Arburg started producing protective glasses on Allrounder injection moulding machines at its headquarters in Lossburg (Germany) in mid-April, the mechanical engineering company has now launched an additional project to combat the spread of the coronavirus.