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Alfred Stern - new CEO of Borealis

Borealis Supervisory Board announces the appointment of Alfred Stern as new CEO following on from their highly regarded CEO, Mark Garrett, who has decided to step down.

Future of Polyolefins Summit - Closing Registration 12th January 2018

Following the success of its previous editions, ACI’s 6th annual Future of Polyolefins Summit will be taking place in Dusseldorf, Germany on 17-18 January 2018.

Revised Design for Recycling Guidelines for polyolefin packaging

An updated version of Design for Recycling Guidelines developed by Plastics Recyclers Europe is now available. The amended guidelines differentiate between the coloured and non-coloured polyolefin packaging.


KraussMaffei Berstorff to expand its market position in Russia

Modernization through space-saving solution concepts for 3-layer HDPE pipes. Newcomer invests in KraussMaffei Berstorff PVC pelletizing system.

 K celebrates its 65th anniversary

On 11. October 1952, 65 years ago to the day, Messe Düsseldorf opened the first K – the trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry.

Inauguration of SABIC new polypropylene (PP) pilot plant

SABIC continues global growth with innovative polypropylene ventures in Europe

Borealis, Nova, Total to form PE/ethylene JV

Borealis and NOVA Chemicals enter Preliminary Agreement with Total to meet growing global demand for polyethylene

Next-generation LLDPE packaging based on WESTON 705

A new generation of linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) packaging.

Record year for Borealis

Borealis delivers another record year with a net profit of EUR 1.1 billion in 2016.

Albis - BOPS' Authorized Distributor

Basell Orlen Polyolefins Sprzedaż Sp. z o.o. appoints Albis Polska Sp. z o.o., effective 1st March 2017, as a BOPS' Authorized Distributor for the Polish market.

Borealis recognized with 2016 European Award for Growth Excellence Leadership

Frost & Sullivan applauds Borealis' dedicated efforts to enhance its Healthcare brand and sustainable growth.

Borealis leading the way in promoting the Circular Economy for Polyolefins

Borealis has become the first prime plastics producer to join the New Plastics Economy initiative.

New Milacron's high output extruders and sheet extrusion lines

Milacron Holdings Corp. announced its entry into the polyolefin sheet extrusion market.

SABIC expands its portfolio of foamable polymers

SABIC is expanding its portfolio to include more polyolefins and engineering thermoplastics.

Braskem opens its first technology center in Europe

Global petrochemicals firm Braskem has invested around €5 million to build a new European Technology Center within its plant in Wesseling.