Borouge showcases polyolefin solutions at Chinaplas 2023

Borouge showcases polyolefin solutions at Chinaplas 2023

Borouge advances its circular economy efforts with its latest closed-loop solutions, leveraging its innovation capabilities and strategic recycling partnerships

  • By ICN Bureau | April 18, 2023

Borouge reaffirms its commitment to driving circularity and sustainability efforts in China, during its participation at Chinaplas 2023 in Shenzhen, with a showcase of the company’s diverse range of polyolefin solutions. 

Rainer Hoefling, Chief Executive Officer, Borouge Pte Ltd said, “This year, Borouge celebrates 25 years since its inception, and China remains key for growth opportunities in our international expansion plans. The company continues to be committed to working closely with the value chain, investing in our innovation and technical capabilities, to deliver the best-in-class solutions while ensuring sustainable business operations.”

Borouge has accelerated its efforts in recent years towards developing solutions through innovation and strong collaboration, to drive sustainability and a circular economy. Leveraging its strategic partnerships with recycling companies in China, Borouge has developed several successful closed-loop solutions using post-consumer recycled polyolefins in a joint effort with the value chain.

“Innovation plays a critical part in the quality, differentiation, and sustainability of our solutions. The company continues to be committed to driving the circular transformation of the polyolefins industry. Through the development of our advanced product portfolio, such as circular economy solutions and producing sustainable, durable infrastructure products, Borouge is confident in our ability to support China to achieve its sustainability targets,” said Eddie Wang, Senior Vice President, Asia South, Borouge Pte Ltd.

Borouge’s Compounding Manufacturing Plant (CMP) in Shanghai, has attained the Global Recycled Standards (GRS) certification which assures the highest standards for our recycled polyolefins, and obtained ISO 14064 certification for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. The CMP facility recently installed solar panels to generate renewable energy, which is expected to provide 1.2 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) per year, and reduce significant carbon emissions during operations, advancing Borouge’s progress towards a greener and more sustainable business.

Borouge will also showcase its industry-leading cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) solutions that support clean energy and low-loss transmission and distribution in the energy sector, including the Borlink™ LS4201S which achieved pre-qualifications test certifications for industry safety and reliability standards. This achievement underscores Borouge’s commitment to meeting China’s growing demand for advanced, high-quality energy solutions.

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