Borouge is a leading supplier of advanced polyolefin plastics used for blown film.
Blown film technology finds it way into a wide variety of applications ranging from simple mono-layer films for grocery and shopping bags to very complex and enhanced multi-layer structures for food packaging.
Blown film technology can process a variety of polymer types, although the majority use grades of polyethylene (PE)LDPE, LLDPE and HDPE.
Today, our product portfolio includes materials for:
Collation Shrink Film Frozen Food Packaging Geomembranes Heavy Duty Sacks Laminated Blown Film
Borouge is a leading supplier to the cast film industry. Borouge grades are used in a wide variety of films, converted in the chill roll process, the blown film process and in the quenching bath process.
Cast films are one of the leading packaging materials used for film extrusion and have steadily gained market share in both traditional.flexible packaging applications as well as non packaging applicationsThe versatile properties as well as the competitive price set it apart from other materials such as cellophane, metals and paper.
Today, our cast films resins are used in applications such as:
Food Packaging Laminated Cast Film Medical Pouches Stationery Film Peelable Solutions
Borseal™ polymers deliver high quality packaging while improving production efficiency.
Biaxially-Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) films have become a popular, high growth film on the world market because of a unique combination of properties such as better shrinkage, stiffness, transparency, sealability, twist retention and barrier.
BOPP film is used in a variety of applications including:
flexible packaging pressure sensitive tape printing and lamination stationary metallising flower sleeves cable wrap and insulation
Borseal™ delivers a unique combination of properties
Borouge serves the BOPP market with a homopolymer product in combination with several Borseal™ skin resins. Based on a special molecular structure and stabilisation of the resin, these homopolymers provide optimal mechanical and optical properties, as well as excellent processability.
Borseal™ polymers offer several advantages to producers, packagers and other users of BOPP film. Its high clarity and low haze help producers of film or packagers to create glossy, high-transparency film that enhances the appearance of packaging or other products.
In addition, Borseal™ offers high seal strength, even at low sealing pressures and after surface treatment to keep out moisture and contaminants. The polymer also has a high melting point for easy processing combined with a low seal initiation temperature and a wide sealing window thanks to the balanced polymer structure.
Other benefits include:
Easy stretchability enables fast and smooth processing on high speed FFS (Form, Fill & Sealing) or other machines Low tackiness and easy jaw release provide good runnability on packaging machines Low amorphous fraction resulting in low xylene extractables Low blooming of amorphous and low Mw (molecular weight) fractions and additives, giving stable surface properties Low migration for metallised film
Borouge is a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions. A joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), one of the world’s major oil companies, and Austrian based Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and plastics solutions, the company’s footprint reaches across the Middle East, Asia Pacific, the Indian sub-continent and Africa. Established in 1998, Borouge employs approximately 1,400 people, has customers in 50 countries and its headquarters are in Abu Dhabi in the UAE and Singapore. Building on the unique Borstar® technology and their experience in polyolefins for more than 50 years, Borealis and Borouge provide innovative, value creating plastics solutions for the infrastructure (pipe systems, and power and communication cables), automotive and advanced packaging markets. Today Borealis and Borouge manufacture 4 million tonnes of polyolefins (polyethylene and polypropylene) per year. Borouge is currently tripling its polyolefins manufacturing capacity to 2 million tonnes per year (t/y) by mid-2010 and an additional 2.5 million t/y is scheduled for 2013. The companies continue to invest to ensure that their customers throughout the value chain, across the globe, can always rely on product quality, consistency and security of supply. Borouge and Borealis are committed to the principles of Responsible Care® and proactively contribute to addressing the world’s water and sanitation challenges through their Water for the World™ initiative.