UAE: Borouge Increases Plastics Production

11 Feb 2007 by Local Press Report
duBai, united arab emirates

— Plastics manufacturer Borouge plans to increase its capacity to produce polyolefins (polyethylene and polypropylene) by 8 percent by the end of next year. That will bring the Abu Dhabi-based company's production capacity to 620,000 tons. Plastic pellets manufactured by Borouge are used in the infrastructure industry for, among other things, water pipe applications. Borouge will shut down production for an unspecified period later this year when construction starts on the Borouge II plant. The new cracker plant will have a capacity of approximately 1.5 million tons per year; Borouge says that makes it the world's largest gas cracker...

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