Borouge: Commitment in India
Borouge, a joint venture between Borealis and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, is seeking new opportunities to enhance the supply of advanced polypropylene (PP) materials to the Indian automotive industry. To this end the company is cooperating with Machino Polymers Limited, a leading supplier of PP compounds to the automotive industry in India.
he cooperation encompasses the use Borealis’ proprietary Borstar technology resins to manufacture high performance, specialty polypropylene compounds in accordance with Machino Polymers’ compounding technology. High-performance polypropylene compounds are used in the production of exterior and interior automotive components. The cooperation will facilitate the introduction of innovative automotive applications into the Indian market as well as new technology and cost-saving solutions originally developed by Borealis for the European market to support India’s increasing demand for automobiles.
Machino Polymers was established in the year 1994 and today has an installed capacity of 40,000 tonnes per year at its 5 acre plant in Gurgaon, Haryana, in North India. The company plans to be multi-location with facilities coming on line in Pune and Chennai within the next financial year.
Borouge already operates a compounding plant in Shanghai, China.
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