Standards & Certifications

Keeping in line with industry-accepted standards

Borealis has certified its key activities in Europe at a group level for the standards ISO 9001, ISO14001 and ISO 50001. The scope of the matrix certification is the design, development, manufacturing, marketing & sales and distribution of products in the business of polyolefins and their compounds, olefins and phenol & aromatics.

In addition, Borealis is matrix-certified according to ISO 45001 for all key activities in Vienna, Linz and Schwechat (Austria), Beringen, Kallo and Mechelen (Belgium), Porvoo (Finland) and Monza (Italy). Burghausen and Piesteritz (Germany) are certified according to ILO-OSH 2001, which confirms that the ISO 45001 guidelines are implemented.

The company’s key activities in connection with the supply of raw materials to automotive customers are certified according to IATF 16949.

Borealis’ L.A.T sales and commercial activities are part of the Borealis Group level certificate. Borealis’ urea applications in the feed industry are certified through the FAMI QS certificate. Borealis’ Fertilizer activities are certified according to Fertilizer Europe Product Stewardship.

The company’s activities in the USA and Brazil are partly covered by the Borealis Group certificate, and partly certified locally. Borealis’ certifications in mechanical recycling are not covered by the Borealis Group certificate, but are certified locally and independently (see separate section below).

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Borealis' certifications in mechanical recycling

The acquisitions of recycling companies mtm plastics and Ecoplast are milestones on Borealis’ journey towards achieving circularity of polyolefins. They signify the company’s strategic intention to become a leader in mechanical recycling technologies and, in so doing, to increase the overall recycling rate and actively drive the circularity of polyolefins.