Back to News

Borealis to close HDPE plant in Norway

In a meeting today, the Board of Borealis AS agreed to close the Borealis high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant in Bamble, Norway. The Board recommends that the Supervisory Board of Borealis AS concludes to close the 110,000 tonnes per year plant in 2006.

"Our aim is to now focus on improving the competitiveness of our low density polyethylene (LDPE) and polypropylene (PP) plants in Bamble in synergy with the total operations of hub Scandinavia and on cost competitive feedstock opportunities in the region. This is a further step by Borealis to strengthen its European operations," says Roy Vardheim, General Manager, Borealis Scandinavia.

The closure of the HDPE plant will affect around 100 employees at the location.

END

Media Contact
Virginia Wieser
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, Brand & Reputation
+43 1 22 400 772
media@borealisgroup.com

Latest News

Media Release – 04/10/2022

Borealis and VERBUND - Joint hydrogen project on an industrial scale

Read more

Media Release – 03/10/2022

Borealis restarts PDH construction site in Kallo with Ponticelli as contractor

Read more

Media Release – 20/09/2022

Borealis appoints Jonatas Melo as Vice President Performance Materials

Read more

Media Release – 15/09/2022

On presents the first ever shoe made from carbon emissions in partnership with LanzaTech, Borealis and Technip Energies

Read more

News – 18/08/2022

Borealis to retender the majority of contracts for PDH construction site in Kallo, Belgium, after termination of all contracts with IREM

Read more

News – 04/08/2022

Borealis suspends construction in Kallo after serious allegations against contractor and continues to support Belgian authorities in investigation

Read more

News – 01/08/2022

Borealis prolongs stand-still for its Propane Dehydrogenation (PDH) plant construction site in Kallo, Belgium

Read more

Media Release – 27/07/2022

Borealis suspends contract with IREM-Ponticelli and declares a three-day stand-still for its construction site in Kallo, Belgium

Read more

Media Release – 21/07/2022

Borealis announces the start-up of New Ethane Cracker at its Joint Venture Baystar in Port Arthur, Texas

Read more