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BorealisBorealis is a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers. With headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Borealis currently employs around 6,400 and operates in over 120 countries. It generated EUR 8.1 billion in sales revenue in 2013. The International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) of Abu Dhabi owns 64% of the company, with the remaining 36% owned by OMV, the leading energy group in the European growth belt. Borealis provides services and products to customers around the world in collaboration with Borouge, a joint venture with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).
Building on its proprietary Borstar® and Borlink™ technologies and 50 years of experience in polyolefins, Borouge and Borealis support key industries including infrastructure, automotive and advanced packaging. The Borouge plant expansion in Abu Dhabi will be fully operational in 2014. Borouge will deliver an additional 2.5 million tonnes of capacity when fully ramped up, bringing the total Borouge capacity to 4.5 million tonnes. Borouge and Borealis and will then have approximately 8 million tonnes of polyolefin capacity.
Borealis offers a wide range of base chemicals, including melamine, phenol, acetone, ethylene, propylene, butadiene and pygas, servicing a wide range of industries. Together with Borouge the two companies will produce approximately 6 million tonnes of Base Chemicals in 2014. Borealis also creates real value for the agricultural industry with a large portfolio of fertilizers. The company distributes approximately 2.1 million tonnes per year.
Borouge and Borealis aim to proactively benefit society by taking on real societal challenges and offering real solutions. Both companies are committed to the principles of Responsible Care®, an initiative to improve safety performance within the chemical industry, and contribute to solve the world’s water and sanitation challenges through product innovation and their Water for the World™ programme.
For more information visit: www.borouge.com • www.borealisgroup.com • www.waterfortheworld.net
BorougeBorouge 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 and gas companies, and Austria based Borealis,
a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics
solutions, Borouge is a groundbreaking joint venture at the
forefront of the next generation of plastics innovation.
With its base in the United Arab Emirates and Marketing
& Sales head office in Singapore, Borouge employs more
than 3,000 people representing over 40 nationalities and
serves customers in 50 countries across the Middle East,
Asia and Africa.
Borouge is expanding its commercial and logistics
network in the Middle East and Asia and investing in its
Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi and R&D Application
Centre in Shanghai. Focused on our company mission,
Value Creation through Innovation, we ensure that our
customers throughout the value chain, around the world,
can rely on differentiated products and reliability of supply.
Borouge is committed to the principles of sustainability
and is a signatory of the chemical industry’s Responsible
Care® Global Charter. Together with Borealis, Borouge is
proactively addressing the world’s water and sanitation
challenges through the Water for the World™ initiative.
For more information on the company and its businesses,
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) ranks among the world’s top petrochemical companies. The company is among the world’s market leaders in the production of polyethylene, polypropylene and other advanced thermoplastics, glycols, methanol and fertilizers.
SABIC recorded a net profit of SR 25.3 billion (US$ 6.7 billion) in 2013. Sales revenues for 2013 totaled SR 189 billion (US$ 50.4 billion). Total assets stood at SR 339.1 billion (US$ 90.4 billion) at the end of 2013.
SABIC’s businesses are grouped into Chemicals, Polymers, Performance Chemicals, Fertilizers, Metals and Innovative Plastics. SABIC has significant research resources with 18 dedicated Technology & Innovation facilities in Saudi Arabia, the USA, the Netherlands, Spain, Japan, India, China and South Korea. The company operates in more than 40 countries across the world with around 40,000 employees worldwide.
SABIC manufactures on a global scale in Saudi Arabia, the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Headquartered in Riyadh, SABIC was founded in 1976 when the Saudi Arabian Government decided to use the hydrocarbon gases associated with its oil production as the principal feedstock for production of chemicals, polymers and fertilizers. The Saudi Arabian Government owns 70 percent of SABIC shares with the remaining 30 percent held by private investors in Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Cooperation Council countries.
NiehoffMaschinenfabrik Niehoff has been active in China since the early 1970s. One of the pillars on which its success in the marketplace is built was the Niehoff Service Center in Shanghai founded in 1994 which became the Niehoff Shanghai Representative Office in 2000 and changed to the Shanghai Sales Branch of Niehoff Machinery Changzhou (NMC) Co., Ltd. NMC, the most recent subsidiary of the Niehoff Group, is situated in the Wujin Economic Development Zone in Changzhou, approximately 200 km west of Shanghai. The NMC factory, which was opened officially on May 8, 2012, is designed for the production of diverse drawing machines and double twist bunching machines as well as additional equipment like annealers, spoolers and coilers under Niehoff licence for the Chinese market.
The Niehoff Group worldwide is comprised of headquarters, subsidiaries and representative and service centers and is present on all important markets with over seven hundred employees.
DNV GLAbout DNV GL
Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. Operating in more than 100 countries, our 16,000 professionals are dedicated to helping our customers in the maritime, oil & gas, energy and other industries to make the world safer, smarter and greener.
In the energy industry
DNV GL delivers a unique customer experience by uniting the strengths of DNV, GL and KEMA laboratories. Our energy experts around the world take a broad view to support your business, and to enable a safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable energy supply. From KEMA Type Test Certification to power systems planning, regulatory compliance, renewables integration and sustainable use, we have you covered. When experience matters, trust DNV GL’s 150-year heritage of integrity, impartiality and innovation.
OFSOFS was the first commercial producer of optical
fibers, and the first to market many of the fiber optic
products that today set industry standards. Our company
developed the first application specific fiber, the first
optical connectors, the first ribbon cables, the first
attenuators, and dozens of additional breakthroughs that
enabled the fiber optics revolution.
Our Bell Laboratories legacy, combined with the
experience of the Furukawa research, continues in the
activities of thousands of OFS employees who work to
make voice, data and video transmission faster, cleaner,
more cost effective and more reliable.
Our fiber manufacturing plant in Norcross, U.S.A. (in the
outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia), which began producing
optical fiber in 1976 and has been continuously
modernized, is one of the world’s largest fiber optic
manufacturing facilities. OFS operates additional fiber
optic plants in Denmark, Germany, Russia and multiple
We have put our development and manufacturing
resources at work in applications to the home,
customer premises, through cities, and across countries
and oceans. Our products and solutions help service
providers, municipalities, network operators, and home
developers, among others, to meet the exploding
demand for bandwidth as the Internet and data
communications become omnipresent worldwide.
Teijin AramidWe are Teijin Aramid, a subsidiary of the Teijin Group with a passion for aramid. Our commitment both to our products and to our customers has made us a global leader in aramids. Wherever strength, safety, heat or flame resistance, low weight or sustainability is required, you will find our Twaron®, Sulfron®, Teijinconex® or Technora®. Our products are used worldwide in many different applications and markets, including automotive, ballistic protection, marine, civil engineering, protective clothing, optical fiber cables, and oil & gas. With our four high performance aramids – produced at our plants in The Netherlands and Japan – we offer the widest range of products. And, with unrivalled expertise and experience we are able to continuously work on further innovations. Often in cooperation with customers and partners through our worldwide sales and marketing organization. That’s the power of aramid.
SAMPFounded in 1936 in Bologna (Italy), SAMP and its subsidiaries located in China, the USA, Russia and India is the only company worldwide able to provide customers
with the complete wire and cable process chain.
The product portfolio includes rod breakdown lines for copper, aluminium and alloys, drawing machines, annealers, spooling and coiling solutions, bunchers, payoff
solutions, insulation and sheathing lines.
Malaysian Cable Manufacturers AssociationMalaysia Cable Manufacturers Association - MCMA (Formerly known as Malaysia Electric Cable & Wires Association – MECWA) was established in 1980 comprising manufacturers of power and telecommunication cables and conducts with the objective, among others, as follows:
i) to bring together manufacturers of power and telecommunication cables with the object of enhancing the reputation of the industry as a responsible and ethical association of manufacturers.
ii) to bring about a degree of cooperation between manufactures, to improve the efficiency of the industry, the standard of products and sales service to the market,
iii) to actively promote the presence and representation of MCMA in the Malaysia cable and wire industry through constant liaison and meetings with the relevant officials of the specific ministries, government agencies and authorities.
International Wire & Machinery AssociationThe International Wire and Machinery Association – the world’s largest and most influential corporate membership association for the wire, cable and wire product industries – has more than 300 member companies in 50 countries worldwide.
Member companies benefit from a wealth of experience in new technology, education and growth through a unique range of benefits, services and events. A not-for-profit making trade association, the IWMA is ideally placed at the head of a vast multi-national industry.
In addition to a range of benefits to becoming a member, the IWMA publishes ‘Wire & Cable News’ twice a year – allowing companies the opportunity to promote their business free of charge in a publication that is read worldwide and distributed freely at industry events and exhibitions.
EuroWireEuroWire is the international magazine for the wire and cable industries.
Published six times per year, EuroWire magazine covers technological developments concerning wire and cable manufacturing methods, production machinery and processing equipment. In every issue we report on specialist areas of wire and cable manufacturing.
With its multi-lingual editions, EuroWire enjoys an increasing and unrivalled readership across Europe, the Americas, and internationally, being understood by a wide audience who are able to enjoy the content in the language of their choice.
EuroWire magazine is present at all the leading international industry trade fairs and makes essential reading for wire and cable technologists.
Wire and Cable AsiaA leading wire and cable trade magazine, Wire & Cable ASIA is available six times each year in both English and mandarin Chinese.
Wire & Cable ASIA has a closely controlled international circulation across the wire and cable industry in North and South East Asia, effectively penetrating the Chinese speaking markets.
Every issue of Wire & Cable ASIA contains the latest wire and cable industry news from around the globe, reports on new technological developments, a section covering the Indian wire and cable industry, new machinery and equipment for the production and processing of wire, cables and fibre optics, regular topical features covering information about wire, cable, fibre optic production and processing, detailed information on the major international wire and cable trade fairs, as well as in-depth technical articles by world renowned authors and industry specialists.
With its bilingual issues, Wire & Cable ASIA has a unique and increasing distribution across Asia and the rest of the world.
Wire & Cable Technology InternationalWire & Cable Technology International is a bimonthly international technical magazine for manufacturers, processors, distributors and users of all types of electrical, communication and mechanical wire and cable including fiber optic cable.
Wire & Cable Technology International magazine is the independent voice of the wire and cable industry, and it includes a quarterly magazine-in-a-magazine section called Wire & Cable Connector for the wire processing sector.
Wirefirst.comWirefirst.com is an online directory and portal dedicated to the wire and cable industry. The website has been running since 2000 and is now 12 years old.
Every week, Wirefirst.com receives tens of thousands of unique visitors who are looking for suppliers and manufacturers of wire & cable products and machinery as well as keep abreast with the latest technology news and events.
Register today at www.wirefirst.com to take advantage of this excellent promotional tool for your company. Adding your company to Wirefirst.com is easy and a basic registration costs just US$50 per year.
Wire JournalWire Journal International (WJI), the official publication of The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc., is the leading publication for the wire and cable industry.
WJI reaches professionals in 105 countries providing the most comprehensive news and information about the industry. Coverage includes the latest technological developments in the manufacture and fabrication of wire and cable products; management and economic trends facing the industry; and personnel appointments.
WJI readers include executives, engineers, plant operators, and technical, sales, and purchasing professionals engaged in the manufacture of ferrous, nonferrous, and electrical wire and cable; fiber optic cable; and formed and fabricated wire products.