- Abu Dhabi – Al-Bayan
Date: September 18, 2020 Borouge Petrochemical Company produced a quantity of HH450FB, which is one of the company’s special varieties of polypropylene solutions manufactured in the UAE, which Borouge developed in cooperation with Borealis for use in the manufacture of face masks.
Khalfan Al Muhairi, Senior Executive Vice President, Middle East and Africa in Borouge, said: With the global demand for face masks rising, we are pleased to provide the necessary support to the healthcare sector in the UAE and the Middle East region through our production of innovative materials used in the manufacture of face masks.
This new type of polypropylene is produced locally at the Borouge Petrochemical Complex in Ruwais, and then it is supplied to customers in the UAE who in turn use it to produce the fabric that is used in the manufacture of face masks, and this material is also used in the manufacture of various other types of face masks for uses. In hospitals, as well as in the manufacture of bed linen and types of single-use personal protective equipment.