Frame agreement applies to
Borealis affiliates worldwide

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Frame agreement applies to Borealis affiliates worldwide  

Source: Borealis AG - New PE2 plant in Porvoo, Finland

Borealis signs a three-year frame agreement with HIMA for the delivery of process safety systems and related services.

HIMA today announced a three-year agreement with Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, to provide safety instrumented systems, components and related services to Borealis sites around the world.

HIMA, Borealis’ main vendor for emergency shutdown (ESD) systems, will continue to provide safety systems that further strengthen Borealis’ ongoing safety focus by applying leading-edge safety technology and services. HIMA systems will allow Borealis to implement the highest level of safety integrity and have the flexibility to update, maintain or modify the systems without interrupting their protective functions or production operations.

The agreement includes HIMA’s TÜV-certified HIMax®, HIQuad, HIMatrix® and Planar4 product lines; the SILworX® and ELOPII configuration, programming and diagnostic software suites; and associated functional safety and engineering services.

About Borealis

Borealis is a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers. This year, Borealis already celebrates its 20th anniversary. 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).