Borealis (also known as Borealis Group and Borealis AG) is a company providing polyolefins, base chemicals, and fertilizers. It offers fertilizers to the agricultural markets and technical nitrogen and melamine products to the wood-working markets. The company serves energy, automotive, piping, consumer products, healthcare, packaging, and other industries.

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyMubadala
HQWien, AT
Founded1994
Websiteborealisgroup.com
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Borealis was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Wien, AT
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Key People/Management at Borealis

Thomas Gangl

Thomas Gangl

Chief Executive (CEO)
Mark Tonkens

Mark Tonkens

Chief Financial Officer
Lucrece Foufopoulos

Lucrece Foufopoulos

Executive Vice President Polyolefins, Innovation & Technology
Martijn Arjen van Koten

Martijn Arjen van Koten

Executive Vice President Base Chemicals & Operations
Wolfram Krenn

Wolfram Krenn

Executive Vice President Base Chemicals & Operations
Philippe Roodhooft

Philippe Roodhooft

Executive Vice President Middle East and Growth Projects
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Borealis Office Locations

Borealis has offices in Wien, Linz, Schwechat, Houston and in 31 other locations
Wien, AT (HQ)
Wagramer Str. 17
Linz, AT
Sankt-Peter-Straße 25
Schwechat, AT
Danubiastraße 21-25
Beringen, BE
Ravenshout
Beveren, BE
Sint-Jansweg 2
Mechelen, BE
Schaliënhoevedreef 20T
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Borealis Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1994
Borealis is a subsidiary of Mubadala

Borealis Revenue

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Borealis's revenue was reported to be €8.1 b in FY, 2019 which is a 2.8% decrease from the previous period.
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

7.6b8.3b8.1b

Revenue growth, %

10%(3%)

Cost of goods sold

5.8b6.8b6.4b

Gross profit

1.8b1.5b1.7b
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

4.2b4.3b3.5b

Cost of goods sold

3.3b3.4b2.8b

Gross profit

893.4m876.7m657.1m

Gross profit Margin, %

21%20%19%
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

229.1m72.3m106.3m

Accounts Receivable

574.0m691.0m749.9m

Inventories

1.2b1.2b1.1b

Current Assets

2.6b2.7b2.4b
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

86.1m142.9m148.2m

Accounts Receivable

736.3m870.7m628.1m

Inventories

1.1b1.1b903.8m

Current Assets

2.6b2.7b2.0b
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash From Operating Activities

725.1m517.5m873.2m

Purchases of PP&E

(453.2m)(326.3m)(375.8m)

Capital Expenditures

(51.8m)(93.8m)(95.0m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(140.7m)(25.7m)(41.3m)
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash From Operating Activities

279.8m399.4m598.2m

Purchases of PP&E

(140.5m)(134.1m)(277.2m)

Capital Expenditures

(23.7m)(33.7m)(35.0m)

Cash From Investing Activities

41.2m74.9m(686.9m)
EURFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

1.2m

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Borealis Operating Metrics

FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018FY, 2019

Patent Families

1.6 k1.6 k

Patents Issued

6.4 k6.9 k

Patents Pending

2.8 k3 k

Vendors

10 k10 k7 k
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Borealis Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
NOVA ChemicalsApril 15, 2020
Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbHJuly 17, 2018
mtm compact GmbHJune 02, 2016
mtm plastics GmbHJune 02, 2016
Speciality Polymers Antwerp N.V.September 01, 2014
Rosier SAJuly 01, 2013
DEXPlastomers VOFMarch 04, 2013
AGRIPRODUITS S.A.S.
Borealis AB
Borealis Agrolinz Melamine Deutschland GmbH
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Borealis Revenue Breakdown

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Borealis revenue breakdown by business segment: 63.5% from Polyolefins, 18.4% from Base Chemicals, 15.6% from Borealis NITRO and 2.6% from Other

Borealis revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 74.4% from EU Countries, 6.0% from Middle East and Asia, 9.7% from Non-EU Countries in Europe, 7.1% from Other and 2.8% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Borealis's employees are reported to be approximately 18% female and 82% male.
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Borealis Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

94/100

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Borealis Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Borealis Online and Social Media Presence

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Borealis News and Updates

Newly Commissioned Biostoom Waste-to-Energy Plant Delivers Steam and Electricity to Borealis in Beringen, Belgium

Borealis and Bionerga announce the joint commissioning of Biostoom, a new waste-to-energy plant constructed and operated by Bionerga in Beringen, Belgium

Borealis to Install Quentys™ Based Pv Modules Supporting Its Ambition to Source 50% Renewable Electricity by 2030

Borealis is planning to install solar modules with its own Quentys™ encapsulant technology in its production sites across Europe

Borealis to Gain International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC PLUS) for All Its European Polyolefin Production Sites

Four of Borealis polyolefin production locations in Europe are currently ISCC PLUS certified, with the remaining two to be certified by the first quarter of 2021

Everminds™ in Action: Borealis Closes the Loop Pilot Project in Belgium Eliminates Single-Use Cups With Double-Closed Loop System

Borealis eliminates single-use plastic cups at its four sites in Belgium as part of a close-the-loop pilot project

Borealis Makes Progress Towards “Goal Zero” Thanks to Upgraded State-of-the-Art Water Treatment System in Schwechat, Austria

Borealis announces that the upgraded wastewater treatment system at its integrated production location in Schwechat, Austria, is now fully operational

Kunststoff Aus Abfall: Wie Borealis Grüner Werden Will

Europas führender Kunststoffhersteller setzt auf Kreislaufwirtschaft und Recycling. Doch der Abschied vom Öl wird von der aktuellen Krise gebremst
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Borealis Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Borealis founded?

    Borealis was founded in 1994.

  • Who are Borealis key executives?

    Borealis's key executives are Thomas Gangl, Mark Tonkens and Lucrece Foufopoulos.

  • How many employees does Borealis have?

    Borealis has 6,480 employees.

  • What is Borealis revenue?

    Latest Borealis annual revenue is €8.1 b.

  • What is Borealis revenue per employee?

    Latest Borealis revenue per employee is €1.3 m.

  • Who are Borealis competitors?

    Competitors of Borealis include Braskem, Dow and Olin Corporation.

  • Where is Borealis headquarters?

    Borealis headquarters is located at Wagramer Str. 17, Wien.

  • Where are Borealis offices?

    Borealis has offices in Wien, Linz, Schwechat, Houston and in 31 other locations.

  • How many offices does Borealis have?

    Borealis has 41 offices.