Borealis’ bottling innovation gives on-and off-the-shelf benefits to KKT

The excellent transparancy and gloss allow customers to see the real colour of the paint insideKaller Kunststoff Technik GmbH (KKT), a specialist in the production of plastic bottles for the food, beverage, cosmetic and paint industry, has selected a biaxially oriented polypropylene (PP) grade from Borealis to manufacture injection stretch blow moulded (ISBM) bottles for water-based paint. The choice of this material gives KKT a competitive edge in this specialised market traditionally dominated by extrusion blow moulded high density polyethylene (HDPE)-based bottles. Lower production costs, improved aesthetics and better impact resistance are among the advantages provided by Borealis’ PP ISBM grade RF926MO.

Borealis receives technical certification for its automotive solutions

Borealis plant in Beringen, BelgiumBorealis was recently awarded the ISO/TS 16949:2002 technical specification for two key production facilities serving the automotive business. Following audits conducted by Det Norske Veritas during April 2005 the certification was awarded to Schwechat, Austria and Beringen, Belgium, providing Borealis automotive customers with the continuing assurance of polypropylene (PP) and PP compound material quality specific to the criteria set by the industry.


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