Dubai – MENA Herald: Borouge, a leading petrochemical company that provides innovative, value creating plastics solutions, honoured 58 employees from different regions and functions for generating innovative ideas that have significantly contributed to the Company’s business development. Borouge has also recognised another 124 loyal employees and senior officials who worked at Borouge with full commitment and dedication for 10 to 35 years.
The awardees were announced during the Borouge Innovation & Long Service Awards 2016 ceremony held on 10 April 2016 at Sheikh Khalifa Energy Complex in Abu Dhabi. The celebration was attended by representatives of the Owners, senior officials and employees of Borouge.
“I am very pleased to organise this ceremony to show our commitment to recognise talents within our organisation and honour our people whose loyalty, creative minds and innovative perspectives have been translated into successful projects that contributed to further development of the Company,” said Abdulaziz Alhajri, CEO Abu Dhabi Polymers Company (Borouge). “I am proud to say that the awardees have truly lived our value ‘CREATE’ in such a challenging time through thriving on creativity and innovation and exploring ‘out of the box’ solutions that drive continuous improvement.”
Borouge’s innovative capabilities have been reinforced with the recent inauguration of the state-of-the-art Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi that serves as a focal point of innovation and research in the field of polymer development and application technology. With the dedication and commitment of more than 70 international and UAE national talented scientists, engineers and researchers, the Centre enabled Borouge to file over 200 patents for more than 40 new products during the past four years.
“Innovation is an industry-driven value at Borouge and that is clearly reflected on our people across the whole company,” said Wim Roels, Chief Executive Officer of Borouge Pte Ltd. “With the Borouge Innovation Centre functioning as a hub of business creativity and running by such talented personnel, Borouge continues to enhance its innovation capabilities to better support our increasing customers and respond to their complex requirements by continuously developing new sustainable and innovative product offerings and applications.”
The Borouge Awards ceremony featured a special presentation that was delivered by Izabela Lomacka, Global Procurement Director, Closures and Lables, Coca-Cola, who shared her experience and thoughts and inspiring ideas on innovation.
Borouge’s senior management then honoured the winners and runners-up of the Borouge’s Innovation Awards under the following five categories.
Innovator of the Year – Operations
Innovator of the Year – Customer Solution
Idea of the Year
Business and Service Innovation Award
The Borouge Innovation & Long Service Awards ceremony was concluded with the representatives of Borouge Owners and management honouring employees and senior officials from different functions and regions of Borouge for working at the Company for 10 to 35 years with full dedication and recognised performance.