BorsodChem is a Hungarian-based producer and processor of plastic raw materials and isocyanates. Its business is divided into two business units: PU business unit (methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) and toluene di-isocyanate (TDI)) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC).
BorsodChem's strategy is to become a major European TDI producer and continue profitable growth in MDI. It will concentrate on differentiating a considerable part of its downstream MDI and TDI in order to add extra value and provide for sufficient sustainable competitive advantage. The move forward from commodity products towards further processed specialty products, polyurethane systems and solutions will enable the company to be a “price setter rather than price taker”.
In PVC, BorsodChem will maintain its PVC business for synergies within the integrated product portfolio while maximising cash generation.
BorsodChem is headquartered in Hungary and has around 3,910 employees.
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Board of directors
Board member: Wolfgang Büchele
Board member: Tamás Purzsa
Board member: Béla S. Varga
Board member: János Szabó
Board member: Anikó Száraz
Board member: Gyula Gaál
Board member: Viktor Katona
Board member: Rik de Vos
Adress: Bolyai ter 1, H-3700 Kazincbarcika, Hungary
Mailing address: H-3702 Kazincbarcika, Pf. 208
Tel: +36 48 511 211
Fax: +36 48 511 511
BorsodChem is a producer and processor of plastic raw materials and isocyanates. In December 2006, Permira completed a public purchase offer for all shares of BorsodChem. Permira, together with its partner Vienna Capital Partners (VCP), acquired a joint influence of 92.9% of BorsodChem.
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BorsodChem’s “new” strategy is named “Strategy 2012”. Implementation of the long-term strategy is believed will elevate the company on to a leading European level with a strong focus on isocyanates in its product portfolio. (Edited from: 'Strategy' and annual report). ICIS also provides you with key financial data listed in table form.
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