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The History Of Borgarplast

1971

Borgarplast founded in Borgarnes, a small town on the west coast of Iceland. The company manufactures Polystyrene (EPS) products for the construction industry.

1983

A rotational moulding factory is set up in Kópavogur, a neighbouring town of Reykjavík. Production of Polyethylene (PE) products for the food and construction industry starts.

1986

Borgarplast starts exporting insulated plastic bulk containers.

1988

The rotational moulding factory and the company headquarter are moved to Seltjarnarnes, a neighbouring town of Reykjavík.

1989

Borgarplast becomes the second rotational moulding company in the world to use expanded Polyethylene as a solid insulation layer in recyclable plastic bulk containers.

1993

The rotational moulding department receives ISO 9001 quality certification.

1994

The polystyrene department receives ISO 9001 quality certification.

1996

A new rotational moulding machine that triples production capacity is bought. Exports exceed domestic sale for the first time.

1999

The rotational moulding department receives ISO 14001 environmental certification. New insulated plastic bulk containers that meet the ISO 6780 transport standard are marketed.

2007

The Polystyrene (EPS) department is moved from Borgarnes to its current location at Völuteigur 31-31A in Mosfellsbaer, a neighbouring town of Reykjavík.

2008

The company headquarters and rotational moulding department are moved to Völuteigur 31-31A in Mosfellsbaer. The company is united at the same location for the first time.

2010

Borgarplast permitted to CE mark four product types after a very stringent investigation process. The products are septic tanks, oil separators, fat separators and polystyrene insulation.