It was established in 2003 by Basell Europe Holdings B.V. and PKN ORLEN SA, both of which hold 50 percent of shares in BOP. The Company is part of the LyondellBasell Group (also known as LyondellBasell) and the ORLEN Group. BOP is the only Polish producer of polyolefins, and is the largest domestic producer of plastics.
In Płock, BOP has two world-class plants for the production of polypropylene and polyethylene. These state-of-the-art facilities are capable of producing 800 thousand tonnes of resins per year, including 480 thousand tons of polypropylene (PP), produced using the Spheripol technology and 320 thousand tonnes of high - density polyethylene (HDPE), produced using the Hostalen technology.
Both technologies are licensed by a company from the LyondellBasell Group.
BOP also has a plant for the production of low-density polyethylene (LDPE), with annual production output of 100 thousand tonnes.
In other words, the company's combined production capacity is 900 thousand tonnes of polyolefins. The products are dispatched from BOP's Logistic Platform, one of the largest and most advanced facilities of its kind in Europe.
Basell Orlen Polyolefins Sprzedaż Sp. z o.o. (BOPS), BOP's wholly-owned subsidiary, offers Polish processors of polyolefins the products from LyondellBasell's portfolio produced in the three plants in Płock. It also offers polyolefins produced outside of Poland. Products offered by BOPS have a broad range of applications on both the consumer market and the industrial market. These applications include the production of packaging, films and foils, textile and clothing products, and automotive parts and pipes.
BOPS has an extensive sales network and well-developed customer service channels. It also offers its Polish customers reliable technical support.
BOP and BOPS comprise the BOP Group.