Borouge and Agility Global Integrated Logistics have broken ground to set up new logistics hub in Shanghai that will receive over 6,00,000 tpa of polyolefins (polypropylene and polyethylene). The 70,000 sq m facility, which will mainly serve the Chinese market, will be completed by 2009 and be fully operational by May 2010, employing around 120 staff from Agility. The hub will receive polymers in bulk containers directly from the Borouge Middle East gateway situated at Ruwais in Abu Dhabi. A 30,000 sq m compound manufacturing unit (CMU) will also be built for Borouge at the same site in Shanghai. This unit would produce 50,000 tpa of compounds for use in automotive, domestic appliance, power tool and electrical applications.