Infrastructure with drive

Nynas has been contributing to the development of Poland’s infrastructure since 1994.

With almost 40 million inhabitants, Poland is a major power in Europe. The country’s strong economy has laid the foundations for significant infrastructure investments. At present, Poland is one of the countries in Europe that is investing the most in the construction and maintenance of roads.

Nynas has been contributing to the development of the country’s infrastructure since 1994. The bitumen depot is in the port town of Szczecin. Most of the products arrive there by ship from Nynäshamn, Sweden. From this depot Nynas supplies customers not only all over Poland, but also in Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Ukraine.

“We’re expecting healthy growth looking ahead, primarily for polymer modified bitumen (PMB). The Polish climate with cold winters and hot summers places heavy strains on the roads. So, it pays for itself in the long term to use PMB in the wearing course, even though the initial cost is a little higher,” says Grzegorz Sochanski, Managing Director, Nynas Sp. z o.o.

Noted

Nynas exits US sanctions

The US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) announced today that Nynas is no longer being blocked pursuant to the Venezuela Sanctions Regulations. As a result of a corporate restructuring of the ownership of Nynas AB sanctions are lifted, and US persons and companies no longer require an authorization from OFAC to engage in transactions or activities with Nynas AB. As a consequence, general license GL 13E is removed.

Sustainable Development

Asphalt – a circular material

The reuse of asphalt is one area where the bitumen and asphalt industries contribute to a more sustainable utilisation of our natural resources.

Projects

Rising to the challenge

Playing a key part of the supply chain for a huge road project in England, Nynas delivered more than 20,000 tons of bitumen in time-critical batches, helping to complete the work well ahead of schedule.

Interview

New directions

Increased traffic volumes, digitalisation and an ageing road network are placing greater demands on the road transport system. Director General Lena Erixon discusses how the Swedish Transport Administration is facing today’s challenges with an eye on the future.

Noted

The score for quality is lower

Roberto Crotti, World Economic Forum (WEF), on the state of the European road network.

Interview on the link between roads and competitiveness


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