Sabic Review 2015

Sabic’s planned reorganisation will focus resources more intensively on the needs of each line, enhancing customer intimacy with more focused solutions and helping move Sabic to the next level of portfolio product managementSaudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic), one of the world’s largest...






Sabic IP’s commodity products will be placed in the parent firm’s Chemicals and Polymers unit. Remaining Sabic IP products will be in a new specialities unitBy the middle of next year, there won’t be a plastics business at One Plastics Avenue.That well-known address in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, was...






Students drew inspiration from Sabic’s broad range of thermoplastic materials and solutions for the automotive industry, as well as the company’s insightsSabic and Art Centre College of Design have announced the winners of a three-month long competition focused on designing an innovative vehicle for...






With support from Sabic, the Integral Coach Factory (ICF), located in Chennai, designed a three-seat modular system using injection-moulded polycarbonateSabic showcased a broad portfolio of innovative design and material solutions at Plastindia 2015, which was held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, February...






This suite of new materials has been optimised for transmission conditions from 900 MHz to 3GHz and beyond, providing different combinationsThe explosive growth of smart devices, mobile-to-mobile connected modules and the ever-increasing amounts of data and voice traffic generated by their use are...






Clear Lexan, a lightweight engineered thermoplastic material, was developed in response to the airline industry’s ongoing desire for a transparent materialSabic has been named a winner of the prestigious Crystal Cabin Award in the category of Materials and Components at an award ceremony on April 14...






The Atex Ovinto Sat solution provides details about cargo being transported and its conditionGlobstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globalstar, and Ovinto have announced that Sabic, a supplier of petrochemicals, will equip its entire European fleet of 500 rail tank cars...






Sabic’s booth featured important expansions of its industry-leading Lexan sheet portfolioAs airlines seek every opportunity to reduce weight, differentiate their brands, minimise costs and enhance their customers’ flying experiences, they need versatile materials, creative design options and global...






In addition to capacity expansions, Sabic is also investing in world-class technologyIn light of dynamic industry trends and rapidly changing technologies, Sabic has announced a number of investments that will drive operational efficiencies, increase capacity, leverage world-class technology, and...






Sabic’s PC glazing solutions offer up to 40 per cent in weight savings for the front fixed window and sliding panel compared to conventional glassSabic’s polycarbonate (PC) glazing solutions were highlighted during Abarth’s official launch of the production model of its Abarth 695 Biposto. The...






Sabic has worked with Brazil’s Indusbello to develop a differentiated solution using Ultem HU1004 resinSabic’s Innovative Plastics business continues to develop materials with properties that can contribute to protecting both staff and patients from infection. Working closely with customers to...






Through the initiative, Sabic engaged companies that demonstrated an interest in growing their business in the kingdom and Middle East regionThrough its Home of Innovation growth initiative, Sabic has announced strategic marketing relationships with 40 global, regional and local manufacturing...






The novel roof fairing concept will also be of interest to truck operators around the world as several other countries and regions have set new fuel efficiency normsAgainst the backdrop of tightening fuel efficiency standards for larger trucks in the US and elsewhere around the world, Sabic has...






During the process, Sabic captures the recyclate from their packaging material and converts it into new plastic bags containing 50 per cent recyclate. Bags are then produced, together with Fardem and Morssinkhof, that do not compromise on qualityFour million plastic bags made with 50 per cent...






Sabic is helping its customers adapt to its new Cycoloy HCX1640 resin, which can enable manufacturers to design robust, light and attractive drug delivery devices that meet standard healthcare regulationsMedical device manufacturers can now meet the need for smaller, lighter, more discreet drug...






The plant will manufacture high-performance polyethylene products using the Nexlene technologySabic and South Korean petrochemical company SK Global Chemical have inaugurated a $640 million polyethylene plant in Ulsan, South Korea.The plant was established through Sabic SK Nexlene Company (SSNC), a...






By manufacturing in Dammam the company can more effectively and efficiently respond to the needs of local and regional customers and partners, such as Saudi Aramco, while also aligning with the kingdom’s strategic objectivesGE oil & gas has inaugurated the first phase expansion of its pressure...






The petrochemical major’s LNP STAT-KON carbon fibre-reinforced compound was chosen for its excellent strength-to-weight ratio and high stiffness, which minimises warping during the 3D printing processSabic delivered the innovative materials and processing expertise needed to create a first-of-its-...






In response to the growing demands from its customers for a wide range of transparent, opalescent and satin lighting options for rail interiors, Elkamet decided to use two of Sabic’s new Lexan resins for its state-of-art lighting profilesRailway coach manufacturers can now employ high-performance...






Potential and existing customers had the opportunity to see how close collaboration with the supplier can lead to innovation in sectors from automotive to packaging. The films illustrate how customer intimacy have led to overcome challengesFrom climate change to population growth, global trends are...






EBKSA has invested heavily in various training processes, both in-kingdom and globally, to ensure the continuous development and retention of staff in SaudiAlways aiming to offer its customers the highest levels of sales and service available, global mechanical seals manufacturer EagleBurgmann...






Bliss Anand, a leading manufacturer of field instruments for process, power and energy Industries formed in 1975 by Prem Anand, a persuasive entrepreneur from New Delhi, India has dramatically grown over the past four decades.The product range meets world class quality and includes magnetic level...






Shell’s reputation for groundbreaking technology rests on the capabilities of its technical and engineering staff and on its global investment of $1.3 billion a year in R&D – the highest by any international oil companyThey say that great products are based on real innovation – and that...






Shell Josloc launches new turbine oils and announces the local blending of others through a series of Turbine Seminars in Saudi ArabiaAl Jomaih and Shell Lubricating Oil Company (Josloc) in Saudi Arabia recently organised the first Turbine Week seminars in Al Khobar. The main objectives of these...






The company has recently started manufacturing its Sheetrock plasterboard brand and wall solutions at its state-of-the-art production plant in Salalah, OmanUSG Boral Middle East, one of the leading manufacturers of innovative finishing building materials in the region, plans to launch its Sheetrock...






One of the leading private vocational training providers in Saudi Arabia, ITC represents the parent company’s eagerness to positively support Saudisation by qualifying and developing the local workforceIntegrated Training Company (ITC), was launched in 2001 with clear and concise goals that will...






The monoflange with dual double block and bleed function is noteworthy for maximum operational reliability and minimum weight – properties that are critically important in floating systems for extraction of crude oil and natural gasIndustrial valve specialist AS-Schneider has developed a manifold...






The company’s Smart 3D provides an integrated 3D design and manufacturing environment to support the design of plants, marine and materials handling facilitiesIntergraph Process, Power & Marine (Intergraph PP&M) has a long track record in developing and offering integrated design...






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