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SABIC RELEASES AT JEC WORLD 2018 RESULTS OF LIFECYCLE ASSESSMENT OF CAR DOORS MADE WITH UDMAX™ THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITE TAPE

PARIS, FRANCE, March 8, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is releasing here at JEC World 2018 in stand L84, hall 5, the results of a recent lifecycle assessment of passenger car side doors using hybrid material solutions including laminates made with its continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite (CFRTC), the UDMAX two key environmental categories: global warming potential and cumulative energy demand. In addition to weighing significantly less than steel, aluminum ...


08.03.2018

SABIC PREVIEWS BREAKTHROUGH MASS PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY FOR THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITE LAMINATES

PARIS, FRANCE, March 7, 2018 - Thermoplastic composites are prized for their light weight and exceptional strength. However, mainstream adoption has lagged due to shortcomings in existing production processes, which are slow, costly, and labor- and waste-intensive. To drive broader use of these advanced materials across multiple industries, SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has invested in the composites industry Exhibiting at JEC World 2018 in stand L84, hall 5, SABIC is preview ...


07.03.2018

SABIC LAUNCHES NEW UDMAX™ THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITE TAPE FEATURING HIGH STRENGTH FOR PIPE AND PRESSURE VESSEL REINFORCEMENT

PARIS, FRANCE, March 6, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is introducing here at JEC World 2018 in stand L84, hall 5, new UDMAX Unique Technology for Maximum Performance The UDMAXirector, SABIC FRT.   HPFIT Expanded Design Freedom Reinforcing pipes and pressure vessels with UDMAX ...


06.03.2018

SABIC SHOWCASES DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION IN THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING AT JEC WORLD 2018

PARIS, FRANCE, March 5, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is featuring here at JEC World 2018, several new breakthrough innovations in materials and manufacturing designed to drive broader adoption of strong, lightweight thermoplastic composites across the automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics and energy industries. Specifically, the company is displaying in stand L84, Hall 5, its growing portfolio of continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite (CFRTC) tapes; ...


05.03.2018

SABIC demonstrates commitment to sustainable development at WEF with iconic structure, ICEhouse™

Dr. Abdulaziz Saleh Al-Jarbou, SABIC Chairman, will host a reception for a number of global business leaders attending the WEF at the iconic structure, called ICEhouse ICEhousef people in extreme distressed situations. Commenting on SABIC& CEO, Yousef Al-Benyan said, Complementing the ICEhouse   SABIC General Manager for Corporate Sustainability, Frank Kuijpers said, Kuijpers added, ...


24.01.2018

SABIC HELPS BOOST PROCESS PERFORMANCE AND COST EFFICIENCY FOR CUSTOMERS IN PACKAGING INDUSTRY

Today, there is an increasing pressure from consumers, retailers, brand owners, regulators, governments, and non-government organizations for packaging, particularly in helping to reduce waste in the global food supply and in protecting goods for consumers while complying with ever more stringent regulations for food and consumer safety. Brand owners look for new packaging solutions that speak to consumer expectations with distinctive designs, transparency, hygiene, and easy opening. Packaging m ...


23.01.2018

SABIC ADDS UNIQUE PP ULTRA MELT STRENGTH RESIN TO ITS GLOBAL FOAM PORTFOLIO

Close collaboration with our partners in the value chain has enabled SABIC to build up a large bank of knowledge on foaming technologies, and to develop a dedicated, diverse global foam portfolio, applicable in almost all industrial applications. SABIC is adding to this portfolio with the launch of its SABIC® PP-UMS (Ultra Melt Strength) resin – a completely new generation of melt strength polypropylenes. SABIC’s new resin is unique in the market, with a melt strength of more than 65 cN and ou ...


29.11.2017

SABIC ANNOUNCES EUROPEAN LAUNCH OF THERMOCOMP™ AM MATERIALS FOR LARGE FORMAT ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING AT FORMNEXT

SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, today introduced to the European market a family of high-performance THERMOCOMP™ AM compounds to address the unique requirements of large format additive manufacturing. Here at Formnext 2017, in stand 3.1-G78, the company is exhibiting these eight new compounds, developed for use in large-format pellet-fed extruders. Print parameters and mechanical property data for the materials – developed by SABIC using test specimens printed on the company’s i ...


16.11.2017

SABIC DEBUTS TOUGH HIGH-IMPACT LEXAN™ EXL FILAMENT FOR FUSED DEPOSITION MODELING AT FORMNEXT 2017

SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is launching here at Formnext 2017, in stand 3.1-G78, new LEXAN™ EXL AMHI240F filament. This unique product is based on SABIC’s LEXAN™ EXL polycarbonate (PC) copolymer technology, which delivers high impact performance and low-temperature ductility. The new filament addresses the need for higher-performing materials in the industrial sector, and is designed for use in Stratasys® Fortus® Classic industrial printers. It is a potential material of ch ...


15.11.2017

SABIC FEATURES MULTIPLE NEW MATERIALS THAT DEMONSTRATE COMMITMENT TO ADVANCING ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING AT FORMNEXT

SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is demonstrating here at Formnext 2017, stand 3.1-G78, its strong focus on advancing additive manufacturing from prototyping to full-scale production. The company is launching today its new LEXAN™ EXL AMHI240F filament, a unique product for fused deposition modeling that delivers high impact performance and low-temperature ductility. LEXAN™ EXL filament supplements the filament portfolio that SABIC launched earlier this year and is displaying at i ...


14.11.2017

LIGHTWEIGHT INSTRUMENT PANEL CARRIER OF 2017 MINI COUNTRYMAN TAKES TOP HONORS IN BODY INTERIOR CATEGORY OF SPE AUTOMOTIVE INNOVATION AWARDS

The instrument panel carrier of the 2017 MINI Countryman from BMW Group is this year’s winner in the Body Interior category of the Automotive Innovation Awards, an annual competition now in its 47th year and run by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). An innovative process combined with lightweight-enabling materials from SABIC helps reduce the part’s weight by about 15 percent versus a comparable solid plastic component. The injection-molded part uses a high flow concentrate long glass fi ...


09.11.2017

CERAFILTEC PROMISES “CLEAN WATER EVERYWHERE” WITH UNIQUE CERAMIC FILTRATION MODULE MOLDED FROM SABIC NORYL™ RESIN

According to the United Nations 1, water shortages will affect two-thirds of the world''s population by 2025 if current consumption patterns continue. CERAFILTEC, a manufacturer of innovative water filtration solutions, is helping to address this looming crisis with a unique filtration module molded from SABIC’s NORYL™ glass-reinforced polyphenylene ether (PPE) resin. The new module securely houses multiple high-performance silicon carbide (SiC) flat sheet membranes that can quickly an ...


02.11.2017

SABIC SHOWCASES AT AQUATECH COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES TO PREDICT PERFORMANCE OF THERMOPLASTICS IN WATER MANAGEMENT

SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is sharing its latest capabilities to support the global water industry here at Aquatech Amsterdam from Oct. 31 – Nov. 3 in stand #1.430. The company is featuring new services such as Predictive Engineering to its Water Management Center of Excellence located in Bergen Op Zoom, the Netherlands - a technology center where the company’s experts work with water industry manufacturers to test and optimize products designed with SABIC’s high-performanc ...


31.10.2017

SABIC TO LAUNCH NEW HIGH-IMPACT STRENGTH FILAMENT FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING AT FORMNEXT 2017

SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, will introduce at Formnext 2017, in stand 3.1-G78, a unique new fused deposition modeling filament that delivers markedly improved impact resistance compared to currently available filaments. The new product, suitable for potential aerospace, consumer and automotive applications, meets growing global demand for higher performing additive manufacturing consumables and is the first in a series of differentiated materials SABIC plans to launch in the ...


26.10.2017

SABIC to feature innovative resins and development services at Aquatech to solve customers’ water management challenges

SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, will showcase at Aquatech Amsterdam its industry-leading water management resources, technical support services and materials that are helping customers address global industry trends in revitalizing infrastructures and raising operational efficiency (stand #1.430). In particular, the company will spotlight its growing portfolio of high-performance engineering resins for the water management industry, extensive application development capabilities ...


09.10.2017

SABIC INTRODUCES NEW LEXAN™ RESINS FOR LED AUTOMOTIVE LIGHTING

LEXAN™ HF4010SR resin is one of the new offerings. This polycarbonate (PC) material can make it possible for customers to develop complex headlight bezels with enhanced aesthetics. SABIC has also added new grades to its existing LEXAN™ XHT resin line, which can offer improved flow at high temperatures compared to other high-heat polycarbonate materials available today. SABIC’s new materials targeting forward lighting parts come at a time when the complexity of these applications continues to in ...


26.09.2017

SABIC WINS TWO EUROPEAN PLASTICS INNOVATION AWARDS

The awards acknowledge the work of companies that have used plastics to develop a new idea, a new method, a new product or technology that responds to a societal need, while respecting the ‘3 Ps’ of Sustainability – People, Planet, and Profit. Out of the eight categories, SABIC was the only company to be honored in two categories. SABIC picked up the top award in the Best Plastic Application Design category for a prototype 3D printed aircraft seat, designed by Studio Gavari and produced by Stra ...


20.09.2017

SABIC CONTINUES GLOBAL GROWTH WITH INNOVATIVE POLYPROPYLENE VENTURES IN EUROPE

Both facilities, dedicated to innovation in SABIC® PP products, support SABIC’s 2025 strategy to be the preferred world leader in chemicals by delivering ‘Chemistry that Matters™’. An opening ceremony for the pilot plant and a customer event was presided over by Yousef Al-Benyan, SABIC Vice Chairman and CEO, and the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp. “In times of change, organizations have two options: drive or be driven,” said Mr Al-Benyan during the opening ceremony. “At SABIC, w ...


13.09.2017

SABIC’s LATEST PP PILOT PLANT IS NOW OPERATIONAL IN THE NETHERLANDS

Lina Prada, Global PP Technology Director at SABIC, says the pilot plant, at the Brightlands Chemelot R&D and manufacturing campus, is the latest demonstration of SABIC’s commitment to invest in innovation; the company opened a research facility on the Brightlands Chemelot campus in May 2016. “We are making a significant step in growing and developing our capabilities in Geleen, where we have solid expertise in polyolefin developments from all aspects: catalyst, process, material and applica ...


13.09.2017

SABIC WINS THE BEST POLYMER PRODUCERS AWARD 2017 FOR POLYPROPYLENE

The winner is selected based on European-wide customer satisfaction survey conducted by the Polymers for Europe Alliance. Starting in February 2017 for in total three months, all users of polymers in Europe rated their suppliers’ performances by accessing the free of charge voting tool in strict confidence from mid last year up to end of May 2017. Companies are evaluated regarding the five criteria Polymer Quality, Regulatory Compliance, Delivery Reliability, Communication and Innovation. The ...


08.06.2017

SABIC extends its impact copolymers with the new phthalate-free SABIC® PP FLOWPACT FPC70 grade for rigid packaging

SABIC is helping customers in packaging industry to meet these challenges by extending its FLOWPACT impact copolymers family with a new SABIC® PP FPC70 Polypropylene solution for rigid packaging. This high flow (MFR 70) impact copolymer grade based on a phthalate free catalyst is an injection-molding grade developed for applications such as containers, caps and closures in rigid packaging and for consumer goods. SABIC has a strong focus on sustainability in its solutions for the packaging indu ...


16.05.2017

SABIC DEBUTS NEW PORTFOLIO OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE FILAMENTS FOR FUSED DEPOSITION MODELING AT RAPID + TCT

SABIC, a global leader in thermoplastic technology, unveiled today at RAPID + TCT 2017 a new portfolio of high-performance filament grades for fused deposition modeling. The new products, being showcased in booth #2537, address growing global demand for greater material choices in the industrial filament market and lay the groundwork for SABIC’s strategy to help drive the growth of additive manufacturing from a prototyping technology to full-scale production. In addition to a long history of mat ...


10.05.2017

SABIC LAUNCHES EXPANDED FIBER-REINFORCED THERMOPLASTICS TAPE PORTFOLIO AT JEC 2017

“SABIC is looking into entering new markets with the addition of the carbon-fiber reinforced tapes to our existing portfolio of continuous fiber thermoplastics”, explains Andrey Turchin, SABIC FRT business leader. “Having unique mechanical properties, they enable the production of stiffer, stronger and more lightweight parts and can be used in variety of applications such as pipes, pressure vessels, sporting goods”. At the JEC, SABIC will be targeting the automotive, transportation, building &a ...


13.03.2017

SABIC RETURNS TO WEF WITH ICEHOUSE™ BRINGING THE PRINCIPLES OF DESIGNING FOR DURABLE CARBON

The iconic structure—constructed in Davos, Switzerland, for the second year—is spearheading SABIC’s efforts to deliver this breakthrough technology to the world, and in doing so promote the architect William McDonough’s concept of the importance of closed-loop, durable carbon systems. “Through this innovative building, which combines art and engineering, we are exhibiting materials that utilize carbon in a positive way. SABIC solutions can open up a world of new possibilities for designers with ...


18.01.2017

LARGEST-EVER REAR QUARTER WINDOW IN SABIC’S LEXAN™ RESIN DEBUTS ON BUICK’S NEW-GENERATION GL8 MPVS

The new rear quarter window is 40 percent (3kg) lighter and significantly more impact resistant than a comparable glass window. The PC window also features design elements that cannot be achieved with glass, contributing to the more innovative exterior of the new-generation GL8. SGM chose Ningbo Shentong Auto Decorations as its tier one supplier for this key window part. Shentong, a long-time manufacturer of automotive plastic applications, provided design assistance and technical support acro ...


17.01.2017

SABIC’S DEDICATED LDPE FOAM GRADES FOR MEAF AND ASIA

At the beginning of 2016, during the Chinaplas event, SABIC announced the launch of two new dedicated foam grades, SABIC® LDPE HP2024JDF and HP2024NDF, for Middle East, African, and Asian markets for physical extrusion foam. These grades have been successfully adopted by the market. SABIC is committed to the ongoing development of innovative solutions beyond its established foam solutions portfolio, and therefore is additionally launching a new dedicated foam grade, SABIC LDPE HP0824NDF, to broa ...


10.01.2017

SABIC EXPANDS ITS PORTFOLIO OF FOAMABLE POLYMERS

The polymer foam-producing industry currently consumes around 25 million metric tonnes of plastics every year, and is expected to grow by close to 2.5% per year over the next ten years, mainly in building & construction, packaging, transportation, and also furniture. In the building & construction segment, there is a clear need for low-cost, energy-efficient houses that can be built quickly. In packaging, companies must create new designs that minimize the amount of material needed to e ...


03.11.2016

RISING TO TODAY’S HEALTHCARE CHALLENGES, SABIC IS DELIVERING A VAST ARRAY OF OPTIONS & SOLUTIONS

Healthcare is becoming more personalized, from advanced drug delivery systems to home-use health monitors. And individuals will come to increasingly rely on mobile devices to monitor and manage their health. Meanwhile, the healthcare community today faces a very serious challenge -- the prevention of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control estimates that more than 4 million patients in the EU alone acquire an HAI each year. And, according ...


28.10.2016

RISING GLOBAL & URBAN POPULATIONS DRIVING DEVELOPMENT OF BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION SOLUTIONS FROM SABIC

This growth presents huge challenges in terms of infrastructure, energy and environment. It will require trillions of dollars of new investment, and sustainable building techniques and the use of green building materials will be paramount. The global green building market in 2013 grew to $260 billion, and it continues to expand, with the top two reasons for employing sustainable building practices being client demand (35%) and market demand (33%). The construction industry will need to step up i ...


28.10.2016

REDUCE WASTE AND BOOST EFFICIENCY WITH SABIC’s NEW PACKAGING SOLUTIONS

Add to that the ever-increasing consumer demands for new shapes, high transparency and easy-to-open packaging, along with impeccable surface appearance, attractive graphics, user convenience and the trend toward pre-packed foods. Brand owners are challenged to deliver all this, while at the same time lowering their carbon footprint and being good stewards of the environment. Packaging suppliers need to rise to the occasion. SABIC is doing just that this fall at the K 2016 trade show in Düsseldo ...


21.10.2016

SABIC ADDRESSES RISING ENVIRONMENTAL AND URBANIZATION CHALLENGES WITH NEW SOLUTIONS FOR TRANSPORTATION AT K 2016

Consider also that by 2050 the number of vehicles on the world’s roads is likely to rise to 3 billion from the 1.2 billion today. Driven in part by regulations designed to reduce the impact of vehicle emissions on the environment, many of those future cars and trucks will likely have electric or advanced hybrid powertrains. Meanwhile, other transportation sectors, such as aerospace and rail, also face huge challenges. By mid-century, passenger and freight rail will form the backbone of the tran ...


20.10.2016

SABIC HIGHLIGHTS HOW IT IS USING ‘CHEMISTRY THAT MATTERS™’ TO MEET GLOBAL CHALLENGES AT K 2016 TRADE SHOW

A growing global population -- combined with a rapidly increasing urbanization and middle class – is driving many industries to seek solutions for sustainable materials and innovative techniques to enable the construction of affordable, energy-efficient houses, personal vehicles, smart devices, consumer goods and modern, affordable mass-transportation systems, while contributing to the smart use of global resources. To that end, SABIC strives to produce products that are safer, lighter and affo ...


19.10.2016

NEXT GENERATION SABIC FOAM GRADES CAN REDUCE DEGASSING TIME BY 50%

Foam & Lightweight Polymeric foams are widely used in areas that encompass building and construction, automotive, packaging, sports and leisure, and more. Trends in these industries are driven by consumers looking for solutions that are smarter, better and more sustainable, whilst at the same time reducing total costs. Foam and lightweight solutions are essential to respond to these trends: they enable a more efficient use of materials and energy and, at the same time, they can enhance prope ...


18.10.2016

SABIC NEXT-GENERATION FLOWPACT PP ENABLES DOWNGAUGING AND EASIER PROCESSING FOR RIGID PACKAGING

Rigid packaging made with SABIC® PP FPC45, including types that can be hot-filled, has considerably higher top-load strength than identical products made with current benchmark materials. This in turn improves stackability, providing better economics in transport and storage. SABIC PP FPC45 incorporates important advances in polymer chemistry that yield a material with a balance in stiffness and impact strength that SABIC believes is unmatched in the market. The good flow properties of SABIC P ...


12.07.2016

TOYOTA FIRST TO INDUSTRY WITH PLASMA-COATED POLYCARBONATE REAR QUARTER WINDOW

The car’s rear quarter window is injection molded with LEXAN™ resin, an optically clear and lightweight-enabling PC material from SABIC. The window is about 50 percent lighter compared to a conventional glass solution. Until now, manufacturers have produced rear quarter windows in PC using wet-coat only solutions. Depending on vehicle type and passenger position, wet-coat solutions can meet industry requirements for weatherability and abrasion resistance at that window location. In some cases t ...


07.07.2016

SABIC INVESTS IN INNOVATIVE CHEMISTRY AND INAUGURATES STATE-OF-THE-ART RESEARCH CENTRE IN GELEEN, THE NETHERLANDS

Official opening The 200 guests included Governor Theo Bovens representing the Dutch Province of Limburg, Mr. Sjraar Cox, Mayor of Sittard-Geleen, where SABIC is based, Bert Kip, CEO of Brightlands Chemelot Campus and Henny Jacobs, Director Investment Projects Netherlands, Foreign Investment Agency. With one push of the button, Governor Bovens and Peter Borman unveiled a work of art by Marcel Timmers, symbolizing engagement and expertise. Bert Groothuis, Director Corporate Sustainability Euro ...


20.05.2016

SABIC BROADENS COMPOSITES PORTFOLIO WITH ADDITION OF FIBER-REINFORCED THERMOPLASTIC TAPES IN ACQUISITION OF FIBRE REINFORCED THERMOPLASTICS B.V.

SABIC’s Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastics (FRT) business, specializes in the production of engineered thermoplastic, fiber-reinforced unidirectional (“UD”) tapes. The tapes can be used across a wide variety of industries, ranging from building and construction, to transportation and energy. “This acquisition will enable SABIC to develop new thermoplastic products, processes and design solutions to help our customers take full advantage of the unique light weighting opportunities offered by compo ...


29.02.2016

SABIC LEXAN™ RESIN BRINGS LIGHT AND COLOR TO AWARD-WINNING AUDITORIUM AND CONFERENCE CENTER

In addition to its eye-catching architectural design, the building is known for the use of innovative materials, made locally in Cartagena. SABIC supported this award-winning project through the development of a polycarbonate material with special luminescent pigments. The result is a special grade of LEXAN™ resin, a polycarbonate that enables light transmission and the creation of color effects inside and outside the building. Furthermore, LEXAN™ resin helps to absorb sunlight and to illuminate ...


26.01.2016

SABIC’S STORIES OF POSSIBLE WINS GOLD STEVIE® AWARD IN 2015 STEVIE AWARDS FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Women Around the World Recognized at Event in New York City SABIC has been named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Communications or PR Campaign of the Year and of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Marketing Campaign of the Year, both Business-to-Business categories in the 12th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. All individuals and orga ...


23.11.2015

SABIC ANNOUNCES GLOBAL OPERATIONAL TRANSFORMATION TO BETTER MEET CUSTOMER NEEDS

The reorganization follows a comprehensive review addressing the challenges SABIC faces in the context of the company’s 2025 strategy -- including changes in the market landscape as well as the need to drive technology and innovation. To meet these challenges, the company is optimizing its existing portfolio while at the same time investing in the innovations that are required for future growth. As a result of this optimization, the commodity products of the Innovative Plastics Strategic Busine ...


08.10.2015

SABIC HELPS POWER NEW GENERATION OF SIEMENS INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION CONTROLLERS THROUGH AWARD-WINNING CAMPAIGN

The first film gives the stage to a global leading brand in Industrial Automation, Siemens, who tells the story of the development of their SIMATIC S7-1500 Automation Controller. The story documents the vision of Siemens to develop a product, which supports their position as a global leader in programmable control systems while driving the competitive advantage of users through production and energy efficiency. Matthew Thornton, Siemens’ Automation Consultant, describes the fruits of three yea ...


02.09.2015

SABIC STORIES OF POSSIBLE WINS SILVER AND BRONZE STEVIE® AWARDS IN 2015 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS

The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small - are eligible to submit nominations. The 2015 IBAs received entries from more than 60 nations and territories. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Toronto, Canada on 23 October. More than 3, ...


18.08.2015

Healthcare market to profit from SABIC’s extended plastics portfolio, unveiled at Pharmapack 2014

SABIC already offers consistent supply from a broad portfolio of polyolefins and engineering thermoplastics developed and produced specifically for the healthcare market. Its total product and service offering answers the call from companies - producing medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging – for one reliable and strong supplier of healthcare materials. Our new polypropylene grades support the production of healthcare products that are highly reliable, very safe to use, and economic to p ...


12.02.2014

Rob Duchateau wins DPI Invention Award 2013

Credits Rob Duchateau The DPI jury praised Rob Duchateau for being an excellent example of bridging academic knowledge towards academic applications. In the past years Duchateau integrated fundamental knowledge as a catalyst for industrial solutions. He has worked on filing several patents in the fields of Polyolefins and Performance Polymers. Duchateau: “I am very honoured by this award. I see it as a recognition for the scientific research within polymer applications and properties. Polyolef ...


27.06.2013

Plastics food packaging converters gain assurance on new regulatory compliance with updated polyolefins test information from SABIC

Companies in the food packaging chain using polyolefins (polyethylenes and polypropylenes) can now access SABIC’s new food safety and compliance declarations. SABIC is one of the first producers of plastics to the European food industry to have all its food contact declarations updated in line with changes to European Union regulations, three years ahead of the required 2016 deadline. These changes are intended to further increase the safety of packaged foods. SABIC has been required to retest a ...


11.06.2013

European Customers to Benefit from SABIC’s New Specialty MD LDPE Film Grades Portfolio

To benefit converters and end customers, SABIC® LDPE 2801TH00W resin was developed with key features of high purity and superior optical properties, as well as excellent machinability and cutting/punching performance. This material, which is SABIC’s first MD LDPE grade, is the initial product in a planned series of innovative grades in the 928 to 935 g/cm3 density range. “We are on track in our planned expansion of Teesside’s capabilities to offer European customers a portfolio of specialty mat ...


11.03.2013

Haboobs... Illuminate Desert!

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 06/08/12 -- We've all watched used to generate clean energy. But have you ever heard of Haboobs (sandstorms) being used?Remember that old Chinese proverb... "When the direction of the wind changes, some (people) build walls, some (people) make windmills..." and that's what a Saudi Arabian is exactly working on.Unlike most other startups, Smart Energie, has grabbed onto a novel idea of using sandstorms to generate power & indu ...


08.06.2012

SABIC® PP Qrystal: Neue Maßstäbe bei optischer Qualität und Energieeinsparungen für verarbeitende Unternehmen

Sittard, Niederlande – 29 Mai 2012 – Um die Bedürfnisse der Weiterverarbeiter nach Materialien, die bessere fertige Erzeugnisse liefern und die kosteneffektiv hergestellt werden können, zu erfüllen hat SABIC zwei neue hochtransparente SABIC® PP Qrystal-Polypropylene entwickelt,. Diese Random-Copolymere eignen sich vor allem für Spritzgussanwendungen und besitzen ein einzigartiges Fließverhalten. Dadurch sind die Verarbeiter flexibler und können bei geringerem Energieverbrauch Spritzgußteile schn ...


29.05.2012

SABIC stellt bei der Pharmapack 2012 neue Harze zur Ergänzung seines leistungsstarken Angebots an Thermoplasten für den Gesundheitssektor vor

In den Zielanwendungen, darunter beispielsweise interne Bauteile und Gehäuse von Medikamentenspendern, reichen die typischen Anforderungen der Branche von Biokompatibilität und Sterilisierbarkeit über chemische Beständigkeit, Stoß- und Verschleißfestigkeit sowie antistatischen Eigenschaften bis hin zur guten Verarbeitbarkeit, einer anspruchsvollen Ästhetik und einer gleichbleibenden Qualität der Produktformulierungen. Zur Bewältigung dieser Herausforderungen bietet SABIC zahlreiche Optionen, dar ...


30.01.2012

SABIC and Chongqing Government Sign Memorandum of Understanding To Build Engineering Thermoplastics Compounding Plant

The move supports the Chinese government’s 12th Five-Year Plan to expand into the country’s western region and reinforces SABIC’s commitment to build on its long heritage of serving this important marketplace with innovative and consistently high-quality materials solutions. Chongqing has already established itself as an important industrial hub for global computer, consumer electronics and automotive manufacturers – critical industry segments that SABIC has long served with local materials tech ...


03.11.2011

SABIC Innovative Plastics’ Tough Ultem* HU1004 Resin Validated as Top Material of Choice for Multiple Sterilization Capabilities vs. PPSU

This high-performance resin – previously utilized for other techniques and now tested for use with the STERRAD® NX® low-temperature hydrogen peroxide gas plasma sterilization – gives healthcare providers the flexibility to choose any major method for sterilizing trays, electronic medical devices and other applications. The data revealed that Ultem HU1004 resin has significant performance and aesthetic advantages – in particular, ductility and color stability – over competitive materials such as ...


06.07.2011

SABIC Innovative Plastics’ Ultem* PEI Fiber Debuts in Japan Wool Textile Company’s New Work Wear Line, Weaving Together Comfort, Protection

Japan Wool Textile Company, a division of NIKKE Group, is now blending Ultem fiber with wool and other materials to produce yarn, fabrics and garments that offer a unique combination of comfort and protection, including permanent, non-halogenated flame retardance (FR) and excellent ultraviolet (UV) resistance. Unlike traditional aramid materials, Ultem fiber can be easily and cost-effectively colored in a wide range of shades using conventional polyester dyeing processes, enabling Japan Wool Te ...


30.06.2011

SABIC’s Lexan* LUX FR PC Grades Featuring Custom Diffusion and Optimal Luminance Help Light Engine’s LED Tubes Shine

Optiled is using newly commercialized Lexan LUX polycarbonate (PC) material for the covers of residential and office fixtures, shielding hot spots while delivering excellent light transmission. Breakthrough Lexan LUX resins provide a non-chlorinated, non-brominated flame retardant to meet the UL94 V0 standard at 1.5 mm in all colors; a choice of customizable diffusion levels or transparency; and excellent luminance. Innovative Plastics continues to lead the industry with superior solutions that ...


20.06.2011

SABIC wins VNCI Responsible Care Award for 2011

Sittard, the Netherlands – June 16, 2011 – SABIC has won the Responsible Care award for 2011. The announcement was made on Wednesday June 15 during the annual meeting of the Dutch Chemical Industry Federation (Vereniging van de Nederlandse Chemische Industrie (VNCI)) in The Hague. The company was chosen to receive the award because of its efforts to render the transportation of hazardous substances as safe as possible. SABIC has implemented a number of safety policies which go above and beyond t ...


16.06.2011

SABIC adds impact copolymer to Flowpact range of Polypropylenes for thin wall packaging

About SABIC Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) ranks among the world’s top petrochemical companies. The company is among the world’s market leaders in the production of polyethylene, polypropylene and other advanced thermoplastics, glycols, methanol and fertilizers. SABIC recorded a net profit of SR 21.5 billion (US$ 5.73 billion) in 2010. Sales revenues for 2010 totaled SR 152 billion (US$ 40.5 billion). Total assets stood at SR 317.6 billion (US$ 84.5 billion) at the end of 2010. SABIC ...


09.06.2011

SABIC Showcased at Chinaplas Industry Leadership in Validating PCR Claims to Help Customers Achieve Sustainability Goals

Further evidencing its commitment to validating its ecological claims, the company is now one of the first to receive Environmental Claims Validation (ECV) from Underwriters Laboratories Environment (ULE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Underwriters Laboratories (UL®). Certification was given to Innovative Plastics’ new Noryl* RN0401 resin – which contains at least 20 percent post-consumer recycled (PCR) content – after successfully completed the demanding ULE validation process. This achievement ...


07.06.2011

First All-Plastic Front-end Module on Chinese-developed Vehicle Using SABIC Innovative Plastics’ STAMAX® Polypropylene Resin Featured at Shanghai Auto

Chang’an Automobile Co., one of China’s largest automakers, featured the all-plastic FEM at the show in a stripped down version of its CX30 model. This major application uses STAMAX LGFPP resin from SABIC Innovative Plastics to replace steel, cutting part weight by up to 40 percent and total vehicle weight by about four kilograms. In addition to weight reduction for improved fuel economy and lower emissions, the all-plastic FEM solution reduces overall system costs for Chang’an by enabling modul ...


20.05.2011

All-New Range Rover Evoque Makes Strong Sustainability Statement with Help from SABIC’s Lightweight Materials

The luxurious new cross-coupe, with its compact footprint and advanced technologies, is described by Land Rover as a “step change in delivering reduced CO2 emissions.” Use of Innovative Plastics’ materials, combined with efficient design and attention to detail, contributed to a 35 percent overall weight reduction in the Evoque compared to Land Rover’s 2010 Range Rover Sport model. Innovative Plastics’ work with Land Rover and its tier suppliers demonstrates the benefits of using lightweight, hi ...


19.05.2011



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