SABIC

SABIC is a global leader in diversified chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We manufacture on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products: chemicals, commodity and high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals.

We support our customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end markets such as construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, transportation and clean energy.

SABIC recorded a net profit of SR 18.4 billion (US$ 4.9 billion) in 2017. Sales revenues for 2017 totaled SR 149.8 billion (US$ 39.9 billion). Total assets stood at SR 322.5 billion (US$ 86 billion) at the end of 2017. Production in 2017 stood at 71.2 million metric tons.

SABIC has more than 34,000 employees worldwide and operates in more than 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, we have 11,534 global patent filings, and have significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South Asia and North Asia.

The Saudi Arabian government owns 70 percent of SABIC shares with the remaining 30 percent publicly traded on the Saudi stock exchange.

SABIC
Europaboulevard 1
6135 LD Sittard
Netherlands
+31 46 722 2222
www.sabic.com

SABIC showcases full complement of market leading fluids for Chinese and Asian markets at IESD show, Shanghai

SABIC showcases full complement of market leading fluids for Chinese and Asian markets at IESD show, Shanghai.SHANGHAI, CHINA, April 23, 2018 - As a global leader in the chemical industry, SABIC will present its full Fluids product portfolio at IESD, the leading surfactants and detergents show for China and Asia, in Shanghai, April 24 -26.

SABIC showcases advanced thermoplastic materials and manufacturing processes at Aircraft Interiors Expo

The progression of ‘light weighting’ aircraft components is a vital enabler in allowing airlines globally to minimize costs and reduce maintenance and refurbishment cycles, while maintaining the highest levels of safety excellence, design flexibility and improved passenger experience. Harper Engineering Stow Bin Latch Cover made with SABIC’s ULTEM™ polyetherimide (PEI) resin, a key constituent of TenCate Cetex® TC1000 Premium.HAMBURG, GERMANY, April 10, 2018 - The progression of ‘light weighting’ aircraft components is a vital enabler in allowing airlines globally to minimize costs and reduce maintenance and refurbishment cycles, while maintaining the highest levels of safety excellence, design flexibility and improved passenger experience. Advanced thermoplastic composites are an emerging solution for such applications. Widespread adoption of thermoplastic composites depends on new material technologies, upscaling of efficient production processes and expert application know-how. SABIC is focusing heavily in all three areas.

SABIC to showcase pioneering LEXAN™ DLCW light diffusing technology at International Sign Expo

The LEXAN™ DLCW sheet allows placement of LEDs closer to the diffuser, saving valuable design space.ORLANDO, U.S.A., March 22, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, will present the latest addition to its LEXAN™ sheet sign portfolio, LEXAN™ DLCW (Diffused Light Cool White), an advanced light diffusing polycarbonate sheet, at the International Sign Expo in Orlando, Florida, March 22-24.

SABIC's Pre-NPE News

SABIC Body in White Reinforcement Components.ORLANDO, U.S.A., March 21, 2018 - Under the banner of “Chemistry that Matters™,” SABIC will exhibit at NPE 2018 (booth #S19001) with the theme: “What Matters to You?” – representing the company’s ongoing commitment to listen closely to its customers, share ideas and expertise, and work together to achieve new levels of performance. In the form of a question, the theme recognizes that ideas and innovative solutions take shape from a deep understanding of customers’ key needs and challenges.

SABIC releases at JEC World 2018 results of lifecycle assessment of car doors made with UDMAX™ thermoplastic composite tape

An externally certified LCA study revealed that doors made with SABIC’s thermoplastic composites revealed a lower global warming potential and cumulative energy demand than metal doors.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™ GPP 45-70 tape. The material system aims to help improve compliance with stringent energy and emissions regulations. The externally certified, cradle-to-grave life cycle assessment (LCA) found that doors made with the glass fiber polypropylene-reinforced composites outperformed metal car doors in two key environmental categories: global warming potential and cumulative energy demand. In addition to weighing significantly less than steel, aluminum and magnesium, the CFRTC parts deliver exceptional strength, corrosion resistance and the ability to be produced in high volumes using injection molding.

SABIC previews breakthrough mass production technology for thermoplastic composite laminates

As consumer electronics devices become increasingly lighter and thinner, SABIC is investing in the full digitalization and automation of mass production of composite laminates that can contribute to weight-out and design flexibility of device covers.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’s first automated, digital system for the large-scale manufacturing of laminates made with its continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite (CFRTC) tapes.

SABIC launches new UDMAX™ thermoplastic composite tape featuring high strength for pipe and pressure vessel reinforcement 

The new UDMAX™ GPE 46-70 tape is designed for reinforcing industrial applications, such as pipes and pressure vessels, offering unmatched tensile strength.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™ GPE 46-70 tape, the newest addition to its expanding portfolio of UDMAX™ unidirectional fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite tape products. Commercially available worldwide, the new glass-filled high-density polyethylene grade is designed for reinforcing industrial applications, such as pipes and pressure vessels, offering unmatched tensile strength. This novel product has one of the highest glass content available in the industry today combined with optimal thermoplastic resin impregnation, thanks to SABIC’s proprietary high-pressure fiber impregnation technology (HPFIT™). By using UDMAX™ tape to reinforce oil, gas and water pipes, boilers and storage tanks, customers can significantly increase mechanical performance while reducing weight and help improve corrosion resistance in the most demanding environments.

SABIC showcases disruptive innovation in thermoplastic composite materials and manufacturing at JEC World 2018

In order to accelerate the adoption of UDMAX™ tapes, SABIC is showcasing at JEC World 2018 disruptive innovation for the mass production of laminates, technical capabilities, application concepts and its new glass fiber high-density polyethylene tape.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; releasing the results of an externally certified life cycle analysis of a passenger car side door using this material; and previewing a revolutionary, fully automated, large-scale production system for composite laminates that optimizes quality, speed, flexibility and cost-effectiveness. Moreover, SABIC will be exhibiting at JEC’s Innovation Planet a new application concept for the aircraft industry with a thermoplastic composite seatback featuring a hollow channel design.

SABIC announces plans to expand capacity for ULTEM™ and NORYL™ resin production

SABIC announces plans to expand capacity for ULTEM™ and NORYL™ resin production.AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, February 8, 2018 - In response to customer needs, SABIC has announced projects in Asia and the Netherlands designed to increase global capacity for two of its high-performance engineering thermoplastic materials, ULTEM™ and NORYL™ resins. To increase capacity for ULTEM™ resins, a polyetherimide material, SABIC plans to expand its existing footprint in Singapore where it currently has compounding operations, pending final government clearance. The planned new production facility in Singapore is expected to go online in the first half of 2021. The company also plans to recommission operations at its Bergen op Zoom PPE resin plant in the Netherlands by the end of 2019 to produce polyphenylene ether (PPE), the base resin for its line of NORYL™ resins and oligomers.

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

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND, January 24, 2018 - For the third consecutive year, SABIC is displaying a concept of an energy-efficient, quick to construct, and reusable building at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, from January 23 to 26, demonstrating the company’s commitment to invest heavily in innovative sustainability projects.

SABIC helps boost process performance and cost efficiency for customers in packaging industry

SABIC is introducing four Polypropylene (PP) random copolymer products to provide advanced material solutions for the unique needs of rigid and flexible packaging industry customers.SITTARD, THE NETHERLANDS, January 23, 2018 - 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 manufacturers today are not only faced to answer these challenges but also to help reduce weight and cost by lowering cycle times, down gauging and minimizing waste. SABIC is introducing a series of globally available advanced polypropylene copolymer solutions that can help meet the unique needs of its customers in the packaging industry:

SABIC introduces LEXAN™ CXT resins with advanced high-clarity, high-heat polycarbonate copolymers

LEXAN™ CXT resins can be used in optical applications in the electronics industries.AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, January 8, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has unveiled a new line of high-clarity, high-heat, injection moldable polycarbonate copolymer resins. LEXAN™ CXT resins can offer a unique balance of high temperature resistance, high flow and excellent color stability under extreme molding conditions, together with a high refractive index.

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