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 17.84 billion (US$ 4.76 billion) in 2016. Sales revenues for 2016 totaled SR 132.83 billion (US$ 35.42 billion). Total assets stood at SR 316.89 billion (US$ 84.5 billion) at the end of 2016. Production in 2016 stood at 72.7 million metric tons
SABIC has more than 40,000 employees worldwide and operates in more than 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, we have 12,077 global patent filings, and have significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South East Asia and North East Asia.
The Saudi Arabian government owns 70 percent of SABIC shares with the remaining 30 percent publicly traded on the Saudi stock exchange.SABIC
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18 Jan 2017
Davos, Switzerland, January 18, 2017 - Innovative SABIC composite materials that have opened up a vast new array of possibilities for designers in diverse industries are taking center stage at the World Economic Forum as part of an innovative structure, combining advanced technologies and design, known as the ICEhouse™.
17 Jan 2017
Sittard, The Netherlands, January 17, 2017 - SAIC General Motors (SGM) has launched in China its new-generation Buick GL8 and GL8 Avenir luxury multi-purpose vehicles (MPVs), which sport the world’s largest polycarbonate (PC) rear quarter window, molded from SABIC’s LEXAN™ resin. SGM is offering five trim levels of the popular GL8 model, which has been a mainstay of the Chinese market since 2000 with more than 700,000 sold.
13 Jan 2017
The ICEhouse™ represents how structures can easily be built, disassembled and reused with advanced materials supporting the circular economy.
10 Jan 2017
Sittard, The Netherlands, January 10, 2017 - Polymeric foams are widely used in numerous areas that encompass building & construction, automotive, packaging, sports & leisure, and more. Enhanced physical properties and excellent foamability of the polymers are key in enabling more efficient material usage and energy savings.
16 Nov 2016
Sittard, The Netherlands, November 16, 2016 - SABIC will have a new pilot plant for development of next-generation polypropylenes on-stream in Sittard-Geleen, the Netherlands, by the end of March next year. The plant, which will use gas-phase polymerization technology, will support the production at nearby full-scale plants of superior materials that meet the needs of the different industries like automotive, pipe, appliances and advanced packaging.
3 Nov 2016
Sittard, The Netherlands, November 3, 2016 - SABIC regards polymer foam technologies as essential to meet growing needs for improvements in sustainability and efficiencies along global production and supply chains. They offer material and energy savings while retaining or even improving product performance; and they offer benefits in thermal and acoustic insulation, cushioning and protection. SABIC is helping to improve these benefits by enhancements in physical properties and foamability of the polymers themselves.
26 Oct 2016
Sittard, The Netherlands, October 26, 2016 - Few sectors face as many critical challenges, are as dynamic, or as vitally important to humankind, as healthcare. By 2050, it is anticipated that approximately 2 billion of the world’s population will be elderly (60 years and older), according to the World Health Organization (WHO), and 1 billion people will be waiting to be integrated into the healthcare system. In mature economies, disease prevention and self-medication in aging populations will drive a need for low-cost, easy-to-use devices. Developing economies will present great opportunities for medical device manufacturers – but equipment must combine high performance with affordability.
25 Oct 2016
Sittard, The Netherlands, October 25, 2016 - A growing global population combining with a rapidly increasing middle class drive rapid expansion in consumer goods and personal mobile devices. The middle class is expected to represent 4.9 billion members of the world population by 20301. Within just the next four years, global middle class spending is expected to rise by some $20 trillion annually2.
Electronics and online connectivity are already deeply embedded into our daily lives, and that trend will only accelerate, with researchers forecasting that some 21 billion devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020, more than tripling from this year3.
24 Oct 2016
Rising global & urban populations driving development of building & construction solutions from SABIC
Sittard, The Netherlands, October 24, 2016 - The world population is projected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050, according to the United Nations. And by then, it estimates, some 70% of those people will live in cities -- up from 54% today. By 2030, the world is projected to have 41 mega-cities with 10 million inhabitants or more1.
21 Oct 2016
Sittard,The Netherlands, October 21, 2016 - Despite all available modern technology, about one-third of food produced today for human consumption still is lost or wasted. That’s equivalent to a staggering 1.3 billion tons of food every year, according to the Save Food report by the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. An additional 4% of transported goods in Europe are damaged in some shape or form.
20 Oct 2016
SABIC addresses rising environmental and urbanization challenges with new solutions for transportation at K 2016
Sittard, The Netherlands, October 20, 2016 - By 2050, the United Nations estimates the global population will swell to 9.6 billion, and 70% of those people (up from 54% today) will live in urban areas1. The world’s fast-growing population, and this anticipated increase in urbanization, will drive the need for both more energy-efficient personal vehicles and for modern, affordable mass-transportation systems.
20 Oct 2016
Sittard, The Netherlands, October 20, 2016 - SABIC will introduce its new range of synthetic rubber products, being manufactured for the first time in Saudi Arabia, at the K-Show Europe Exhibition in Dusseldorf, Germany, from 19th to 26th October, 2016.