SABIC

SABIC is a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It manufactures 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.

SABIC supports its customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end-use applications such as construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, transportation and clean energy. Production in 2020 was 60.8 million metric tons.

The company has more than 32,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, SABIC has 9,946 global patent filings, and has significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South Asia and North Asia.

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

SABIC is a frontrunner in industry to launch recycled ocean bound plastics portfolio

SABIC has announced the launch of a new recycled material made from ocean bound plastic.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has announced the launch of a new recycled material made from ocean bound plastic which has been recovered from ocean-feeding waterways and inland areas within a 50 kilometer radius of the ocean. The ocean bound material is mechanically recycled and converted into components for new consumer goods and electronics applications, such as TV remote controls and electronic razors. It has the potential to also be used in other industries in the future, such as automotive.

POLYRAY and SABIC collaborate to introduce certified renewable polycarbonate into eyewear applications

POLYRAY will be using SABIC’s LEXAN™ polycarbonate (PC) resin based on certified renewable feedstock in several end applications for the eyewear industry.POLYRAY (Xiamen Hongtai Optical Co., Ltd.,), an innovative leader in the eyewear lens industry, and SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, today announced their collaboration for the use of SABIC’s LEXAN polycarbonate (PC) resin based on certified renewable feedstock in the lenses of several eyewear end applications such as sunglasses, safety glasses and sports goggles.

SABIC and POLYRAY collaborate to introduce certified renewable polycarbonate into eyewear applications

POLYRAY will be using SABIC’s LEXAN™ polycarbonate (PC) resin based on certified renewable feedstock in several end applications for the eyewear industry.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry and POLYRAY (Xiamen Hongtai Optical Co., Ltd.,), an innovative leader in the eyewear lens industry, today announced their collaboration for the use of SABIC’s LEXAN polycarbonate (PC) resin based on certified renewable feedstock in the lenses of several eyewear end applications such as sunglasses, safety glasses and sports goggles.

Over 100 million PET bottles are upcycled into SABIC’s LNP™ ELCRIN™ iQ products contributing to net zero carbon goals

Since the introduction of LNP™ ELCRIN™ iQ materials in 2019, SABIC has helped divert more than 100 million single-use 16.9 oz. (50 cl) PET water bottles from landfills and incinerators. This portfolio of globally available polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) materials is produced from post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) water bottles through a unique chemical upcycling process.Since the introduction of LNP ELCRIN iQ materials in late 2019, SABIC has helped divert more than 100 million single-use 16.9 oz. (50 cl) PET water bottles from landfills and incinerators. This portfolio of globally available polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) materials is produced from post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) water bottles through a unique chemical upcycling process.

REN Clean Skincare with partners SABIC and Aptar wins Beauty Shortlist Award in Best Beauty Brand – Recycling category

REN Clean Skincare with partners SABIC and Aptar wins Beauty Shortlist Award in Best Beauty Brand – Recycling categorySABIC is proud to announce that a successful collaboration between REN Clean Skincare and Aptar in the development of an innovative new EVERCALM™ Global Protection Day Cream airless packaging made with certified circular polypropylene (PP) has resulted in the acknowledgement of REN Clean Skincare as “Best Beauty Brand in the Recycling (innovation)” category of the 2021 Beauty Shortlist (BSL) Awards.

Diab selects SABIC’s new LNP COLORCOMP compound to enhance foams for the core of wind turbine blades

Diab’s Divinycell PY PET foam core series featuring SABIC’s new LNP™ COLORCOMP™ compound can help designers create new, longer blades addressing stringent standards for precision, weight and consistent quality. 
(Photo courtesy of Diab)Diab Group, a world leader in sandwich composite solutions, chose SABIC’s new LNP COLORCOMP compound using nano technology to reduce weight and improve mechanical properties of sandwich structures with polyethylene terephthalate (PET) foams, which are used as the core material of wind turbine blades. The Swedish converter selected the breakthrough SABIC compound over standard nucleators for production of its Divinycell PY PET foam core series. By reducing the foam’s cell size by a factor of up to two, while maintaining the same density and decreasing the cell size dispersity, LNP COLORCOMP compound helps enable the final part to be lighter and more efficient in use. These improvements to the core foam material can help designers create new, longer blades that address increasingly stringent standards for precision, weight and consistent quality, and contribute to greater overall energy generation.

Increasing complexity of automotive LED lighting designs creates demand for novel and easy to mold thermoplastics

SABIC’s portfolio of super high-flow LEXAN™ polycarbonate (PC) resins for automotive lighting bezels enables the industry to create complex geometries and integrate more features never before possible with ease of manufacturing.The trend toward developing complex, intricate automotive lighting designs using light-emitting diodes (LEDs) has created a need for high-performance thermoplastics with exceptional flow and easy mold release. Design elements such as part and function integration, wider, larger and thinner forward and rear lighting components, and critical aesthetics call for materials that can enable thin walls, aggressive styling with sharp draft angles and an impeccable appearance. SABIC’s portfolio of super high-flow LEXAN™ polycarbonate (PC) resins for automotive lighting bezels enables the industry to create complex geometries and integrate more features never before possible with ease of manufacturing.

SABIC’s new, breakthrough LNP COLORCOMP compound uses nanotechnology to enable differentiated foams

Graphs and images show cell analysis of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) foam produced using conventional nucleating agents compared with PET foam produced using SABIC’s new LNP™ COLORCOMP™ compound. This new compound improves control over nucleation and cell growth, resulting in decreased cell size and uniform, narrower cell size distribution.SABIC today introduced LNP COLORCOMP WQ117945 compound, a breakthrough material based on advanced nanotechnology that facilitates efficient production of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) foams for core materials in sandwich structures. This new compound improves control over nucleation and cell growth, resulting in decreased cell size and uniform, narrower cell size distribution. These attributes can reduce the foam’s weight by minimizing resin uptake in sandwich structures. It can also potentially improve shear strength/strain properties for better fatigue performance. Enhancing PET foams with SABIC’s new LNP COLORCOMP compound can address the evolving needs of multiple industries, including marine, building and construction, packaging and wind energy.

SABIC’s global footprint meets local demand for protective products to help combat COVID-19

Krüger Aviation, Germany – Airplane seat dividers for protection from potential aerosols of neighboring passengers.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is making a significant contribution to the battle against COVID-19 through increased production within its LEXAN polycarbonate portfolio. The focus of the production increase has been on innovative polycarbonate sheets and films for a wide variety of high-performance products to help improving sanitation control and preventing infections.

SABIC joins forces with KraussMaffei’s high-performance NETSTAL brand in strategic partnership for innovative thin-wall packaging applications

SABIC is partnering with KraussMaffei’s NETSTAL brand in a strategic resource for innovative thin-wall packaging applications. With significant investment in new equipment, the jointly used and expanded Innovation Center at Näfels, Switzerland, is targeted at advanced application, material and processing solutions for the thin-wall packaging industry through collaboration across the segment’s value chain. (Photo: KraussMaffei HighPerformance AG)SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, today announced a strategic partnership with KraussMaffei HighPerformance AG, KraussMaffei's Swiss subsidiary and manufacturer of high-performance injection molding systems known under the NETSTAL brand. Besides the exchange of mutual know-how in the fields of polymer technology and processing, the aim of the partnership is the joint use and further advancement of the existing application center for thin-wall packaging at the NETSTAL plant in Näfels, Switzerland.

SABIC collaborates with Beiersdorf to implement sustainable cosmetics packaging using certified renewable polypropylene

SABIC’s certified renewable polymers are derived from animal-free and palm oil-free ‘second generation’ renewable feedstock, such as tall oil waste from the wood pulping process in the paper industry, which is not in direct competition with human food and animal feed production sources.SABIC, a global leader in the chemicals industry, today announced that Beiersdorf will be using certified renewable polypropylene (PP) from SABIC’s TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio of “second generation” bio-based materials in the skincare company’s cosmetics packaging. The new packaging products will be introduced in the market in 2021 and replace fossil-based virgin PP.

SABIC’s certified circular PP copolymer selected for Unilever’s Knorr® bouillon powder containers produced by Greiner Packaging

SABIC has been collaborating with Unilever and Greiner Packaging in the development of an innovative new Knorr® bouillon container using SABIC® PP FLOWPACT FPC45 certified circular impact polypropylene (PP) from SABIC’s TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio. (Photo copyright: Greiner Packaging)SABIC, a global leader in the chemicals industry, today announced that the company has been collaborating with Unilever and Greiner Packaging in the development of an innovative new Knorr® bouillon container using SABIC® PP FLOWPACT FPC45 certified circular impact polypropylene (PP) from its TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.

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