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 appoints AECTRA Plastiques SAS as its exclusive polyolefin distributor in France as of 1 January 2019

SABIC appoints AECTRA Plastiques SAS as its exclusive polyolefin distributor in France as of 1 January 2019.LYON, FRANCE, July 12, 2018 - SABIC and AECTRA Plastiques SAS announced their arrangement concerning the distribution of the whole SABIC® polyolefins portfolio in France during the occasion of the official opening of the AECTRA Plastiques’ office in Lyon. With immediate effect, AECTRA Plastiques will market, sell and distribute SABIC® polyethylene and polypropylene products in all industries, including automotive and pharmaceutical.

SABIC features range of thermoplastic solutions for the solar industry at Intersolar North America

SABIC’s NORYL™ resin and LEXAN™ EXL copolymer resin materials for frames, junction boxes and connectors provide regulatory-compliant, time-tested solutions for the solar industry.SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, USA, July 10, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is showcasing here at Intersolar North America, in Booth #7616, its industry-leading portfolio of NORYL™ resins and LEXAN™ EXL copolymer resins that address customers’ needs for materials that can meet the higher voltage requirements of different solar energy systems, aiming to reduce costs and increase efficiency. SABIC is also sponsoring the event’s Innovation & Application Stage, where more than 20 solar industry experts, including presenters from SABIC, will provide insights into the latest trends in solar energy and systems.

SABIC expands portfolio of ULTEM™ UTF120 film for high-temperature dielectric capacitors with new 7- and 10-micron gauges

SABIC’s new 7µm and 10µm (micron) ULTEM™ UTF120 polyetherimide (PEI) dielectric film grades further expand the company’s portfolio. They enable the design of lightweight, compact, high energy density capacitors that can store large amounts of electrical energy for long periods without significant current leakage or loss of charge at high temperatures. This technology offers important advantages for capacitor applications, such as high dielectric constant and insulation resistance and low dielectric loss.SHANGHAI, CHINA, June 26, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is introducing at PCIM (Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion) Asia 2018, in booth #A07, two new gauges of ULTEM™ UTF120 polyetherimide (PEI) dielectric film for high-temperature, professional-grade capacitor applications. These new additions of 7µm and 10µm (micron) thicknesses to SABIC’s industry-leading portfolio of ULTEM™ UTF120 film respond to customers’ requirements for film that can meet the voltage requirements of different capacitors and open the door for new design options. PCIM Asia is held in Shanghai, China from 26 - 28 June 2018.

SABIC expands portfolio of ULTEM™ UTF120 film for high-temperature dielectric capacitors with new 7- and 10-micron gauges 

SABIC’s new 7µm and 10µm (micron) ULTEM™ UTF120 polyetherimide (PEI) dielectric film grades further expand the company’s portfolio. They enable the design of lightweight, compact, high energy density capacitors that can store large amounts of electrical energy for long periods without significant current leakage or loss of charge at high temperatures. This technology offers important advantages for capacitor applications, such as high dielectric constant and insulation resistance and low dielectric loss.BERGEN OP ZOOM, THE NETHERLANDS, June 6, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is introducing at PCIM (Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion) Europe 2018, in booth #6-138, two new gauges of ULTEM™ UTF120 polyetherimide (PEI) dielectric film for high-temperature, professional-grade capacitor applications. These new additions of 7µm and 10µm (micron) thicknesses to SABIC’s industry-leading portfolio of ULTEM™ UTF120 film respond to customers’ requirements for film that can meet the voltage requirements of different capacitors and open the door for new design options. PCIM Europe is held in Nuremberg, Germany from 5 - 7 June 2018.

Het Groene Net tekent overeenkomst met SABIC: Volgende stap in samenwerking waar restwarmte van SABIC en de biomassacentrale BES nagenoeg 30.000 huishoudens en 80 kantoren gaan voorzien van warmte

Vlnr: 
Robert Claasen, Chemelot Executive Director
Ruud Guyt, Wethouder gemeente Sittard-Geleen
Eric Geurts, gedeputeerde Provincie Limburg
Jeroen Castelijn, General Manager SABIC Site Geleen
Henk Visser, Directeur Enpuls
Rogier Dieteren, Directeur Het Groene Net Ontwikkel-BV
Erik Stronk, Algemeen Directeur EnnatuurlijkSITTARD, NEDERLAND, 25 mei 2018 - Het Groene Net (HGN) en het petrochemische bedrijf SABIC tekenden vandaag een overeenkomst om het engineeringstraject te starten voor een project om het HGN-warmtenet van restwarmte van kraker Olefins 4 van SABIC te voorzien.

SABIC introduces new caps & closure material, outlines strategies for growth and the circular economy at the Berlin Plastic Closures Innovation 2018

SABIC introduces new caps & closures material, outlines strategies for growth and the circular economy at the Berlin Plastic Closures Innovation 2018.SITTARD, THE NETHERLANDS, May 23, 2018 - SABIC is reinforcing its activities in the plastics caps and closures (C&C) market. At the Plastic Closures Innovations Conference in Berlin on May 22-24, where SABIC is the headline sponsor, the company will discuss its new Caps & Closures Industry segment, launched at the beginning of the year. It will also introduce its latest materials and solutions for drink, food and non-food packaging caps and closures, and outline its latest measures for addressing issues in the circular economy.

SABIC launches at NPE 2018 new formable hard-coated LEXAN™ MARGARD™ FHC sheet for glazing applications to comply with updated ECE R43 safety regulation

SABIC’s new LEXAN™ MARGARD™ FHC10 sheet, the latest addition to the company’s expanding automotive glazing portfolio can be used for moderately shaped glazing components for lower-production vehicles where injection molding is less cost-effective. Additionally, LEXAN™ MARGARD™ FHC10 sheet is a highly versatile product that can be used for non-automotive glazing, such as machine guards, cabin glazing for heavy equipment and many other typically formed and post-coated applications today.ORLANDO, FLORIDA, May 17, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, introduced here today at NPE 2018, booth S19001, LEXAN™ MARGARD™ FHC10 sheet, the latest addition to the company’s expanding automotive glazing portfolio. This advanced new technology is engineered to comply with the stringent visibility, strength and abrasion resistance requirements of ECE R43 (Regulation No. 43 of the Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations). It features a tough polycarbonate (PC) base with exceptional optical quality, combined with a unique, formable hard coating that is pre-cured sufficiently to allow processing like regular PC sheet. In addition to ECE R43 compliance, LEXAN™ MARGARD™ FHC10 sheet can enable customers to avoid post-coating operations, and gives automotive OEMs and tiers a fresh new option for creating simple, curved glazing designs.

SABIC introduces new THERMOCOMP™ HMD-D series of high modulus ductile compounds to the Americas, Europe at NPE 2018

SABIC’s next-generation THERMOCOMP™ HMD-D compounds expand SABIC’s THERMOCOMP™ portfolio of specialty compounds with high-performance, glass-reinforced polycarbonate (PC) materials. The new series of six grades delivers a unique combination of high modulus and ductility to enable lighter, thinner and stronger parts that advance design innovation and ease of use. They are engineered for challenging structural components in the consumer electronics, healthcare and transportation sectors.ORLANDO, FLORIDA, May 11, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is introducing its next-generation THERMOCOMP™ HMD-D compounds to the Americas and Europe here at NPE 2018. Initially launched in Asia, these materials, on display at the company’s booth (S19001), expand SABIC’s THERMOCOMP™ portfolio of specialty compounds with high-performance, glass-reinforced polycarbonate (PC) materials. The new series of six grades delivers a unique combination of high modulus and ductility to enable lighter, thinner and stronger parts that advance design innovation and ease of use. They are engineered for challenging structural components in the consumer electronics, healthcare and transportation sectors.

SABIC unveils at NPE 2018 first successful micromolding of IR optical sensor lenses using high-performance EXTEM™ resin

Example of a proximity sensor with IR emitter lens and separate lens to project receiving signal to the sensor (both lenses in EXTEM™ resin)ORLANDO, FLORIDA, May 11, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, unveiled today at NPE 2018, booth S19001, a major breakthrough in the production of infrared (IR) optical sensor lenses for proximity sensing and gesture recognition in smartphones and other electronics applications using its EXTEM™ thermoplastic polyimide (TPI) resin. SOPROD SA, a Swiss molding company, selected the high-performance SABIC material, which features IR transparency, to mass-produce sensor lenses using micromolding with a multi-cavity tool. Efficient, high-volume molding of EXTEM™ resin can deliver multiple advantages over grinding and polishing of quartz glass and curing of epoxy resin. These benefits can include speed, consistently high quality and the avoidance of costly secondary operations. SOPROD’s achievement offers the electronics industry a new and highly efficient solution to meet accelerating demand for IR optical sensors.

SABIC Press Kit NPE 2018

SABICSABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is showcasing at NPE 2018 its sharpened focus on growing with customers in key markets, drawing upon its market knowledge, deep expertise in application development, and steadily expanding portfolio of polyolefin, engineering thermoplastic, and specialty materials.

SABIC features at NPE 2018 growing portfolio of innovative pipe system solutions to enable customer expansion into new markets

Example of under floor heating pipe systems made possible by SABIC® SUPEER™ P8200RT.ORLANDO, FLORIDA, May 8, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is showcasing here at NPE 2018, in booth S19001, its growing portfolio of high-performance pipe solutions that can help customers succeed in the agriculture, aquaculture, domestic, infrastructure and industrial pipe markets. They include five new solutions launched here today: SABIC® HDPE P6006NA for high-pressure industrial pipe; SABIC® VESTOLEN A RELY 5933RD, a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) product for chlorinated potable water; SABIC® HDPE P4200RT and SABIC® SUPEER™ P8200RT for domestic pipe applications, including under-floor heating; and SABIC® LLDPE P438J for drip irrigation pipes.

SABIC again expands fast-growing additive manufacturing materials portfolio with launch of three new filaments at NPE 2018

SABIC has extensive experience in a range of healthcare market segments, including single-use devices, portable medical equipment and surgical instruments and trays. The company’s new ULTEM™ AMHU1010F and LEXAN™ AMHC620F filaments are potentially suitable for a wide variety of medical devices, from conceptual modeling to functional prototyping and end-use parts. Customized or personalized applications can include surgical instruments, single-use devices and casts/splints.ORLANDO, FLORIDA, May 8, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, announced here at NPE 2018, booth S19001, the third expansion of its additive manufacturing materials offering within 12 months. Specifically, SABIC is launching three new filaments for fused deposition modeling: ULTEM™ AM1010F filament for general high-temperature applications, including tooling; and ULTEM™ AMHU1010F and LEXAN™ AMHC620F filaments for healthcare applications. These advanced new materials, which can be used for end-use parts as well as prototypes, are key to SABIC’s strategy of extending the scope of additive manufacturing. The company is also applying its broad expertise in materials, processing and design optimization – as well as deep knowledge and experience in healthcare – to enhance additive manufacturing technologies.

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