SABIC introduces new synthetic rubbers

Saudi Arabia-based diversified chemicals company SABIC is launching a new range of synthetic rubbers, which are being manufactured for the first time in Saudi. The products made their debut at the K-Show Europe Exhibition in Dusseldorf, Germany, 19-26 October 2016.

Commenting on the Saudi-made synthetic rubber, Abdulrahman Al-Fageeh, SABIC executive vice president of polymers, said: “We are very proud to be pioneering producers of synthetic rubbers in the Middle East to support conversion industries for tires, automotive, building and construction. With our ideal location, we should be able to reach strategic global markets, particularly Europe, further developing customer intimacy. We are looking forward to considerable customer interest and engagement at K-Show.”

Sami Mohammed Al-Osaimi, vice president of elastomers, PVC, PS, PET, PMMA and POM, added:

“Europe is a strategic market for SABIC’s new rubber products that will be used mainly for automotive applications, such as tyres, gaskets, hoses and weather seals…”

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