Saudi Basic Industries Corp./Sabic


Sabic names Al-Benyan acting CEO

February 18, 2015 1:19 pm ET

The Saudi Basic Industries Corp.'s board of directors has appointed Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan as acting CEO, succeeding Mohamed Al-Mady who has been named president of the general establishment for military industries in Saudi Arabia.


Sabic, Indian government start training program for molding machine operators

February 2, 2015 3:57 pm ET

CHENNAI, INDIA — Saudi Basic Industries Corp. and an Indian government agency have launching a program to train machine operators in plastics processing and close a skills gap in the sector.


Sabic: Rapid demand growth led to Ultem shortage

December 18, 2014 12:06 pm ET

Sabic Innovative Plastics has been increasing production capacity for its Ultem polyetherimide but it still got caught short by increasing demand for the high-performance polymer.


Companies scramble in wake of ongoing PEI resin shortage

December 4, 2014 4:50 pm ET

Shortages of high-performance resin polyetherimide could drag on for several months, according to Sabic Innovative Plastics, the only producer of the base resin.


Sabic, Chinese Academy of Sciences sign five-year development agreement

September 15, 2014 11:54 am ET

Ties between one of the world's biggest oil producers and one of its biggest consumers grew tighter Sept. 12 with the announcement of a five-year agreement between petrochemical giant Saudi Basic Industries Corp. and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.


Sabic gets cracking on US shale gas imports

August 14, 2014 11:46 am ET

Saudi Basic Industries Corp. is modifying its cracker at Teesside, England, to handle shale gas imported from the United States. The $15 million cracker upgrade to use shale gas-based feedstock is scheduled to be completed during 2016.

Sabic and Korea's SK set up $600 million metallocene JV

May 26, 2014 11:47 pm ET

Saudi Arabia’s Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (Sabic) and South Korean firm SK Chemicals Co. Ltd. said May 27 they are forming a $595 million joint venture to make metallocene linear low density polyethylene.

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