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Materials innovations for Solar Power applications

An extensive and growing portfolio of specialty thermoplastics designed to support major trends in solar applications has been displayed by SABIC IP.

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First polycarbonate BIPVpanels offer design flexibility, thermal insulation, energy production

With approximately 70 gigawatts (GW) of cumulative global installations, PV systems represent the third most important renewable energy source ? after hydroelectric and wind power ? in terms of capacity.

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Polybutylene terephthalate which incorporates up-cycled post-consumer recycled content

SABICÂ’s Innovative Plastics business announced a major new sustainability milestone with its longstanding customer, Volvo Trucks: the first use of an up-cycled material in a North American heavy truck from post-consumer recycled (PCR) content. Specifically, SABICÂ’s Valox iQ* polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) resin, which incorporates up-cycled water bottles, is used for the brackets of the side air deflection system for all seven models in the 2012 Volvo VN platform of heavy trucks.

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SABIC showcases commitment to help power global customers’ competitive advantage at NPE 2012

As host of NPE’s largest booth from any resin manufacturer, SABIC is showcasing its unmatched commitment to the plastics industry – underscoring its focus on helping to power the competitive advantage of its customers around the globe. The booth brings to life the company’s ever-evolving understanding of its customers’ businesses coupled with its world-class technology expertise to demonstrate how SABIC listens, collaborates and jointly solves problems to help fuel their customers’ market success. Specifically, the company is highlighting game-changing case studies that demonstrate how it helps customers address current trends and unique challenges across key global industries including automotive, consumer, energy, infrastructure, healthcare and transportation

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Certification to produce fda-compliant, biocompatible resins for SABIC plants in Brazil and Argentina

SABICÂ’s Innovative Plastics business today announced that its manufacturing facilities in Campinas, Brazil and Tortuguitas, Argentina, are now certified to produce U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-compliant and biocompatible resins for the fast-growing South American healthcare market to help slash lead times, reduce inventory costs and increase flexibility in material purchasing

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SABIC and Sinopec sign Protocol of Cooperation to explore new opportunities

Under the patronage of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, and in the presence of China Prime Minister Wen Jiabao, the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) and the China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) signed a Protocol of Cooperation in Riyadh to explore new business opportunities and confirm their commitment to the principles reached in earlier agreements, including one on polycarbonate collaboration which has been approved by ChinaÂ’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). The Protocol sets the foundation for a joint investment from both SABIC and Sinopec to build the new polycarbonate production complex with an annual capacity of 260 kilo metric tons.

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SABIC plans to set up resin and engineering plastic compound plants in India and China

Saudi Basic Industries (SABIC) plans to set up resin and engineering plastic compound plants in India and China, as per Reuters.

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SABIC?s new US based PP compounding operation opened to meet rising automotive OEM demand

SABICÂ’s Innovative Plastics business celebrated a major milestone with the official opening of its specialty polypropylene (PP) compounding operation at its Bay St. Louis, Mississippi manufacturing site

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SABIC showcases range of polymer solutions with crossover utility vehicle

Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) will take part in the International Plastics and Petrochemicals Trade Fair to showcase its range of polymer solutions. A highlight of the SABIC pavilion will be Hyundai’s QarmaQ crossover utility vehicle

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