Sabic Opens First Pom Plant in Middle East
Joint Venture Manufacturing Affiliate
The new plant, with a capacity of 50,000 metric tons, was opened with a ceremony in the presence of Sabic Vice Chairman and CEO, Yousef Al-Benyan, Sabic executives and representatives from the joint venture partner, CTE, which is jointly owned by Celanese Corporation and Duke Energy. The new plant reflects Sabics’s 2025 strategy to provide new polymer solutions that answer customer challenges for changing market requirements, while supporting the development of local content in national industries, in line with the objectives of Saudi Vision 2030.
Abdulrahman Al-Fageeh, Executive Vice President of Petrochemicals at Sabic, commented, “The startup of the plant reflects our strategic commitment to diversify our solutions. We seek to create long-term value for our customers in a range of industries, including automotive, building and construction, consumer goods, appliances and lighting.
Polyacetal is a semi-crystalline thermoplastic material that has the potential to replace metal in many applications due to its high strength, exceptional dimensional stability and ease of machining. It makes an excellent candidate for applications in diverse industries such as automotive, construction, electronics, appliances, commodities, and consumer goods.
SABIC Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
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