Saudi Arabia has emerged as the biggest producer of polymers in the GCC with a 74 per cent share of the region's total capacity amounting to 17.6 million tonnes, said a report.
There was an addition of 2.2 million tons in GCC
Victrex, a leader in high performance polymer solutions, has opened a new £16 million ($25 million) manufacturing facility for high performance thermoplastic films.
The facility aims at increasing the firms capacity to suppl
The UAE produces 2.4 million tonnes of polymers, commanding a share of 10 per cent of the total GCC production of 23.9 million tonnes, according to petrochemical industry experts.
This was revealed at the launch of ArabPlast 2015,
New advances in polymer lining systems are emerging as a credible and cost effective alternative to traditional corrosion resistant alloys (CRA), according to recent developments.
Swagelining Limited, a leader in the design and in
Iran is expected to launch six new petrochemical units by March 2015, a senior official of the National Petrochemical Company was quoted as saying.
The start-up of these units will add approximately 2 million tonnes of products pe
The demand for masterbatch in Saudi Arabia is set to hit a new high with the market projected to cross $159.32 million over the next five years, said a report.
Masterbatch is a solid or liquid additive for plastic used for colouri
US-based Addivant, a leading player in the field of polymer additives, has announced the completion of the first phase of capacity expansions at Gulf Stabilizers Industries (GSI) in Jubail area of Saudi Arabia.
GSI is a joint vent
Victrex Polymer Solutions, a unit of British-based Victrex that produces high-performance polymers, is set to showcase its ‘Peek’ polymer to address the key interests of the oil and gas, and aircraft and automotive industries in Pari
Major players in the petrochemicals industry will focus on the Gulf polymer industry, the main challenges and developments in plastic conversion at a conference to be held in Sharjah next year.
The fifth International Confer
Manama Packaging Industry (MPI), a leading polyethylene products maker and polymer converting company in Bahrain, is looking to expand its European business after being awarded a Grade A British Retail Consortium (BRC) certification.