Sabic Innovative Plastics goes big at NPE2012; launches PC copolymer


Nearly five years after the Saudi industrial conglomerate SABIC acquired the former GE Plastics, the company used its outsized booth, numerous investments, and a new polycarbonate copolymer, among other developments, to stress its commitment to plastics.

"Sabic is investing; we're a long-term player in the industry," Timothy O'Brien, VP engineering resins-America/Europe told PlasticsToday. "You don't put pipe in the ground if you you're not planning to have long-term relationship with your customers."

At NPE2012, Sabic invested in what it described as the largest booth by any resin supplier at the show, covering 8800 sq ft and greeting attendees entering the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) with several large displays including a hulking Volvo semi truck that utilized Cycoloy polycarbonate/acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (PC/ABS) and Valox iQ polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) resin....
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