A revolutionary change in vehicle panel production featuring SABIC’S UDMAX thermoplastic composite tape

Produced using a highly efficient, one-shot process of lamination and low-pressure molding, the bulkhead featuring UDMAX™ tape is 35% lighter and complies with ISO 27956 standard for securing cargo in delivery vehicles.SABIC announced at JEC World 2019 a new, cutting-edge technology for producing lightweight, cost-effective and recyclable vehicle panels using its UDMAX tape, a unidirectional, fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite. This innovative technology, which is designed to replace traditional panels made of metal and thermoset materials for interior and exterior automotive applications, will soon be commercialized in the bulkhead of a light commercial vehicle (LCV) produced in large scale for the global automotive market.

SABIC spotlights major milestone in trailblazing initiative with Airborne to digitize, automate large-scale composites manufacturing

SABIC will highlight, in collaboration with Airborne, its Digital Composites Manufacturing line through a 360-degree virtual reality experience at the 2019 JEC World Exhibition. The line is one of the three finalists in the category “Industry & Engineering” at the 2019 JEC Innovation Awards.SABIC is celebrating a major milestone for its ground-breaking Digital Composites Manufacturing line here at JEC World 2019 (Hall 6, stand P12). The company, in collaboration with Airborne and powered by Siemens and Kuka technologies, has successfully completed the pilot phase of the world’s first automated digital system for rapid, large-scale laminate manufacturing using SABIC’s continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite tape. The Digital Composites Manufacturing line has been nominated for the 2019 JEC Innovation Awards in the category “Industry & Engineering”. The winner will be announced at the JEC Innovation Awards ceremony, on Wednesday 13 March at 4.30pm at the Agora stage.

SABIC Press Kit JEC 2019

SABICAt JEC World 2019, SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, will showcase the versatility of its ultra-strong, lightweight UDMAX™ composite tape through an exhibit of diverse applications from the automotive, consumer products and industrial sectors, and premiere its new Digital Composites Manufacturing line. Visitors will be able to experience the Digital Composites Manufacturing line through virtual reality experience, using an 80 inch screen for VR room experience including sound system.  

SABIC demonstrates key milestones for the mass adoption of its advanced composites at JEC World 2019

Under the theme “INNOVATIONS OF SCALE”, SABIC is highlighting at JEC World 2019 (Hall 6, stand P12) the most recent accomplishments that propel its long-term strategy in enabling the mass adoption of advanced thermoplastic composites.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is highlighting at JEC World 2019 (Hall 6, stand P12) the most recent accomplishments that propel its long-term strategy in enabling the mass adoption of advanced thermoplastic composites.

沙特基础工业公司(SABIC)在深圳举办LNP产品线技术峰会,聚焦5G及电动汽车领域新动态

图片说明:SABIC在深圳举办LNP™产品线技术峰会,聚焦5G及电动汽车领域新动态上海,2019年3月11日 - 沙特基础工业公司(SABIC)将在深圳举办一场技术峰会,向加工企业、原始设备制造商(OEM)、原始设计制造商(ODM)以及终端用户,重点推介针对5G通信基础设施以及电动汽车应用领域的先进材料解决方案。届时,SABIC将详细介绍LNP产品线在业界的成熟方案与最新研发进展。预计出席本次活动的客户将会达到300家左右。

Four SABIC thermo-optical resins among first thermoplastics listed in Zemax OpticStudio® database

SABIC today announced that four of the company’s thermo-optical resins have been added in the materials database of the Zemax OpticStudio®, the industry-standard in software for designing optical systems. These high-performance materials are among the first resins to be added to OpticStudio®, giving designers of optical sensors and lenses new and innovative material choices beyond glass and epoxy resins.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, today announced that four of the company’s thermo-optical resins have been added in the materials database of the Zemax OpticStudio®, the industry-standard in software for designing optical systems. These high-performance materials – including two grades of high-temperature LEXAN CXT polycarbonate (PC) copolymer, an ULTEM polyetherimide (PEI) resin and an EXTEM polyimide resin – are among the first resins to be added to OpticStudio®, giving designers of optical sensors and lenses new and innovative material choices beyond glass and epoxy resins. The SABIC’s thermoplastics are designed to offer major advantages over these traditional materials like faster processing speeds and the possibility for freeform optics.

SABIC names Amco Polymers, LLC as a distribution partner in North America

As part of its strategy to foster the additional growth of its Specialties business, and to provide outstanding service to its customers, SABIC has named Amco Polymers, LLC as a third distribution partner in North America, providing SABIC customers with specialty engineering thermoplastics and related services in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Amco Polymers joins Nexeo Solutions, Inc. and Chase Plastic Services, Inc. as authorized distributors of SABIC’s complete portfolio of specialty materials, including NORYL™ resins (polyphenylene ether-based materials), ULTEM™ resins (polyetherimide materials), LNP™ compounds and the full range of polycarbonate-based high-performance copolymers.As part of its strategy to foster the additional growth of its Specialties business, and to provide outstanding service to its customers, SABIC has named Amco Polymers, LLC as a third distribution partner in North America, providing SABIC customers with specialty engineering thermoplastics and related services in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

SABIC introduces proven STADECK heavy-duty panels to the Americas

Lightweight STADECK™ panels are made from glass fiber reinforced thermoplastic resin.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry will showcase for the first time in the Americas, STADECK heavy duty-panels for scaffolding and numerous other applications, at the NAHB – International Builders Show in Las Vegas on February 19–21. This follows the successful launch of these high-strength but extremely lightweight panels for the building and construction industry in Europe last year.

Recommissioning of SABIC’s PPE operations at Bergen Op Zoom creates local employment opportunities

SABIC’s PPE plant in Bergen op Zoom is actively recruiting 59 skilled operators, process and service engineers, shift leaders and analysts as it resumes PPE resin production at the site. SABIC hopes to fill the roles by mid-2019, and a recruiting website has been launched to facilitate the hiring and application process: http://www.sabic-bergenopzoom.nl/nl/carriere/sabic-en-onderwijs.Last year, in response to customer needs, SABIC announced plans to recommission operations at its Bergen op Zoom PPE resin plant in the Netherlands with a phased ramp-up in production across 2020 to produce polyphenylene ether (PPE), the base resin for its line of NORYL resins and oligomers. Increased customer demand for NORYL resin – used in a vast range of industries such as water management, automotive, solar, industrial and electrical – prompted the capacity expansion plans.

SABIC to preview first digital composites manufacturing line at JEC WORLD 2019, demonstrate versatility of UDMAX tape

SABIC will highlight, in collaboration with Airborne, its Digital Composites Manufacturing line through a 360-degree virtual reality experience at the 2019 JEC World Exhibition. The line is one of the three finalists in the category “Industry & Engineering” at the 2019 JEC Innovation Awards.SABIC will highlight the progress of its Digital Composites Manufacturing line, a breakthrough in automated digital system for rapid, large-scale laminate manufacturing, via a 360-degree virtual reality experience at JEC World 2019 (Hall 6, stand P12). Through its “Innovations of Scale” theme, the company is celebrating an important milestone for this major project, which will help industrialize thermoplastic composite laminates, enabling broader adoption of this material across industries, such as consumer electronics, aerospace, automotive, sporting goods, healthcare, and mass transportation.

SABIC pioneers first production of certified circular polymers

Jeroen Castelijn, General Manager Geleen site and Frank Kuijpers, General Manager Corporate Sustainability celebrate the certified circular polymers produced in the Netherlands.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has announced another major milestone in its ground-breaking project to pioneer the production of certified circular polymers using a feedstock from mixed plastic waste.

SABIC and customers launch certified circular polymers from mixed plastic waste 

SABIC Chairman, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Jarbou, and Vice Chairman & CEO Yousef Al-Benyan, with representatives from customers Unilever and Vinventions, and supplier PLASTIC ENERGY at last night’s event to announce the launch of SABIC’s certified circular polymers.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has announced together with its customers Unilever, Vinventions and Walki Group, the launch of certified circular polymers to be manufactured by SABIC and planned to be used by its customers for packaging solutions for a variety of consumer products that will be introduced into the market in 2019.

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