SABIC to Spotlight at OFC/NFOEC 2013 High-Performance ULTEM™ and EXTEM™ Resins for Next-Generation Fiber Optic Applications

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business today announced that it will be a first-time exhibitor at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC), March 19-21, 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center, in Anaheim, Calif. - February 27, 2013

SABIC Launches Portfolio of Antimicrobial Compounds at MD&M West to Help Customers Enhance Safety of Healthcare Applications

According to a 2011 report by the World Health Organization, in 2002 in the United States alone approximately 99,000 deaths were linked to healthcare associated infections (HCAIs).1 - February 15, 2013

SABIC Showcases Broad Portfolio of Materials Solutions for Enhanced LED Lighting Design, Lifespan, Sustainability and Cost-Out at SIL 2013

SABIC’s materials provide the fresh and effective solutions lighting manufacturers are looking for when developing LED lenses and light guides, diffusion covers, lamps/bulbs, tubes, reflectors and heat sinks. - February 14, 2013

SABIC and London’s Royal College of Art Team Up to Launch "VISIcON" Automotive Lighting Program and Design Competition

SABIC has announced the launch of a three-month research program and competition called VISIcON with London’s prestigious Royal College of Art (RCA) Vehicle Design programme. - February 14, 2013

PC Automotive Glazing Gains Momentum with Launch of Fiat’s 500L MPV Using SABIC’s LEXAN™ Resin in Rear Fixed Side Windows

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business is marking continued progress in the adoption of its polycarbonate (PC) glazing materials for automotive window applications with Fiat’s new 500L multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), which features rear fixed side windows molded from SABIC’s clear LEXAN™ GLX resin and black CYCOLOY™ resin. - January 28, 2013

SABIC’s Vibrant LEXAN™ THERMOCLICK™ Sheet Echoes the Dynamo’s Distinctive Brand on Houston’s New BBVA Compass Stadium

When Houston’s new BBVA Compass Stadium opened this year, Houston Dynamo fans were welcomed with a brilliant display of the soccer team’s distinctive orange brand featured on enclosed entrances with a vibrant shade of LEXAN™ THERMOCLICK™ sheet from SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business. - January 28, 2013

SABIC’s Tough LNP™ FARADEX™ Compound Helps Biomarine Enhance Safety and Durability of Its BioPak240R Revolution Rebreather

Rescue and HAZMAT workers, fire-fighters and miners depend upon self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) when working in extremely hazardous environments. So when Biomarine, an SCBA manufacturer based in Exton, Pa., needed to improve the impact strength and ability to dissipate static electricity... - January 28, 2013

SABIC’s 3D-Formed LEXANTM Sheet Increases Visibility, Safety, Comfort and Performance of Rottne Forestry Vehicle Glazing

Operators of logging equipment require exceptional visibility and protection against debris or large objects that may enter their cabin and cause serious injury in forest environments, such as tree limbs and other machinery parts. - January 28, 2013

Renault Advances Global Leadership in Sustainability and Plastic Fenders with New SABIC Post-Industrial Recycled NORYL GTX™ Material

Renault has designed more vehicles with fenders molded from NORYL GTX resin than any other automaker. Models include the Twingo, Clio, Kangoo, Scenic, Megane, Laguna, Espace, Wind and Modus. The automaker began development of plastic fenders in 1985 and launched its first in 1989 on the Clio 16S. - January 28, 2013

SABIC to Showcase Innovative Sustainable Solutions for Heating, Cooling and Air Conditioning OEMs at AHR Expo

Today’s leaders in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) are faced with the challenges of finding manufacturing efficiencies, reducing system costs and delivering more sustainable solutions, while meeting regulatory requirements. - January 26, 2013

SABIC to Showcase at MD&M West 2013 Innovative Solutions for Portability, Miniaturization and Sustainability of Healthcare Applications

Recognizing the increasing prevalence of device miniaturization, a need for greater portability and a desire to find more sustainable solutions, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business will exhibit at MD&M West (booth #1701) its broad and growing portfolio of specialized resins and composites that can help solve today’s leading high-tech healthcare device challenges. MD&M West 2013 will run from Feb. 12-14 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. - January 26, 2013

SABIC VALOX™ Resin Helps Crown General Motors Winner of SPE® Automotive Innovation Award in Performance & Customization Category

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business is applauding General Motors Co. (GM) for being named the winner in the Performance & Customization (Aftermarket) category of the Society of Plastics Engineers’ (SPE®) 42nd-annual Automotive Innovation Awards Competition. - November 30, 2012

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation Selects SABIC NORYL GTX™ Resin for 2013 Outlander Sport and Industry-First 2-Cavity Injection Molded Fenders

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business today announced that Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has chosen SABIC’s next-generation NORYL GTX™ 989 resin for the front fenders of its 2013 Outlander Sport crossover. - November 30, 2012

SABIC Helps Chrysler Group LLC Reinvent Dodge Dart with Stylish Interior Illumination Surrounding Unique Floating Island Bezel

Ambient lighting is a growing trend in automotive interior design, enhancing consumer appeal. - November 30, 2012

SABIC Opens New Charleston, SC, Polymershapes Branch to Accelerate Delivery of High-Performance Plastics and Fabrication Services to South Carolina Customers

SABIC has opened a new branch of its Polymershapes distribution business in Charleston, South Carolina, to deliver faster service and materials solutions to customers throughout the area. The new branch is located at 7281 Investment Drive, North Charleston, and it joins the existing Columbia, SC... - October 31, 2012

SABIC’s High-Performance ULTEM™ Fiber Helps National Nonwovens Create First Fire Blocker Suitable for All Aircraft Seating Dress Covers

Here at the Aircraft Interiors Show, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business is showcasing the recent success of co-development efforts with its customer, National Nonwovens – the creation of the aircraft industry’s first fire blocker for all aircraft seating dress covers. Marketed... - October 31, 2012

SABIC and ULVAC Announce Availability of New ULGLAZE System for High-Volume Plasma Coating of Automotive PC Glazing Components

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business, a world leader in engineering thermoplastics and advanced material solutions, and ULVAC Inc., a leader in mass-production vacuum technologies, today announced the commercial availability of the new, state-of-the-art ULGLAZE system for high-volume... - October 31, 2012

SABIC Makes a Splash at Fakuma with New NORYL™ Resin, Meeting Tightening Global Regulations for Materials in Potable Water Systems

Here At the Fakuma trade fair, booth #B5-5506, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business today announced a new NORYL™ resin - October 31, 2012

SABIC ULTEM™ Resin and Stratasys FDM® Technology Enable Taylor-Deal Aviation to Produce Customized Parts Quickly and Cost-Effectively

At the Aircraft Interiors Show, booth #828, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business is announcing that its strong, lightweight, flame-retardant ULTEM 9085 resin now helps to address one of the biggest challenges for aerospace OEMs – the ability to produce small volume parts quickly and... - October 31, 2012

SABIC is First Multinational Corporation to be Honored with China RoHS Certification for Sustainable Electronics Materials

At a ceremony held in Shenzhen, China on July 25th, SABIC was officially recognized for Voluntary Pollution Control Certification for Electronic Information Products - September 28, 2012

SABIC Launches Thermoformable LEXANTM Sheet for Outstanding Flame-Smoke-Toxicity Performance, Opacity in Aircraft Window Shades

To help global aerospace customers comply with increasingly stringent standards for flame-smoke-toxicity (FST) performance of interior aircraft components, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business today introduced new next-generation LEXAN™ XHR 5000 (extremely low heat release) sheet for... - September 28, 2012

SABIC Helps GRAMMER Lead Rail Industry with New Railway Seating Solution to Proactively Comply with Strict European Fire Safety Standard

At InnoTrans 2012 at the Berlin Messe, Hall 5.1, booth #228, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business showcased GRAMMER Railway Interior GmbH’s tough, new seat back shells and side panels for first-class railcars that comply with Europe’s upcoming CEN/TS 45445 harmonized standard for... - September 28, 2012

SABIC’s World-Renowned LEXANTM PC Resin & Customer Support Helps

When Fonckel B.V., a start-up company based in the Netherlands, needed expert assistance to turn the stunning design of its Fonckel One lamp – an interactive light emitting diode (LED) luminaire – into a commercial product, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business was there to deliver... - September 28, 2012

SABIC Exhibits Expanded LEXAN™ Sheet Portfolio for Railway Interiors at InnoTrans to Help Customers Meet Upcoming Regulations

Anticipating the implementation of the pan-European norm for fire safety in rail interiors, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business has expanded its portfolio of high-performance material solutions. - September 28, 2012

Raising the Bar with SABIC’s First Thermoplastic for Rail Seat Backs and Covers that Meet Highest Hazard Level of New Fire Safety Standard

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business today announced new LEXAN™ FST3403. - September 28, 2012

SABIC to Increase STAMAX* LGFPP Capacity at Genk, Belgium Facility to Meet Rising Automotive Customer Demand

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business today announced that it is significantly boosting capacity for its STAMAX* long glass fiber-filled polypropylene (LGFPP) composite resins at its manufacturing facility in Genk, Belgium, to meet rapidly growing demand from automotive customers. Last month,... - August 29, 2012

SABIC Executive Co-Chairs AllWorldSummit@Harvard Workshop Assessing the Future of Plastics in Saudi Arabia

Recognized worldwide as a thought leader on petrochemicals, plastics and new business opportunities in Saudi Arabia, SABIC was recently selected by the prestigious AllWorld Summit@Harvard to present on the future of the Saudi Arabian plastics industry. - August 29, 2012

SABIC’s New Noryl* SA Resins Cut Cost and Extend Performance Capabilities of Thermoset Systems for PCBs, Adhesives & Coatings

Committed to helping customers differentiate their products and gain a market advantage, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business today launched a new breakthrough line of Noryl* SA90 and SA9000 resins that can be used as additives for epoxy and non-epoxy thermoset systems. - August 29, 2012

Advanced Thermoplastic Technology from SABIC Enables Mahindra & Mahindra to Launch India’s First Plastic Fender

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business today announced that Indian automotive manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), with support from its Tier 1 supplier Plastic Omnium, has developed India’s first injection molded plastic fenders, which are featured on the new critically acclaimed global XUV500 sports utility vehicle (SUV). - August 29, 2012

At MD&M Brazil Leading Dental Equipment Customers Spotlight High-Tech Benefits of Using SABIC’s World-Renowned Materials, Services, Expertise

At the MD&M Brazil show (booth #709), SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business is showcasing its broad and deep healthcare resin portfolio with new next-generation applications from two leading Brazilian dental equipment customers, Gnatus and Indusbello. - June 29, 2012

Healthcare Customer Wins Showcase SABIC’s Local Supply, Application Development Expertise, World-Class Customer Service at MD&M Brazil

At the first-ever MD&M Brazil Show (booth #709), SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business is spotlighting the company’s broad and deep healthcare materials portfolio with high-end applications from two leading Brazilian medical device manufacturers. - June 29, 2012

SABIC Wins Prestigious Green Material Innovation Application Award for Up-cycled Valox iQ* Resin, Showcasing Global Leadership in Sustainability

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business was honored with Plastics Technology’s (China) Green Material Innovative Application Award in recognition of the company’s pioneering Valox iQ* resin, an industry-leading material that incorporates up-cycled post-consumer content from... - June 29, 2012

SABIC Demonstrates High-Tech Materials Solutions for Top Healthcare Trends in Patient Safety and Device Portability at New MD&M Brazil

Major healthcare industry trends, such as improving patient safety and creating smaller, more accessible devices, are receiving strong support from SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business, which is spotlighting an array of advanced thermoplastic resins from its broad product portfolio here at... - June 29, 2012

SABIC Leads the Curve with First Polycarbonate BIPV Panels Featuring Design Flexibility, Thermal Insulation & Energy Production in One Solution

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. - June 29, 2012

SABIC is First Company in History of PLASTPOL to be Honored with Two Awards for Best Material Ingenuity and Best Stand Design

At PLASTPOL 2012, Poland’s largest international plastics and rubber processing exhibition, SABIC became the first company in the event’s 16-year history to win two awards. - June 29, 2012

SABIC Invests in Lexan* Multiwall Sheet Capacity in India to Expand Customer Access to Advanced Roofing and Glazing Materials

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business is once again demonstrating how it is powering the long-term commercial success of its customers with the announcement of a capacity investment in India. - June 27, 2012

SABIC Wins Seven Coveted ACC Responsible Care® Energy Efficiency Awards, Demonstrating Its Commitment to Sustainability

On April 30, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business was recognized by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) for its extensive world-class programs designed to improve energy efficiency, taking seven Responsible Care® Energy Efficiency Awards, including three for its Mt. Vernon, Ind.,... - June 01, 2012

SABIC Expands Flexible Noryl* Portfolio to Offer Wire & Cable Customers First Total Solution for AC and DC Standards in the US, Europe and Japan

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business announced another major step forward to support its customers’ commercial ambitions and growth: the expansion of its Flexible Noryl* polyphenylene ether (PPE) resin portfolio for wire and cable coating applications. With the addition of two new... - June 01, 2012

SABIC to Exhibit Robust Portfolio of Advanced Material Solutions for Medical and Dental Device Applications at First Ever MD&M Brazil Show

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business will spotlight its culture of ingenuity at MD&M Brazil – in São Paulo, Brazil, June 26-27, in booth #709 – with an exhibit of customer applications that highlight the versatility of the company’s broad and deep portfolio of... - May 25, 2012

SABIC Helps Volvo Trucks Accelerate Sustainability with Valox iQ* Resin, the First Up-Cycled Plastic Resin Used in a North American Truck

SABIC’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, SABIC’s Valox iQ*... - April 21, 2012

SABIC’s Xenoy iQ* Resin Helps Canon Electronics Meet Global Customer Demand for Eco-Responsible Products with New Scanner Housing

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business announced that Canon Electronics Inc. – a global leader in imaging and optical products – has selected high-performance Xenoy iQ* ENH resin with up-cycled post-consumer recycled (PCR) content for the housing of its new imageFORMULA DR-M160... - April 21, 2012

SABIC Announces Major Portfolio Expansion with Launch of Three New Engineered Lexan* Film Products for Display, Electronics and Auto Sectors

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business announced today a major expansion of its industry leading Lexan* polycarbonate (PC) portfolio. - April 21, 2012

SABIC and Equipment Technologies Come Together to Create Coextruded Lexan* SLX and Cycoloy* Resin Hood for New Apache Agricultural Sprayer

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business announced the use of their Lexan* and Cycoloy* resins in Equipment Technologies’ (ET) tough, optimally designed Apache agricultural sprayer hood. The new product was developed to help overcome performance issues associated with fiberglass and metal,... - April 19, 2012

SABIC Expands Renowned Lexan* Polycarbonate Portfolio with New High-End Materials for Consumer Electronics, Appliances and LED Lighting

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business today announced here at NPE 2012 (booth #29000), important new additions to its flagship portfolio of high-performance Lexan* polycarbonate (PC) materials: - April 05, 2012

SABIC’s Tough, Lightweight Ultem* Resin Solution Replaces Metal in Intermestic’s Stylish, New Zoff SMART Eyewear Frames

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business’ world-class expertise and technology were further evidenced today with the company’s announcement that Intermestic Inc., a specialty retailer of eyewear and accessories, has chosen tough, lightweight Ultem* polyetherimide (PEI) resin for the frames of its new line of Zoff SMART eyeglasses. - April 04, 2012

SABIC and CK Technologies Help Volvo Trucks Blaze a New Trail with Industry’s First Injection-Molded Thermoplastic Roof Fairing

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business today announced that its collaboration with CK Technologies, a provider of engineered plastic systems, and Volvo Trucks North America has produced the trucking industry’s first injection-molded roof fairing, soon to be featured on all 2013 Volvo heavy-duty trucks. - April 04, 2012

SABIC Showcases Its Commitment to Help Power Global Customers’ Competitive Advantage at NPE 2012

As host of NPE’s largest booth from any resin manufacturer (booth #29000), 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. - April 04, 2012

Range Rover Evoque, 2012 North American Truck of the Year, Features Key Components Molded from SABIC’s High-Tech Thermoplastic Materials

Multiple lightweight, cutting-edge components, with advanced thermoplastic resins from SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business, are featured on the recently announced 2012 North American Truck of the Year: - February 23, 2012

SABIC Offerings at NPE 2012 in Orlando, Fla., in the South Hall, Booth 29000 to Focus on Powering Customers’ Competitive Advantage

SABIC will showcase its commitment to sustainable, long-term relationships by demonstrating how its culture of ingenuity helps to create a long-term competitive advantage for its customers. Through a deep understanding of customers’ commercial ambitions and a proactive approach to their... - February 23, 2012

SABIC Highlights at MD&M West Leading Customization Capabilities for Antimicrobial Compounds to Help Device OEMs Enhance Patient Safety

Here at MD&M West, Booth #1801, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business is demonstrating its deep understanding of its customers’ ambitions by showcasing its extensive capabilities for customizing antimicrobial compounds to help device OEMs combat healthcare associated infections (HAIs) - February 23, 2012

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