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SABIC to showcase extensive portfolio of materials solutions

News International-French

20 Sep 2012

SABIC's Innovative Plastics business will demonstrate how its broad portfolio of materials can help customers address key lighting trends ranging from new aesthetic requirements for light emitting diode (LED) retrofits to ever-increasing demands for better sustainability.

With a large array of high-performance resins and composites in the industry, supported by unmatched technical expertise and services, SABIC can provide full solutions that simplify the supply chain, are globally available and address multiple customer challenges. The company continues to set the standard for safety, sustainability and high quality in lighting materials and demonstrates a relentless focus on meeting evolving customer requirements.




Featured solutions will include the Lexan* LUX family of high-performance PC resins for LED lighting, which offer a choice of customizable diffusion levels or transparency and excellent luminance. Also highlighted will be LNP* Konduit* conductive compound for thermal management, offering greater design freedom than traditional approaches. Ultraviolet-stable Lexan SLX copolymers, offering enhanced weatherability for outdoor lighting applications and specialized Lexan PC with high reflectivity providing new choices for reflectors will also be on display.



About SABIC Innovative Plastics

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) ranks among the world's top petrochemical companies. The company is among the world's market leaders in the production of polyethylene, polypropylene and other advanced thermoplastics, glycols, methanol and fertilizers.SABIC recorded a net profit of SR 29.24 billion (US 7.80 billion) in 2011. Sales revenues for 2011 totaled SR 189.90 billion (US 50.64 billion). Total assets stood at SR 332.78 billion (US 88.74 billion) at the end of 2011.SABIC's businesses are grouped into Chemicals, Polymers, Performance Chemicals, Fertilizers, Metals and Innovative Plastics. SABIC has significant research resources with 16 dedicated Technology & Innovation facilities in Saudi Arabia, the USA, the Netherlands, Spain, Japan, India and South Korea. The company operates in more than 40 countries across the world with around 40,000 employees worldwide.SABIC manufactures on a global scale in Saudi Arabia, the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.Headquartered in Riyadh, SABIC was founded in 1976 when the Saudi Arabian Government decided to use the hydrocarbon gases associated with its oil production as the principal feedstock for production of chemicals, polymers and fertilizers. The Saudi Arabian Government owns 70 percent of SABIC shares with the remaining 30 percent held by private investors in Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Cooperation Council countries. About Innovative PlasticsSABIC's Innovative Plastics business is a leading, global supplier of engineering thermoplastics with an 80-year history of breakthrough solutions that solve its customers' most pressing challenges. Today, Innovative Plastics is a multi-billion-dollar company with operations in more than 35 countries and approximately 9,000 employees worldwide. The company continues to lead the plastics industry with customer collaboration and continued investments in new polymer technologies, global application development, process technologies, and environmentally responsible solutions that serve diverse markets such as automotive, electronics, building & construction, transportation, and healthcare.




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