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ExxonMobil and SABIC to Proceed with Olefins/PE Joint Venture
A major 50/50 olefins joint venture project first announced in 2016, by ExxonMobil Chemical and SABIC, has received final environmental regulatory approval.

SABIC to Expand Capacity of Ultem PEI and Extem TPI
Significant investment in production expansion of SABIC’s high-heat resins underway.

Materials: Portfolio of Novel PBT Compounds Derived from rPET
SABIC’S LNP Elcrin iQ compounds aim to extend useful life of PET bottles and help reduce plastic waste.

Part pritned with Sabic Ultem and AMS31F

Sabic Launches New AMS31F Breakaway Filament
Sabic AMS31F filament combined with Ultem AM9085F filament creates a high-performance material that provides high heat resistance and mechanical strength.

PEI Gives Eyewear Frames Lightweight Metallic Look
SABIC’s Ultem PEI used by China’s Zhengda Optical in lightweight eyewear frames with novel decorative effects.

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SABIC & Partners Collaborate to Produce 'Revolutionary' Thermoplastic Composite Vehicle Panel
Cost-effective and lightweight vehicle panels produced using SABIC’s Udmax tape in a one-shot compression molding process challenges panels made of metal or thermosets.

SABIC Introduces Long Glass Fiber Reinforced PP Panels to the Americas
SABIC’s heavy-duty PP panels for scaffolding are up to 60% lighter than wood. 

SABIC Takes Majority Share in Carbon Nanotube Business for Energy Storage Applications
Company confirms it is also examining this proprietary multi-wall technology in various materials and applications. 

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SABIC Acquires Majority Stake in Carbon Nanotube Business for Energy Storage Applications
Company confirms it is also examining this proprietary technology in various materials and applications.

Sabic European headquarters

Sabic Signs MOU with Plastic Energy for Supply of Recycled Feedstock
Sabic to implement an investment project for the chemical recycling of challenging mixed plastic waste back to the original polymer.

injection molded PC/PBT rear energy absorber

SPE Automotive Division's 2018 Hall of Fame Winner
The 2003 Honda Element compact SUV featured the first injection molded thermoplastic (PC/PBT) rear energy absorber for a vehicle bumper system.

global engineering plastics market

Global Engineering Plastics Market to Grow by Over Seven Percent
New study projects strong growth for PC, nylon, ABS, PET & PBT, acetal, and fluoropolymers.

SABIC thermocomp

NPE2018: News in Materials & Additives
Here’s more news in engineering resins, TPEs, bioplastics, polyolefin film grades, PVC, and a range of additives from the Big Show not reported in all our other previous coverage.

SABIC & Nottinham Spirk In Collaboration to Accelerate Innovation Across Multiple Industries
The Cleveland-based business innovation and product design firm to work with Noryl PPE, Ultem PEI, LNP engineered compounds and more. 

Materials: Heavy-Duty PP Panels
SABIC’s new offering for building & construction is based on Stamax long glass fiber PP.

Husky color faded pet bottles NPE2018

News Highlights from NPE2018
Developments in Industry 4.0, multi-layer preform molding, automation, LSR processing, and PP were among the major newsbreakers at May’s show. And one film processor finalized purchases of 13 new lines.

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Rapid Heat & Cool Molding Evolves to Meet Industry Challenges
Technical capabilities of the process have advanced to erase former cycle-time penalties, and ongoing developments address creation of a materials database and new applications in hybrid composite injection overmolding.

SABIC & ExxonMobIl Form New PE Venture
A major olefins project, first announced in 2016 and pending completion of the environmental permitting process, has been firmed up by Houston-based SABIC and ExxonMobil Chemical through the formation of a new joint venture.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Polyolefins for Packaging
Novel polyolefins for packaging are being highlighted by Nova Chemicals, ExxonMobil Chemical, and SABIC.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Engineering Resins Getting More Customized
Materials firms tailoring resins for specific applications.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: 3D Printing Materials & Applications
Materials developments churning for burgeoning additive manufacturing market.

Product Categories of SABIC

ABS
Acetal
ASA Copolymers and Alloys
HDPE
LDPE
LLDPE
Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate/ABS Alloys
Polycarbonate/Polyester Alloy
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PBT Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PET Type
Polyetherimide
Polyethersulfone
Polyimide (Thermoplastic)
Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS)
Polyphthalamide (PPA)
Polypropylene (including Copolymers)
Polystyrene
Polysulfone
PPE/Nylon Alloys
PPE/PP Alloys
PPE/PS Alloys
Stock Shapes--Film
Stock Shapes--Sheet

Trade Names

COLORCOMP
CYCOLAC
CYCOLOY
FARADEX
GELOY
KONDUIT
LEXAN
LNP
LUBRICOMP
LUBRILOY
NORYL
NORYL GTX
NORYL PPX
STAT-KON
STAT-LOY
THERMOCOMP
ULTEM
VALOX
VERTON
XENOY
XYLEX