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21/07/2014
SABIC® VESTOLEN A 6060R SUPPORTS THE GAS DISTRIBUTION PIPES INDUSTRY TO MEET ITS CHALLENGES IN SAFETY, RELIABILITY AND DURABILITY

SABIC, the global leading diversified petrochemicals company, has completed its Vestolen A pipe portfolio by adding a new orange colored High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) grade which is typically used for gas distribution. The new grade is made to the same high performance standard as the rest of SABICs existing range and meets the pipe industry’s need for outstanding product safety and reliability.

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03/06/2014
SABIC releases 2013 Sustainability Report, highlights progress on sustainability value creation and capital management

SABIC released its 2013 Sustainability Report today, entitled ‘Creating Lasting Value’, reflecting the company’s commitment to continuously create more sustainable business processes and more value for its stakeholders.

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27/05/2014
SABIC BRINGS "CHEMISTRY THAT MATTERS™" TO LIFE AT PLASTPOL 2014

At Plastpol, Hall E, Stand E5, SABIC is showcasing a broad and relevant portfolio of materials' technology and solutions demonstrating the company's deep understanding of the latest trends and challenges that customers in its target industries face. These are from lightweight technology that enables efficiency to solutions that are designed with sustainability in mind. Visitors can experience SABIC's solutions through an array of examples in the Packaging, Water Management, Electrical, Consumer Goods, Lighting, Transportation and Healthcare industries.

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28/04/2014
Caps & Closures market benefits from SABIC’s stronger, lighter and more cost efficient materials: SABIC® HDPE AX7611 and SABIC® PP PHC28

SABIC is coming to the AMI Plastic Closure Innovations 2014 (Berlin, April 28-30) to demonstrate its commitment to further expand into the caps and closure market. SABIC will showcase two new products. The new bimodal High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) product - SABIC® HDPE AX7611 –is designed to meet the specific needs of caps and closure for sparkling water and carbonated soft drinks. For the specialty caps and closure market, SABIC is showcasing its latest Polypropylene (PP) grade SABIC® PP PHC28.

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23/04/2014
SABIC launches new renewable polyolefins portfolio

SABIC today announced that it will launch its first portfolio of certified renewable polyolefins, certified under the ISCC Plus certification scheme, which involves strict traceability and requires a chain of custody based on a mass balance system. The portfolio, which includes renewable polyethylenes (PE) and polypropylenes (PP), responds to the increasing demand for sustainable materials from SABIC’s customers, most notably in the packaging industry, and is applicable for all its polyolefins grades, potentially for all market applications.

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23/04/2014
SABIC TO HIGHLIGHT LATEST DEVELOPMENTS AND NEW INTRODUCTIONS TO ITS MEDICAL GRADE OFFERING AT GLOBAL HEALTHCARE CONFERENCES

Helping the healthcare sector to overcome its challenges to meet key requirements such as patient safety, regulatory compliance, system cost or security of raw material supply are the focus of a series of presentations delivered by SABIC this spring.

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03/04/2014
Packaging customers offered broader portfolio of SABIC film solutions with launch of PP-LLDPE combined film for beverage market

Designed specifically to help customers in the beverage industry reduce transportation losses, SABIC has broadened its stretch film portfolio to include one of the first commercially available materials in Europe to combine polypropylene (PP) and linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE). The film’s high holding force (up to 12% compared to current solutions) for superior load stability is ideal for protecting heavy loads and is the result of SABIC’s constant focus on innovation and expertise in combination know-how. This film solution helps customers meet the demand for high-performance and optically-clear solutions, and can help them reduce costs.

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12/03/2014
SABIC AWARDED TOP EMPLOYER 2014 STATUS IN EUROPE

Leading petrochemical company SABIC has been recognized for its excellence in human resources management at an awards ceremony held in London on 11 March. This certificate reaffirms SABIC’s commitment to HR policy, leadership and strategy, providing excellent employee conditions for its staff. Moreover, it supports SABIC’s aim to become an employer of choice in the field of chemistry, supporting long-term growth and powering the ambitions of its employees and other stakeholders.

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12/02/2014
Healthcare market to profit from SABIC’s extended plastics portfolio, unveiled at Pharmapack 2014

SABIC is coming to Pharmapack Europe 2014 (Paris, February 12-13) to demonstrate its intent to further expand into the healthcare market. On Stand 354, SABIC will introduce two new pharmaceutical grades of polypropylene intended for syringes, other medical dosing application devices and also for packaging for healthcare applications. The two grades, SABIC® PP PCGR40 and a lubricated variant, SABIC® PP PCGR40L, are high-flow random copolymers typically used for producing thin-walled products with high levels of clarity.

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