Saudi Arabia

Record-breaking complete PET water lines from Sidel achieve 150,000 Bottles per hour in Saudi Arabia. more

18 Oct 2017 10:56 News

GPCA Forum

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July is an intense month climate-wise in the Middle East and MEP is used to the news slowing a little over the hottest month. But in 2017, there was plenty of news as this is a plastics market that even won't let high temperatures slow it down. more

2 Aug 2017 10:42 News

The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu has announced the return of Saudi Downstream Forum, which will take place from March 6th-8th 2018. more

10 Jul 2017 10:12 News

Saudi petrochemical downstream forum announced for March 6 – 8 in Yanbu, on the Red Sea. more

7 Jun 2017 11:15 News


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Gulf Application Engineering and Packaging to run sales and servicing for Nordson’s moulding components on the Arabian Peninsula. more

9 May 2017 12:32 News

A. Schulman is demonstrating the power of collaboration with NATPET at ArabPlast 2017, with their NSSPC joint venture for PP production. more

4 Jan 2017 09:42 News

SABIC has used K 2016 as the platform to present the first ever synthetic rubber products made in Saudi Arabia. more

25 Oct 2016 11:08 News

Sacmi roll-fed technology has been selected by Almarai to meet the complex labelling requirements for its products. more

10 Oct 2016 09:41 News



The GPCA has announced the keynote speakers for the 11th Annual GPCA Forum: H.E. Dr Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and CEO of ADNOC, and Amin H. Nasser, Saudi Aramco CEO. more

11 Jul 2016 09:00 News

SABIC and Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group have signed a major Project Development Agreement to jointly develop a greenfield petrochemical complex in Ningxia Hui. more

31 May 2016 10:35 News

Clariant Masterbatches Saudi Arabia has announced that work has begun on a new 38,000 m sq facility in Yanbu's Industrial Zone 2. more

17 Feb 2016 10:12 News

Plastics production in the GCC region is forecast to rise by around 3.2 per cent every year until 2020, with Oman's plastics market set to enjoy the strongest growth. more

26 Jan 2016 10:01 News

Saudi Arabian company Sipchem and the European plastics and rubber distributor RESINEX have reached a distribution agreement on the joint launch and marketing of Sipchem neat PBT resin in Europe. more

16 Dec 2015 15:39 News

A Schulman has commenced the construction of a PP compounding plant in Yanbu, on the west coast of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with its joint venture partner NATPET. more

3 Dec 2015 10:36 News

ENGEL's Saudi PP showcase will focus on the efficient manufacture of bottle caps, thin-walled packaging, pallets and fittings and consumables for medical and laboratory use. more

3 Dec 2015 10:25 News

Global plastics materials giant SABIC is undertaking a global transformation aimed at creating a more agile, cost-efficient, and customer-focused organisation to meet the needs of its worldwide customer base more effectively. more

11 Oct 2015 09:00 News

Leading global fresh food packaging supplier LINPAC has announced a new cooperation with ZULTEC Group, a multinational retail and industrial supplies leader based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. more

30 Sep 2015 16:16 News

The specialty chemicals company LANXESS and Saudi Aramco plan to establish a joint venture for synthetic rubber detailed in an agreement. more

25 Sep 2015 09:46 News

A fresh report from Research and Markets forecasts the Saudi Arabian masterbatch market to hit $167 million by 2020, thanks to increased government investment and rising demand for packaging. more

5 Aug 2015 14:17 News

Dyna-Purge has appointed ACIS Plastic Technologies as its new distributor of Dyna-Purge engineered thermoplastic purging compounds in Saudi Arabia and the UAE. more

22 Jul 2015 11:11 News


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