Saudi Arabia’s Sabic and China’s Sinopec on 3 September announced the start of commercial operations at a new polycarbonate (PC) plant at their 50-50 Sinopec Sabic Tianjin Petrochemical JV. Sabic says the new facility has capacity of 260,000 t/y and “is a vital component of Sabic’s PC growth strategy in China.”

Sabic CEO Abdulrahman al-Fageeh says that “building on our position as one of the world’s leading polycarbonate manufacturers, our first-ever PC plant in Asia underlines our commitment to operate and manufacture in markets that are close to our customers to increase service capabilities, agility, and supply reliability.” (CONTINUED - 160 WORDS)