DUESSELDORF, Germany—Sabic has introduced a new range of synthetic rubber products, manufactured for the first time in Saudi Arabia at K2016.
The introduction, said Sabic, shows its "commitment to delivering high quality, cost effective" synthetic rubber products to the industry," the company said in a statement.
“We are... pioneering producers of synthetic rubbers in the Middle East (supporting) conversion industries for tires, automotive, building and construction, according to Abdulrahman Al-Fageeh, Sabic's executive vice president, polymers.
"With our ideal location, we should be able to reach strategic global markets, particularly Europe, further developing customer intimacy,” said the business vice president
“Europe is a strategic market for Sabic's new rubber products," added Sami Mohammed Al-Osaimi, vice president, elastomers, PVC, PS, PET, PMMA and POM.
The rubber materials, said Al-Osaimi will be used mainly for automotive products, such as tires, gaskets, hoses, and weather seals, as well as in construction and industrial applications including conveyor belts.