A. Schulman and the polypropylene producer National Petrochemical Industrial Company (NATPET), have built a polyolefin-compounding plant based on the latest state-of-the-art technology, safety regulations and certification standards. Since August 2017, the new facility has started to produce Polyfort® and Polyflam® PP compounds.

From the start, all processes will be aligned with the standards of IATF 16949 and ISO9001:2015, 14001 and 18001.

The production facility is designed for an annual polypropylene-compounding capacity of up to 100,000 tons and is located on NATPET’s polypropylene polymerization site in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. This setup ensures efficiency along the entire value chain, from propane gas to customer-specific Polyfort® and Polyflam® compounds.

The portfolio includes colored, mineral-filled, glass fiber-reinforced, hybrid-filled PP homo- and PP copolymer compounds as well as impact-modified, low-emission grades for automotive interiors and flame retardant V2, V0 GWFI- and 5VA UL-listed grades.

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Parsons has been working in the Middle East for more than half a century and has employees in all the GCC-member countries. Our experience in the region includes master planning, designing or managing some of the GCC’s most prestigious projects. Our portfolio comprises: airports, highways, bridges, buildings, residential communities, mixed-use developments, rail and transit, ports, water infrastructure, and oil and gas projects and other large projects worth multibillion dollars.

YASREF: The Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company is a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec). It operates a world-class, full-conversion refinery that covers approximately 5.2 million square meters in the Yanbu Industrial City and is considered to be a key anchor project for the future of Yanbu. YASREF processes 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) of Arabian heavy crude oil to produce premium transportation fuels as well as high-value refined products for both international and domestic markets.

YASREF’s products include 90,000 bpd of gasoline, 263,000 bpd of ultra-low sulfur diesel, 6,200 metric tons per day (mtd) of petcoke, 1,200 (mtd) of sulfur, and 140,000 tons per year of benzene. The company provides its products directly to its owners who market them internationally. It’s an organization with worldwide reach but still focusses its benefits back in Yanbu and Saudi Arabia.

Marafiq is a private utility company providing integrated utility services to the industries, businesses and residents of Jubail and Yanbu Industrial Cities. Its core business is the operation, maintenance, management and construction of facilities for power generation, transmission and distribution, seawater cooling for industries, potable and process water production and distribution, and sanitary and industrial wastewater treatment and disposal.

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