SABIC opens new pilot facility at Mount Vernon

SABIC opens new pilot facility at Mount Vernon

1:25 AM, 9th February 2012
SABIC opens new pilot facility at Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, US: SABIC Innovative Plastics opened a new pilot facility that will allow chemistry and process development for its high performance polymers. The new 3,000 square feet world-class facility is an innovation resource that will enable SABIC to produce new polymers more rapidly. Previously, piloting was done externally; now this work will be seamlessly integrated into product research and development and scale-up to commercial production. The pilot facility will begin operations in the first quarter of 2012.

“This is a critically important addition to our capabilities in Mt Vernon and is the latest in a history of new investments to this site, which has long been a hub for major innovation breakthroughs and the source of 500 patents. Mt Vernon is the ideal location for the new pilot facility because it takes us to a new level of high performance polymers technical innovation and dedicated support that our customers expect of us,” said Sanjay Mishra, Leader, Global High-Performance Polymers Technology, Specialty & Performance, Innovative Plastics.

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