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Sipchem Sets Up Polymers Research Center

2:57 AM MDT | October 20, 2009 | Natasha Alperowicz

Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) and the Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals of Saudi Arabia to establish a polymer technologies and applications research center at the Dhahran Techno-Valley at KFUPM at the cost of SR80 million ($21.3 million). Sipchem will be responsible for the management and operation of the center. The center will focus on the development of polymer technologies and applications with particular emphasis on films used in the...

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