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Sipchem to start commercially producing EVA and LDPE

7:28 AM MDT | March 30, 2015 | Natasha Alperowicz

Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) said today that it will, on 1 April and after testing, begin commercial operations at the ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) and low-density polyethylene (LDPE) manufacturing complex of its affiliate International...


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