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SABIC BRINGS 'CHEMISTRY THAT MATTERS' TO LIFE AT K SHOW 2013
At K 2013, Hall 6, Stand D42, SABIC is showcasing a broad and relevant portfolio of materials technology applications and solutions that underscore the company's deep understanding of the latest trends and challenges that customers in its target industries face. Whether it's lightweight technology that enables efficiency, materials that enable greater safety without sacrificing performance, solutions that are designed with sustainability in mind or material applications that perform reliably over the long-term, SABIC is continually developing solutions from chemistry that enable its customers to achieve their commercial ambitions and stay ahead of the competition.
SABIC SHOWCASING LIGHTWEIGHT VOLKSWAGEN XL1 SIDE WINDOWS, ALL-THERMOPLASTIC TAILGATE AND SYNTHETIC RUBBER MATERIAL FOR TIRES AT K 2013
SABIC is showcasing examples of the innovation it can deliver to help the automotive industry achieve greater fuel efficiency, enhanced safety, improved durability and better overall performance at K 2013, the triennial plastics fair taking place in Dusseldorf, Germany. These examples range from the advanced polycarbonate (PC) side windows of Volkswagen's XL1 diesel plug-in hybrid to an all-thermoplastic tailgate concept, both aimed at enabling lighter weight and energy efficiency. SABIC is also highlighting an innovative application for tires based on a synthetic rubber material technology that can deliver greater traction and longer wear life, in addition to a plastic solution addressing the corrosion issues that come with metal fuel caps. These materials-based application solutions, among others, demonstrate SABIC's continued focus on delivering the materials and development support required by the automotive industry to produce energy-efficient, high quality vehicles.
SABIC SOLUTIONS AT K 2013 TAKE SUSTAINABILITY, PERFORMANCE AND DESIGN TO NEW HEIGHTS IN THE BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
SABIC is helping its customers in the building and construction industry to develop new solutions for sustainable and energy efficient structures - a major global priority for the industry. To help its customers address these needs, SABIC has developed a deep and relevant portfolio of material technologies, which are being showcased at K 2013. These new solutions enable sustainable, long-term building options for the industry. SABIC® Vestolen A RELY and SABIC® PP RELY for pipe applications have been chosen for municipal water and other important projects around the world for their long-term reliability and durability. These innovative material technologies on display at this year's K Show, along with numerous others in SABIC's building and construction portfolio have been developed through research and collaboration with SABIC customers, to enable them to meet their commercial ambitions, while propelling their industries forward.
SABIC'S MATERIAL TECHNOLOGIES ENABLE NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE AND DESIGN FREEDOM FOR THE GLOBAL CONSUMER GOODS MARKET
SABIC is delivering a range of highly advanced polymer and engineering thermoplastic solutions that allow manufacturers in the consumer electronics and lifestyle industries to create sleeker, more stylish products that meet environmental, high-performance and aesthetic requirements.
SABIC'S MATERIAL TECHNOLOGIES BRING LONGER LIFE AND HIGH PERFORMANCE TO THE ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING INDUSTRIES
SABIC's material solutions are helping customers in the electrical and lighting industries meet significant challenges which include a highly regulated environment that demands sustainable solutions, while also helping them achieve enhanced design freedom, durability and performance. Lighting regulations in the European Union and China favor the use of more sustainable solutions such as LED versus incandescent bulbs, while the industrial automation market continues to grow significantly. SABIC has responded to these challenges by collaborating with its customers to deliver a wide range of material innovations which are used in applications as diverse as the Fonckel One lamp, Osram's Superstar LED lamp and Siemens' SIMATIC S7 - 1500, all of which will be showcased at K 2013.