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GPCA reveals winners of Plastic Excellence Awards

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 12/04/2017 (10:23)
Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) announced the winners of the 7th GPCA Plastics Excellence Awards in a ceremony as a part of the GPCA Plasticon Conference that took place in Etihad, Abu Dhabi on April 9-10, 2017.

ChemOrbis attended the conference with a presentation by Mirza Kadic, Business Development Director, titled “Opportunities in Africa”.

Mr.Kadic is next to Tilman F.Ehret, CEO, Astra Polymers, a member of ChemOrbis.

In the ceremony, Sabic in partnership with Hira Industries, KSA won in the “Joint Development/Improvement of a New Product or Application – Resin Producer & Plastic Converter” category while Borouge won in two categories titled “Best Sustainability Initiatives in the Plastics Conversion Industry” and “Best Researcher in Plastics and Plastic Conversion” with Janne Lampela’s research on RG568MO.

Also, Ingenia Polymers Company, KSA won in the “Innovative and New Plastic Products and Processes” category while Israa Al-Rowaihi, KAUST was nominated the award for “Fikra: Rising Stars of the Plastics Industry” for her work on production of bioplastics from CO2 using renewable energy resources.
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