3M to Participate at 12th Annual SABIC Technical Conference

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3M to Showcase Innovative Products and Solutions to Facilitate the Success of Saudi Arabia’s National Transformation Program

Mansour Aljuaid, 3M
Mansour Aljuaid, 3M

Riyadh: 3M, a company driven by science and innovation, is participating at the 12th SABIC Technical Conference (STC-12) where the company will share scientific and technical expertise with key stakeholders and decision makers from Saudi Arabia’s Petrochemical and Refining industries.

Held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Saud Bin Nayef Al Saud, the 2016 edition of the SABIC Technical Conference will take place from 6 – 9 November 2016 at the Jubail Industrial City in Saudi Arabia.

Eng. Abdelhakeem Dweekat, General Manager, – Industrial, 3M Saudi Arabia said: “We are extremely pleased to be participating at another Sabic Technical Conference and Exhibition after taking part in 2012 and 2014.  This year we are excited to have Dr. Karl Weilandt, 3M Laboratory Manager, a fluoropolymer and fluorochemical scientist as our featured expert from 3M Labs.  Dr. Weilandt will be leading technical seminars on the use of fluoropolymer materials in packaging plastics, wire & cables, pipes, and architectural membranes.”

3M™ products that will be exhibited at STC-12 include: 3M™ Dynamar™ Polymer Processing Additives (PPAs), Equipment & Facility Maintenance products, Refining & Plant Safety products, Refining & Production Filtration products, as well as 3M™ Scotchkote™ Corrosion Protection Coatings.

“One of our key priorities is to provide solutions that keep with Saudi Arabia’s National Transformation Program (NTP) 2020, that was launched by the Saudi Government as part of the implementation of the Saudi Vision 2030 with the aim of meeting interim targets by 2020 through various strategic initiatives,” said Mr. Mansour Aljuaid, General Manager of Governmental Markets & Strategic Planning, 3M™ Saudi Arabia. “Not only will we share technical expertise, but visitors at the 3M™ stand during the 2016 edition of SABIC Technical Conference will have the opportunity to experience some of the latest advancements in science and technology that could significantly enhance the productivity and profitability in the refining and petrochemicals sector.”

The refining and petrochemicals industry faces a host of unique challenges, including seasonality, changes in input quality, supply disruptions and unforeseen maintenance. However, 3M™ continuously brings new and advanced technologies to meet the increasing global demand for improving operation effectiveness and efficiency, extending equipment life and reduce downtime, and protecting the health and safety of workers.  This makes 3M™ an ideal success partner to refining and petrochemicals facilities worldwide as they use 3M™ materials to stay up and running, whilst using 3M™ advanced technologies to be more competitive in a tough global business environment.

Over the years, 3M’s innovations have improved the daily lives for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. The company has made driving at night easier, made buildings safer and made consumer electronics lighter, less energy intensive and less harmful to the environment. Every day at 3M, one idea leads to the next, igniting momentum to make progress possible around the world.

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