Plastics distribution center opens in Austin

Sep 19, 2013
Austin Business Journal

A Saudi Arabian company has opened a plastics distribution business in Austin

The Saudi Basic Industries Corp. has opened a branch of its polymershapes plastics distribution business to provide local customers with improved access to a range of plastics and associated materials. The 2251 Picadilly Drive facility opened in mid-August and employs four workers, company officials said in a statement Wednesday

SABIC, founded in 1976, manufactures chemicals, intermediates, industrial polymers, fertilizers and metals. The international company employs 40,000 workers

Its polymershapes division distributes plastic sheet, rod, tube and film. Polymershapes serves more than 35,000 customers through a 75-branch distribution network in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Chile

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