Posted on April 09, 2014

The GCC plastics industry celebrated the winners of the GPCA Plastics Excellence Awards 2014, an initiative of the Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association (GPCA) yesterday. The awards, sponsored by Sabic, aim to stimulate and reward excellence, creativity and environmental sustainability practices in the GCC’s plastics conversion industry.

The winners were honoured at a gala dinner held as part of the 5th International Conference for Plastic Conversion (PlastiCon 2014), taking place at Expo Centre Sharjah.

GPCA honours winners of GCC 2 [].jpgThe winners are:

  • Dr. Dr. Mariam A. Al-Maadeed, Director Advanced Materials Centre at Qatar University
  • Safetix Mid East FZE (Excellence in Plastics Products)
  • Al Haya Waste Management & Projects Co. from Qatar (Best Recycling or Energy Saving Programme)
  • Converters Milliken Chemical (Best Master Batch Additive and Supporting Companies)

SABIC and AGM/Toyota won an award for the joint development of a product or process from a resin producer together with plastics converter. SABIC and Riyadh Furniture Industries, and Borouge and Taghleef were the first and second runners-up in this category and were acknowledged by the jury for their outstanding efforts, also receiving a trophy.

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