Sipchem starts commercial operation at its EVA film plant

Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) announced that the ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) film plant, owned by Saudi Specialized Products Company (SSPC), an affiliate of Sipchem, commenced commercial operations recently.

The EVA film plant is owned by Saudi Specialized Products Company, an affiliate of Sipchem.
The EVA film plant is owned by Saudi Specialized Products Company, an affiliate of Sipchem.

The EVA film plant performance tests were completed successfully confirming the plant’s capacity of 4,000MT annual production capacity of EVA film.

The financial impact of full commercial operations will be reflected in the company's financial results as of the first quarter of 2019.

This project is the first of its kind in the Gulf region, located in Hail Industrial City. The total estimated cost of the project is $40mn.

EVA film is used to make the panels for solar cells generating electricity from solar energy.

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