State-of-the-art polyolefin logistics centre reinforces SABIC’s long-term commitment to serving its UK customers

25-Nov-2010 - United Kingdom

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC officially opened its state-of-the-art polyolefin logistics centre in north-east England, which is replacing SABIC’s current logistics centre in the UK. Located in Middlesbrough, Cleveland, the new facility underlines SABIC’s long-term commitment to serving its UK customers.

The centre’s fully scaleable design will ensure that SABIC is equipped to meet current and future market demand for all the products in its broad polyolefin portfolio, which includes Linear Low Density Polyethylene film (LLDPE), High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) and Polypropylene (PP).

The centre is operated by Bertschi, the Swiss logistics and transport specialists. The company attained SABIC’s contract on the strength of its proven record in container and bulk material handling. Hans-Jörg Bertschi, President and CEO Bertschi group, comments: "This is a major step for our company in developing a network of pan-European polymer handling facilities. We are very proud to operate this new infrastructure on behalf of SABIC, with whom we have a long standing, excellent business partnership, including in developing innovative logistics solutions."

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