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Glass Fiber Technology opens Saudi glass plant

Glass Fiber Technology Co. Ltd. has opened a new glass fiber manufacturing facility on the west coast of Saudi Arabia.

Posted on: 4/29/2008
Source: CompositesWorld

Glass Fiber Technology Co. Ltd. (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) reports that it has opened the first fiberglass factory on the west coast of Saudi Arabia and is the biggest in the Middle East. The glass fiber will be sold under the trade name FIBER1.

The plant is located at Rabigh Industrial City, Rabigh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is near to the new King Abdullah Economical City. Glass produced by the facility includes: E-glass, chopped strand mat emulsion and powder bonded; E-glass, direct, chop and woven roving and woven tape.

Glass Fiber Technology Co. Ltd. also has announced an exclusive agent agreement with ARKEMA. Glass Fiber Technology will distribute: methyl ethyl ketone peroxide, Luperox K1, Luperox K10, Luperox K1, methyl isobutyl ketone peroxide, Luperox K2, Luperox K21, acetyl acetone peroxide, Luperox K3, cyclohexanone peroxide, Luperox K4CE, ketone peroxide blends, Luperox Z11, Luperox Z13, Lueprox Z19.

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