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New computer system causes delivery problems for Sabic

Plastic News Online November 4, 2016– A new computer system is causing delivery delays for some plastic resins made by Saudi Basic Industries Corp. Several North American plastics processors and other market sources have reported the delays. Many of the concerns were around delayed deliveries of Sabic’s Lexan-brand…. Click here for the complete article. Read More...

SABIC ERP Update

Customer letter from SABIC regarding the ERP transition: Dear Valued Customer, On October 3, 2016, SABIC went live with its new global enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. This is a complex, global transformation and a significant undertaking for the company, which we believe will ultimately allow us to provide you with better service. We are Read More...

SABIC ERP Changeover

SABIC is upgrading and standardizing its business systems with a best-inclass, global enterprise resource planning system. They are in the final testing stages, and this post is to inform you that the new go-live date is 10/03/2016. One of SABIC’s  main goals throughout this transition is to minimize any potential impact and enable continuity of supply to Read More...

Sonopress Now Certified for 100GB Disc

Sonopress announces a major achievement: The high-tech company, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of optical storage media, has successfully concluded its process development for 3-ply Ultra HD Blu Ray Discs ahead of time. The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) has now officially approved the Gütersloh plant for production of the innovative 100-gigabyte disc. The production Read More...

Let’s Get Physical

By Larry Jaffee – Editor Colonial’s Physical World Magazine    It’s been a rough five weeks for Baby Boomers who grew up with rock music since the late 1960s. A flurry of unexpected deaths – David Bowie, The Eagles’ Glenn Frey, Motorhead’s Lemmy, Jefferson Airplane’s founder Paul Kantner and original lead singer Signe Anderson (those Read More...

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