Sipchem begins construction on 100,000 tonnes/year ethyl acetate, butyl acetate production facility in Jubail, Saudi Arabia

, August 5, 2013 () – Sipchem Chemicals Co, a subsidiary of Saudi International Petrochemical Co (Sipchem), began a new 100,000-tonnes/y ethyl acetate and butyl acetate swing production facility in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, which will be used to meet the regional needs and the international demand. International Acetyl Co, a Sipchem affiliate, will supply the acetic acid feedstock, whereas the ethanol feedstock will be imported from global markets. Original Source: Coatings World,, Copyright Rodman Publishing 2013.

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