Arlanxeo has signed an agreement with Saudi Aramco Products Trading company, headquartered in Dhahran, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, pertaining to the marketing and sales of EPDM rubber. Arlanxeo will start to supply the new EPDM grades within the first half of 2018 under its own Keltan trademark with the extension KSA, that represents the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The EPDM Keltan KSA grades will be produced in Rabigh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The EPDM plant in Rabigh is part of a fully integrated chemical complex which operates under the name Petro Rabigh with Saudi Aramco as a shareholder.
“Saudi Aramco Products Trading Company is pleased to partner with Arlanxeo to introduce Keltan KSA, a combination of Petro Rabigh manufacturing strength and Arlanxeo’s global market expertise. This partnership between Saudi Aramco Products Trading Company and Arlanxeo will leverage the highest value for all stakeholders.” underlines Muhammad Al-Arfaj, Vice President of Saudi Aramco Products Trading Company.
Christian Widdershoven, member of Arlanxeo’s executive board and Head of the High Performance Elastomers division highlights “Through this agreement, we are further strengthening Arlanxeo’s position as the global supplier for synthetic rubbers in the world market.”