Orpic participates at the 13th Annual GPCA Forum Back to News Page

Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries - Orpic participated at the 13th Annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Forum, which is currently taking place from 26th -28th November 2018 in Dubai. The forum focuses this year on “Executing transformation and investing in growth". The flagship event in the global industry brings together thought leadership, strategic partnership and provides a platform to showcase the latest developments and innovations in the petrochemicals and chemicals industry in the Gulf region.

Represented by its Polymer Marketing division, Orpic showcased its latest polymer products and solutions at the forum’s exhibition, which provides an ideal platform for Orpic to connect with its customers, exchange expertise and identify new potential markets and customers.

Ahmed bin Saleh Al Jahdhami, Orpic’s CEO, said, “GPCA annual forum is an important event for Orpic to take part at; given its strategic importance to connect business leaders and petrochemical manufactures under one roof. We are keen to demonstrate our commitment to win customer preference over competition and to present our polypropylene and polyethylene solutions to the world`.

Gilles Rochas, General Manager, Polymer Marketing, Orpic says on this occasion:
“It is exciting for Orpic to be present at major international petrochemicals exhibitions such as GPCA because it is an ideal platform to engage with customers, stakeholders, exchange expertise and explore new potential markets. Our participation today at GPCA will further enhance Orpic’s image and our Luban product visibility to support Orpic’s 2020 capacity expansion to 1.5 million tons of Polypropylene and Polyethylene”

Orpic booth at GPCA showcases a wide range of plastic solutions which address global challenges such food protection, climate change, energy conservation, infrastructure, healthcare and waste management.

It is worth mentioning that upon the commissioning Orpic`s Liwa Plastics Industries Complex (LPIC) in 2020, the plastics production is forecast to have increased by more than 1 million tonnes, giving Orpic a total of 1.5 million tonnes of polyethylene and polypropylene production. The project will expand Orpic’s product mix, double company profit, create new business opportunities, generate significant employment opportunities and support the development of a downstream plastics industry in Oman.

It is worth mentioning that the forum covers topics, panel discussions and seminars with speakers and experts in petrochemical and chemicals from around the world who share insights, experiences and innovations.