On Dec 1, 2011 SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation) awards Arabian Bemco a prestigious contract “PET Preform Plant” as part
of the IBN RUSHD –II (Arabian Industrial Fibers Company) Strategic Project. This marks the first SABIC project awarded to Arabian Bemco and the beginning of a promising and fruitful business relationship.
The contract is to build a new grass root plant to produce PET (polyethylene terephthalate) preforms suiable for 0.33L and 10L bottles for the use of ZAMZAM water. The plant will have a production capacity of 70 million preforms per year with approximate weight of 130g/bottle for the 10L bottles. The machines will process approximately 9.000TY of PET with 24 hours operation and 350 days/year. The plant will be located in Makkah city, Saudi Arabia and shall include all required facilities such as injection molding machines, buildings, offices, warehouse, electrical substations and related balance of plant. The project is expected to be completed in July 2012.