SABIC’s Specialties business is now on Knowde

SABIC’s Specialties business opens a storefront on Knowde

SAN JOSE, CA – MAY 24, 2023 – SABIC’s Specialties business, a standalone business of Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC), has launched a storefront on Knowde, the leading digital customer experience platform for ingredients, polymers, and chemistry. 

SABIC’s Specialties business produces highly differentiated specialty engineering thermoplastic resins and compounds, composites, additives, and additive manufacturing solutions that offer a distinct set of multi-function physical properties to serve a wide range of industries. These market segments and applications span automotive, aerospace, electrical and electronics, infrastructure, healthcare and medical devices, composites, water management, and 3D printing.

Research and development (R&D) professionals, designers, and buyers can now use Knowde to search, filter, collaborate with online experts, and request samples for well-known SABIC brands. Among the SABIC Specialties brands featured on Knowde are high-heat ULTEM™, EXTEM™ and SILTEM™ resins, LNP™ specialty compounds and copolymers, and NORYL™ resins.

“In addition to our own recently launched SABIC Material Finder website, Knowde offers another online channel for our customers to quickly find SABIC Specialties’ material options that could meet their complex performance requirements. And, of equal importance, this channel gives our customers one more way to request the support of our technical experts. This combination could help to speed up their development time and enable them to get new products to market faster,” said Maureen MacDonald-Stein, Director, Growth OEM, for SABIC’s Specialties business. 

Among its key features, Knowde has built the industry’s most powerful search capabilities, enabling users to explore materials by chemistry, application, function, technical properties and more, including a focus on sustainable ingredients. 

Additionally, the Knowde platform enables live engagement opportunities between users and experts from SABIC’s Specialties business where they can discuss a variety of product and application questions. For R&D professionals, engineers and buyers, signup on Knowde is free at

“For companies like SABIC’s Specialties business, a Knowde storefront helps to differentiate their brand and promote their value proposition,” said Dan Haas, Knowde’s Chief Commercial Officer. “Knowde also provides targeted digital marketing tools to build storefront traffic, and robust analytics to support data-driven decision making.” 

Manufacturers interested in having their own storefront on Knowde can contact Haas at

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SABIC is a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It manufactures on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products: chemicals, commodity and high-performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals.

SABIC supports its customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end-use applications such as construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, transportation and clean energy. 

SABIC recorded a net profit of SR 16.53 billion (US$ 4.41 billion) in 2022. Sales revenues for 2022 totaled SR 198.47 billion (US$ 52.92 billion). Total assets stood at SR 313 billion (US$ 83.46 billion) at the end of 2022. Production in 2022 stood at 61 million metric tons.

The company has more than 31,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, SABIC has 9,948 patents and pending applications, and has significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South Asia and North Asia.

About Knowde

Knowde is the digital customer experience platform designed specifically for the ingredient, polymer, and chemical industries. Over 8,000 of the world’s largest suppliers and distributors trust Knowde to accelerate their digital transformation and drive business growth. Knowde’s software unlocks the power of product data, allowing businesses to enable their internal teams, power their internal tools, deliver amazing customer experiences on their websites, and expand their reach by listing their products on the industry’s largest marketplace. Knowde is backed by top-tier investors, including Coatue, Sequoia Capital, Refactor Capital, Bee Partners, Cantos Ventures, Sound Ventures, TQ Ventures, K5 Global, Mantis VC, Knollwood, 8VC, and FJ Labs. For more information, visit

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