EQUATE holds bi-annual management forum

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Date(s) - 14 February 2015
12:00 am

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EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait’s first international petrochemical joint-venture, held its bi-annual Management Forum (MF) that included discussing several topics relevant to the company and the industrial sector as a whole, locally and globally.

During the MF, EQUATE Management and Leaders reviewed a number of topics regarding sustainability, continuous development, petrochemical markets, the company’s performance, human resources, the industry’s development, manufacturing operations, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and other subjects.

EQUATE President & CEO Mohammad Husain said, “The petrochemical sector is not limited to plants, production and industrial operations, it is an integrated system that includes a number of elements that complement each other. Naturally, the most important competent of sustainability in this long-term industry are our human resources, especially nationals who have suitable skills, capabilities and competencies.”

Husain added, “Applying our tagline of ‘Partners in Success’ requires considering all aspects pertaining to our industry, such as areas of improvement and international standards in all fields, including human resources, environment, health, safety, industrial operations and others. The ability to tackle challenges, as well as adapting to various local and global developments, are also a part of our success.”

The forum included hosting Interventional Cardiology Consultant Dr. Ibrahim Al-Rashdan, a Kuwaiti international authority and patent holder in cardiac medicine, as a keynote speaker who addressed cardiac health, diseases, identifying symptoms and treatment.

With the attendance of nearly 100 members of senior and middle management members, the MF is part of EQUATE’s transparent comprehensive communication initiatives, which advocate and stimulate discussion and open-dialogue between all functions at the company.

Established in 1995, EQUATE Petrochemical Company is an international joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC). Commencing production in 1997, EQUATE is the single operator of a fully integrated world-scale manufacturing facility producing over 5 million tons annually of high-quality petrochemical products which are marketed throughout the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. www.equate.com.