Date(s) - 03 December 2011
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EQUATE Petrochemical Company sponsored the 28th annual conference of the National Union of the Kuwaiti Students (NUKS) – USA Branch, which was held under patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister.
On this occasion, EQUATE Senior Executive for Administration & Corporate Services Abeer Al-Omar said, “As an avid supporter of Kuwaiti human resources, EQUATE’s sponsorship of this event was aimed at attracting the most distinguished national human resources who have the desire and competency to be part of Kuwait’s emerging private sector.”
Al-Omar added, “With Kuwaitis forming over 50% of its workforce, EQUATE’s strategy of recruiting competent Kuwaiti human resources plays a role in supporting the nation’s development plan of ensuring the growth and development of the private sector, which is only possible through the efforts of dedicated Kuwaitis.”
Al-Omar explained, “In support of Kuwaiti youth, EQUATE has forged strong ties with Kuwait University, the Public Authority for Applied Education & Training (PAAET), the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP), as well as other organizations to ensure attracting Kuwait’s human resources to join EQUATE as a main component of Kuwait’s private sector.”
The conference, held in Beverly Hills, USA, was attended by over 2000 delegates and His Highness the Prime Minister was represented by Kuwait’s Ambassador to the US Sheikh Salem Al-Sabah.
Established in 1995, EQUATE 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.