Producing world-class products

Since 1997, EQUATE has been operating fully-integrated and world-class petrochemical complexes, producing annually over 6 million tons of the highest quality grades of Ethylene, Polyethylene (PE), Ethylene Glycol (EG), Polypropylene (PP), Styrene Monomer (SM), Paraxylene (PX), Heavy Aromatics (HA) and Benzene (BZ), to serve global demand in Asia, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


Polyethylene (PE) is a thermoplastic polymer with variable crystalline structure and an extremely large range of applications depending on the particular type.

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Styrene Monomer

EQUATE produces premium quality Styrene Monomer as the single operator of The Kuwait Styrene Company (TKSC). Styrene Monomer is a petrochemical substance that can be further processed into a variety of plastics used in electrical and electronic appliances, packaging material, insulation, automotive parts and much more.

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Ethylene Glycol

EQUATE manufactures premium quality Monoethylene Glycol (MEG) and Diethylene Glycol (DEG), collectively known as Ethylene Glycol (EG), a petrochemical product used in polyester fiber for fabrics, water-based adhesive material, shoe polish, printer ink, as well as automotive anti-freeze and coolant.

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Polypropylene is a thermoplastic polymer used in a wide variety of applications that require strength, rigidity and a substance resistant to fatigue and which withstands heat such as medical and laboratory items, piping and furniture. EQUATE produces Polypropylene on behalf of one of its shareholders, Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC).

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Being also the single operator of Kuwait Paraxylene Production Company (KPPC), EQUATE produces premium quality Paraxylene. Paraxylene is consumed in the polyester chain, mainly in the production of fibre, film and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle resins.

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