Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has signed a contract in Dec. 2010, with the Saudi Industrial Investment Group (SIIG) and Arabian Chevron Phillips Petrochemical Company Limited (ACP) to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for a polyamide 6,6 manufacturing plant and a number of polymer conversion projects. The projects will be located in the Eastern Province industrial city of Al-Jubail in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The polyamide 6,6 plant is expected to be built using state of the art technology licensed from a leading producer of polyamide 6,6. The polymer conversion projects are expected to include high-performance polyethylene pipe, irrigation products, medical disposables, complex caps and closures, pharmaceutical packaging products, polyamide 6,6 compounding, electrical fittings and automotive parts.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Mike Autrey stated, "We appreciate ACP and SIIG's confidence in us. We are committed to supporting this strategic investment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia."