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SABIC Selects ZEMA to Support its Analytical and Integration Requirements

April 3, 2014, VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada -

ZE PowerGroup Inc. (ZE) is pleased to announce that the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has selected ZEMA, ZE’s award-winning enterprise data management solution, to support its business-critical needs in data integration and front office analysis. SABIC, one of the world’s largest petrochemicals manufacturers, is the latest to join the growing list of global organizations to implement ZEMA.

After a competitive tender process, SABIC selected ZEMA to meet its business users’ requirements for a fully automated data collection, validation, and auditing tool that will easily integrate up-to-the-minute market data with SABIC’s downstream systems. Using ZEMA’s advanced analytical and visualization functionalities, end users can manipulate data, recognize evolving market patterns, and easily share their analyses via ZEMA’s web services layer. SABIC’s implementation will be met using ZE’s subscription services.

Mark Ramakers, Commercial Manager of Feedstock Supply at SABIC, states, “We are confident in ZE’s ability to meet our business requirements. ZE will be supporting a large number of business users through its user-friendly ZEMA interface and Excel Add-in tool. We’ll be able to easily access data from providers such as ICIS, Argus, Platts, CMAI, and PCI and integrate this data easily with SAP.”

Waleed El-Ramly, Chief Product Officer at ZE, said, “ZE is pleased to have been selected by SABIC to meet its data management, analysis, and integration needs. Adding one of the world’s largest petrochemical companies as a customer validates the flexibility of the ZEMA solution across the energy and commodities marketplace, and I am confident that we will continue to grow in this space”.

About SABIC

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) ranks among the world’s top petrochemical companies. The company is among the world’s market leaders in the production of polyethylene, polypropylene and other advanced thermoplastics, glycols, methanol and fertilizers.

SABIC’s businesses are grouped into Chemicals, Polymers, Performance Chemicals, Fertilizers, Metals and Innovative Plastics. SABIC‘s global operations span across 40 countries with over 60 worldclass plants and has significant research resources with 18 dedicated Technology & Innovation facilities in Saudi Arabia, the USA, the Netherlands, Spain, Japan, India and South Korea. The company operates across the world with around 40,000 employees worldwide.


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