EQUATE earns international award in IT from SAP

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Published August 25th, 2015 - 08:19 GMT
Muayad Faraj - IT SAP Solutions Group Leader and Barrak Al-Mattar - EQUATE IT Infrastructure Group Leader
Muayad Faraj - IT SAP Solutions Group Leader and Barrak Al-Mattar - EQUATE IT Infrastructure Group Leader

EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait’s first international joint venture in this industry, received an international Information Technology (IT) award from SAP in the “IT Business Transformation Category.”

EQUATE received the award for developing innovative SAP-based learning solutions through utilizing state-of-the-art technology to enable better performance, user friendliness and absolute reliability.

EQUATE President & CEO Mohammad Husain said, “Innovation is an integral part of EQUATE’s sustainability-based strategy for overall progress in all relevant levels. Being a world-class organization, utilizing cutting-edge IT systems has and will always be a priority for EQUATE to ensure the continuous development of our human resources through added-value learning solutions as part of our integrated training strategy.”

Since 1998, EQUATE and SAP commenced their “Partners in Success” business journey through collaboration in a number of IT solutions in different fields.

During a ceremony in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the award was received by EQUATE IT Infrastructure Group Leader Barrak Al-Mattar and IT SAP Solutions Group Leader Muayad Faraj.

Established in 1995 as Kuwait’s first international joint-venture in this industry, EQUATE Petrochemical Company (EQUATE) embodies its “Partners in Success” slogan through the partnership 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 currently the owner and single-operator of several fully integrated world-class petrochemical units, within the Greater EQUATE joint-venture, that annually produce over 5 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). Alongside with being a leading industrial organization, EQUATE dedicates its utmost commitment and care to overall sustainability wherever it operates in cooperation with public and private bodies, including employees, the society and customers, in all relevant fields, such as human development, environment, education, health and public awareness. www.equate.com.

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 293,500 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit www.sap.com

Background Information

EQUATE Petrochemical Company

Established in 1995, EQUATE is a global producer of petrochemicals which participates in the creation of a better world, by providing reliable services and solutions, enabling global customers and stakeholders to grow and attain the success they seek. EQUATE’s shareholders are Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC), and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC). 

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