Overview:Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) Q.S.C. is a Qatar-based company established in 1974 and is a joint venture between Industries Qatar (80%) and Total Petrochemicals (20%).
QAPCO is one of the largest producers of low density polyethylene (LDPE) in the region. QAPCO is involved in a number of joint ventures that include QATOFIN, QVC and QPPC, thereby, producing various petrochemical products and making QAPCO a regional petrochemical powerhouse.
LDPE is considered as the most widely used type of plastic, with applications such as food packaging, agricultural films, toys, cables and wires, coating, lamination and many other products broadly used all over the planet. The LDPE produced by QAPCO - marketed under the brand name of 'Lotrene' - is a high quality food-contact safe grade polymer and complies with all local, EU and U.S. FDA standards related to food packaging safety.
QAPCO’s manufacturing facilities consist of:
• Three LDPE plants with a total annual capacity of 700 MTPA
• Two ethylene plants with a total annual capacity of 800 MTPA
• A sulphur plant with an annual capacity of 70 MTPA
The LDPE produced in Qatar is exported all around the world. LDPE enriches our everyday life, making it more practical, safer, lighter and better.