Hürth | 19.10.2020

S.A. TALKE signs 5-year contract with SAFCO

SAFCO, the first petrochemical company in Saudi Arabia, was established in 1965 as a joint venture between the Government and the citizens of Saudi Arabia. The contract was awarded after considerable due diligence of S.A. TALKE’s services, the implemented HSSEQ standards, and the overall logistic solutions offered, which were all up to the industry’s best standards. With an annual volume of 5.86 million tons, the project will be operated by a total workforce of 237. On September 1st, 2020, S.A. TALKE started operations on the Al Bayroni plant. In a second phase, also Safco and Ibn Baytar will be operated by no later than the last quarter of 2020. The project encompasses various services, including bulk loading, bagging, drumming, material transfer, machine & equipment maintenance, warehouse coordination, and administration. “S.A. TALKE is considered a reliable and trustworthy logistics partner in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for many years now. We are very pleased to be awarded the SAFCO business and are fully committed to managing this operation in the safest and most efficient manner” says Mark Benzahia, Managing Director of S.A. TALKE.

S.A. TALKE is a joint venture between the German TALKE Group and the Saudi Sisco and Al-Jabr Groups. Since the company was established in 2004, it has strengthened its position as a leading logistic services provider for the chemical and petrochemical industry in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The core competencies of S.A. TALKE include the transportation, storage and handling of solid and liquid chemical products. The company also provides customized contract logistic solutions and modern outsourcing concepts.