Front cover of PIM issue01- Dec.1985
Front cover of PIM issue01- Dec.1985

The portal is another publication of “SAATNIA Publishing Group”. This group established in 1980 aiming development of science and technology of polymers in Iran in cooperation with international media and associations. The main financial support of the group were a chain of producing and trading companies which all were founded by Dr. Ahmad Ali Saatnia, being educated and expert in Chemistry; Chemical Engineerinh, Polymer Science and Technology. During late 80’s and early 90’s. he was also doing PhD studies in Sociology. The outcome was only a very interestingbook about the Iranian behaviout.
Apart from some technical books edited and/or translated by Dr. Saatnia (at the time a postgraduate of University of Aston in Birmingham (UK), the first and the only media of its kind was created by Dr. Saatnia under the title of “Plastics Industry Magazine= PIM” on Dec. 1st., 1985. Since then till now (Sept. 2015) 320 issues of PIM have been published continuously, and gained a large support all over the Iranian industrialists within the field.