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Polypropylene (PP) - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Polypropylene (PP)

   

New PP-LLDPE film for beverage market

New PP-LLDPE film for beverage market SABIC has broadened its stretch film portfolio to include one of the first commercially available materials to combine PP and LLDPE.

Halogen-free flame retardant for green PP compound

Halogen-free flame retardant for green PP compound Clariant's Exolit ensures protection for renewable polymers in oyster shell-reinforced polypropylene.

Lightweight EPP structural element awarded

Lightweight EPP structural element awarded SPE awarded first visible use of Neopolen polypropylene foam on a center console.

Biaxplen launches new BOPP-film factory

Biaxplen launches new BOPP-film factory The company has launched a new production facility of biaxially oriented polypropylene films in Tomsk.

Sirmax increases compounding capacity in Poland

Sirmax increases compounding capacity in Poland The company raises capacity to meet the increasing demand from the automotive and appliance sectors.

Dow sells Polypropylene Licensing & Catalysts business

Dow sells Polypropylene Licensing & Catalysts business Dow's global PP Licensing & Catalysts business will be divested to W. R. Grace & Co. for $500m.

New polypropylene grade from SABIC

New polypropylene grade from SABIC SABIC PP PHC28 combines high impact resistance, light-weight and intrinsic stiffness with good flow properties and processability.

Scientists found propylene in outer space

Scientists found propylene in outer space NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected propylene on Saturn's moon Titan.

License agreement between Sabo SpA and BASF

License agreement between Sabo SpA and BASF Sabo SpA announced that it has entered into an agreement with BASF for a license of the Chimassorb 2020 technology.

Clariant and Lummus Novolen to build PP catalyst plant

Clariant and Lummus Novolen to build PP catalyst plant Clariant signed polypropylene catalyst commercialization agreement with polypropylene technology licensor Lummus Novolen Technology.