At Arabplast 2011, Milliken will showcase additives for polyolefins offering pioneering possibilities in optical enhancement, performance improvement, and more cost-effective and sustainable processing, to meet the key challenges and demands of converters in the Middle East.
Numerous new high performance polymers came under the spotlight at the SPF 2010 plastics films conference that took place in Dusseldorf in late October. They included latest metallocene-catalyzed polyethylenes from ExxonMobil and Ineos, high-stiffness terpolymers from Borealis, extensions to DuPont’s ionomer resin family and tie-layer resins based on new technology for multilayer films from LyondellBasell.
Leading British injection moulder, Thumbs Up (Bury), Ltd has launched a new line of food and domestic storage containers in coloured polypropylene random copolymer compounds that provide unparalleled clarity.
A newly designed meat packaging tray produced with a Moplen polypropylene (PP) grade from LyondellBasell has achieved a 23 percent reduction in carbon emissions and a 71 percent reduction in water usage during production compared to competitive plastics.
SABIC, a global plastics industry leader, today announced an important expansion of its polypropylene (PP) resin portfolio: two new random copolymer PP grades for cast film and biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film applications.
At IZB auto supplier show starting today, October 6, in Wolfsburg, Germany, Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, is presenting some of its pioneering developments in high performance polypropylenes.