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Borealis in-mass metallic PP for Peugeot’s 206+

 Borealis in-mass metallic PP for Peugeot’s 206+ An innovative polypropylene-based compound from Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, has enabled French car maker PSA to breathe new life into its best-selling hatchback, the 206.

Miliken at Arabplast 2011

Miliken at Arabplast 2011 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.

SPF films conference showcases materials and technology premieres, debates sustainability issues

SPF films conference showcases materials and technology premieres, debates sustainability issues 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.

Braskem expands resin portfolio

Braskem expands resin portfolio New products launched by Braskem are already available.

Milliken’s clarifier-colourant combo gets the thumbs up from Thumbs Up

Milliken’s clarifier-colourant combo gets the thumbs up from Thumbs Up 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.

Moplen polypropylene improves life cycle performance of meat packaging

Moplen polypropylene improves life cycle performance of meat packaging 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.

Borouge multimodal PP for blown film finds new application in microwaveable food pouches

Borouge multimodal PP for blown film finds new application in microwaveable food pouches Multimodal PP from Borouge delivers temperature resistance and balanced seal-peel properties to provide a unique venting feature for multilayer blown film intended for microwaveable food packaging.

SABIC expands random copolymer PP grades

SABIC expands random copolymer PP grades 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.

Borealis’ high performance PP solutions in the spotlight at IZB 2010 auto supplier show

Borealis’ high performance PP solutions in the spotlight at IZB 2010 auto supplier show 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.

LyondellBasell increased it’s production in Italy

LyondellBasell increased it’s production in Italy LyondellBasell expands process and product performance of Spherizone Polypropylene Technology plant in Italy.