Polypropylene (PP) - news on Plastech

Lightweight, paintable components in one step

Fibers as fillers are familiar - but are hollow glass microspheres? Along with weight reduction and lower warpage, they also provide immaculate surfaces. At the KraussMaffei Competence Forum visitors can witness proof of this in the shape of a vehicle spoiler.

Thermoforming tooling system for floating PP K-cups

In close co-operation with its parent company Kiefel, Bosch Sprang has developed a new patent pending thermoforming tooling system for the production of polypropylene coffee cups which can be recycled in water separation systems thanks to their material density below 1.000kg/m3.

Pack provides crème de la crème of decoration

A traditionally authentic crème fraîche from French dairy producer Laiterie d’Etrez is now being packed in the Ecopack pot from RPC Bebo Bouxwiller.


Easy handling bottle combines safety and protection

The 900g Euro Squeeze multilayer polypropylene bottle from RPC Corby has been selected by leading Greek food manufacturer Provil SA for its new Sandwich Creams range of sauces for the foodservice sector.

Special system for 5-layer PP-R pipe with fiberglass

Poloplast, a processor established in Europe, implements a special solution with help from KraussMaffei Berstorff

Sabic helps boost process performance in packaging industry

Sabic PP QRYSTAL QR681K and SABIC PP 620P resins are specifically developed solutions for rigid packaging offering excellent processability and mechanical performance. These products can help reduce weight of packaging by enabling down gauging.

IML barrier plastic pail keeps bulk-packed sausages fresh

A German meat producer Metten Fleischwarenis using the SuperLift plastic pail from RPC Superfos for its bulk-pack sausages.

KraussMaffei Berstorff to expand its market position in Russia

Modernization through space-saving solution concepts for 3-layer HDPE pipes. Newcomer invests in KraussMaffei Berstorff PVC pelletizing system.

SABIC’s new PP extrusion line is now operational in the Netherlands

SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry announced today the start-up of its new Polypropylene (PP) extrusion facility in Geleen, The Netherlands.

SABIC adds unique PP Ultra Melt Strength resin to its portfolio

Close collaboration with our partners in the value chain has enabled SABIC to build up a large bank of knowledge on foaming technologies, and to develop a dedicated, diverse global foam portfolio, applicable in almost all industrial applications.

Polykemi AB at Fakuma 2017

The worldwide producer of tailor made thermoplastics compounds will be focusing on Blends - the family of compositions with two base polymers

Inauguration of SABIC new polypropylene (PP) pilot plant

SABIC continues global growth with innovative polypropylene ventures in Europe

North American PE and PP resin prices both slide in May

North American PP resin prices slipped for the second straight month in May, while prices for PE resin also decreased after a flat month.

SABIC at Germany's VDI Congress

Lightweight PP and plastic-metal hybrid solutions among those SABIC featuring at Germany's VDI Congress.

Sabic & Sinopec in agreement to cooperate on joint projects

Sabic and Sinopec have signed a strategic cooperation agreement.