Polypropylene (PP) - news on Plastech

Over 120 companies to showcase

New ways to recycle plastics, technologies to improve recycling processes and new applications for recycled plastics are among the many innovations on show at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2019, taking place at the RAI Amsterdam on 10 and 11 April 2019.

Borealis increases PP capacity

Borealis has taken the final investment decision to expand the capacity of its PP plant in Kallo, Belgium, by 80kt. The added capacity is expected to come on stream in mid-2020.

Sabic expands its PP portfolio

Sabic announces the launch of a new impact copolymer (ICP) grade - Sabic PP PPA20 - targeted at demanding home appliances as well as high-end cosmetics, furniture and other household consumer goods.


Sabic to introduce new ultra-high

At the upcoming RISI Asia Pacific Hygiene Products Symposium, Sabic will unveil an innovative new polypropylene (PP) resin product engineered to deliver enhanced properties in melt-blown fibers for nonwoven fabrics.

Albis Plastic distributes

Albis Plastic is proud to add LyondellBasell's Quality Circular Polymers (QCP) range of recycled products to its portfolio. Owned by LyondellBasell and SUEZ, QCP is a manufacturer of high-quality renewable polymers.

Borealis will build new, world-scale

Borealis has taken the final investment decision for a new, world-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant, after successfully concluding the FEED study in June 2018.

BASF showcases variety of

The international trade fair for plastics processing will see BASF experts discussing the current market trends in the automotive, lifestyle and industrial development sectors. Many new products and innovations will be presented at Fakuma 2018.

Borealis Daplen grades with

Borealis Daplen grades with post-consumer recycled content to help develop Volvo Cars demonstrator vehicle.

FKuR at Fakuma: Heat-resistant

At Fakuma 2018, FKuR will be presenting its broad portfolio of bio-based thermoplastics for injection molding, thermoforming and extrusion, including the advanced injection molding grade Bio-Flex S 7514 as well as bio-based TPE and PP grades for a variety of applications.

Treofan sales European business

M&C S.P.A., owner of Treofan Holdings GmbH, has sold its controlling stake in Treofan Europe to Jindal Films, an Indian film and label manufacturer.

Heat-resistant PLA compounds

At Fakuma 2018, FKuR Kunststoff GmbH will be presenting its broad portfolio of bio-based thermoplastics for injection molding, thermoforming and extrusion.

Lightweight, paintable components

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

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

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

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.