Polypropylene (PP) - news on Plastech

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The company raises capacity to meet the increasing demand from the automotive and appliance sectors.

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

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


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

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 signed polypropylene catalyst commercialization agreement with polypropylene technology licensor Lummus Novolen Technology.

Total's Polypropylene Lumicene® Random takes Rigid Packaging to new applications

Polypropylene Lumicene® Random is helping converters to safely and successfully tackle new challenges in food packaging.

Borealis upgrades Borstar PE plant in Porvoo

The company will invest EUR 65 mln to upgrade Borstar PE2 plant technology to the third generation.

Borealis next generation Borpact SH950MO grade innovation takes on frozen food packaging sector

Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, is offering a step-up in performance and processing sustainability to the frozen food packaging sector with the launch of next generation transparent polypropylene (PP) grade Borpact SH950MO.

A lot of values thanks to Millad NX 8000 clarifier

Millad NX 8000 clarifier adds energy-saving and clarity edge to next-generation Tatren packaging.

LyondellBasell PP applications contribute to award-winning VW interior

LyondellBasell supplied polypropylene (PP) compounds for multiple interior applications of the redesigned 2012 Volkswagen Beetle, helping gain the car’s selection among WardsAuto’s 10 Best Interiors for 2012.

LyondellBasell launches new family of fifth-generation polypropylene catalysts

LyondellBasell announced the launch of a new family of fifth-generation non-phthalate catalysts for polypropylene (PP) production.

BorPure RJ766MO makes Bra Plast AB’s thin wall food packaging a success

With the introduction of its BorPure RJ766MO grade in December 2011, Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, has provided another answer to the ever increasing requirements of the thin wall food packaging market.

New Borealis PP grade brings sustainability goals closer to packaging pail producers

Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, launches unique, high stiffness polypropylene (PP) grade Bormod BH381MO to support manufacturers of industrial pails in meeting their increasing sustainability and product quality goals.

Clearly beneficial: Millad NX 8000 adds transparency and sustainability-edge

Low-temperature clarifying innovation Millad NX 8000 is the secret behind the crystal-clear transparency of EMSA’s latest inspirational kitchenware designs.