Polypropylene (PP) - news on Plastech

Next-generation polypropylene clarifying agent

Milliken’s new Millad NX8000 has significant effect on clarity of polypropylene jars.

Millad NX8000: new opportunity for highly transparent injection-blow moulded PP containers

Milliken’s new clarifying agent Millad NX8000 opens up a world of opportunity for highly transparent injection-blow moulded PP containers.

Polyolefins congress highlights key industry issues

Key business and technology issues facing the polyethylene and polypropylene supply chains got a good airing at the PEPP 2009 global congress on polyolefins organized by Maack Business Services in Zurich in October.


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An efficient separating technology enables German Vogt Plastic to perform a safe and efficient separation of mixed plastic in order to reuse it in new green packaging products.

Borealis investment to upgrade PP plant in Austria

Borealis investment ensures superior high flow materials for automotive and food packaging customers.

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Film innovations packed with converter and product benefits will take centre stage at the stand of Borealis, a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, during Plastpol 2009 in Kielce, Poland.

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Advanced aesthetics, best-in-class organoleptics, faster production, and energy- and weight-reducing advantages are among the unique capabilities Borealis will showcase to Plast ’09 visitors during the fourday tri-annual event in Milan.

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SABIC launched high transparent polypropylene grade for multiple application area’s within extrusion blow moulding.

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Borealis to highlight market-leading polypropylene packaging innovations at Interplastica

New TPO compound from TechnoCompound

The front spoiler lip on Volkswagen's new Golf VI model is made of a weather and UV resistant TPO compound (EPDM/PP) of TechnoCompound, Bad Sobernheim/Germany.

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Italian food packaging specialist Piber Group is using Bormod BJ368MO from Borealis, a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, for the production of a range of injection moulded tubs for yellow fats and margarines. The company uses the same material for ice-cream tubs and lids.

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Borealis, a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, launches a new soft and very transparent polypropylene (PP) for the packaging market that will bring new features to the production of high quality, thinwalled packaging and household containers.

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Italian food packaging specialist Piber Group is using Bormod BJ368MO from Borealis, a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, for the production of a range of injection moulded tubs for yellow fats and margarines.

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SABIC is to build a new compounding plant in Genk, Belgium. The plant will have an initial production capacity of 110kt SABIC PP compound and 30kt of SABIC Stamax long glass fiber PP. It is expected to come on-stream at the beginning of 2010.

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LyondellBasell Industries has announced plans to expand its global polypropylene (PP) compounding capacity to 1.2 million tonnes per year by the end of 2009, which represents a growth rate of more than 30 percent.