A new clarified, metallocene-based PP homopolymer with a 2.3 MFR is formulated specifically for sheet extrusion and thermoforming of products like drink cups. Total M3282MZ from Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc., Houston, reportedly has the clarity of a random copolymer but the stiffness of a homopolymer. (800) 344-3462 • www.totalpetrochemicalsusa.com
Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc.
1201 Louisiana St. #1800 Houston, TX 77008
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