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LyondellBasell to Build HDPE Plant in U.S. Gulf Coast
This will be the first commercial plant to use the company's new proprietary Hyperzone PE technology.
Highlights of Body Interior Finalists of SPE Auto Innovation Awards
Check out these interesting finalists of the 2015 SPE Automotive Innovation Awards within the body interior category.
Foreign PE Investments Underway in North America
Ineos technology to star at two new U.S. HDPE plants and two in Mexico.
MATERIALS AND ADDITIVES AT NPE: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, and Sustainability
Lots of news in engineering thermoplastic compounds, TPEs, and purging agents, plus a wide range of colorants and additives.
MATERIALS: Higher-Performance LLDPE for Rotomolding
LyondellBasell has new LLDPE resins that give faster curing rates, smoother surfaces, and better color.
Better, Not Bigger, Is How Copol Wins In CPP Film
Small player in a large market speaks in a loud voice.
MATERIALS: Audi Selects Unpainted PP for Inner Door Panel
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Audi in Germany has selected a new Softell PP copolymer compound from LyondellBasell (U.S. office in Wilmington, Del.) for the rear inner door panel of its new A1 model.
Materials: New Polyethylenes for Wire & Cable—November 2010
WEB EXCLUSIVE: LyondelBasell (U.S. office in Wilmington, Del.) is introducing three new LDPE and HDPE grades that reportedly outperform industry standards used in cables.
Materials at NPE 2003
The footprint of thermoplastic materials suppliers at this year’s NPE is going to be fainter than usual.
Two New LDPEs for Packaging
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two new LDPE resins for injection and blow molded packaging have been introduced globally by LyondellBasell Industries, Wilmington, Del.
Super-Clear, Glossy PP For Cosmetics Packaging
A new metallocene PP copolymer for extrusion blow and injection-blow molding is said to combine the clarity and gloss of PET.
High-ESCR HDPE for Bottles
An excellent combination of ESCR and stiffness is claimed for a new HDPE for blow molding personal-care and detergent containers and toys.
LyondellBasell Creates Healthcare Team
WEB EXCLUSIVE LyondellBasell Industries, Wilmington, Del., has formed a global business team dedicated to healthcare applications, and claims this is a first for a polyolefins supplier.
Non-Crosslinked HDPE for Hot-Water Pressure Pipe
Hostalen 4731B HDPE is the latest trimodal HDPE from LyondellBasell in the Netherlands.
Metallocene PP Copolymers Boast Ultra-High Clarity
A new family of metallocene-based PP copolymers reportedly offers unprecedented “glass-like” clarity similar to PC and PETG, along with good physical properties and processability.
LyondellBasell’s U.S. Operations in Chapter 11
Dutch-based LyondellBasell announced early last month that it had voluntarily filed to reorganize its U.S. operations (headquartered in Wilmington, Del.) under Chapter 11 of the U.S.
New Family of Plastomers For Modifying PP
The first two of a new family of propylene-butene plastomers is said to feature outstanding compatibility with PP for improving the flexibility, softness, toughness, transparency, and stress-whitening of PP or TPOs.
HDPE for Auto Fuel Tanks Resists Bio-Diesel
A family of HDPE resins boasts improved resistance to bio-diesel fuels and is poised for use by makers of automotive fuel tanks.
Metallocene PP Copolymer Provides High Clarity
A developmental metallocene-based PP copolymer for injection molding is said to provide superior clarity in applications such as food and beverage packaging, food-service trays and covers, drink cups, pitchers, storage containers, CD/DVD cases, and medical devices.
Metallocene PP Copolymers With ‘Breakthrough’ Clarity
WEB EXCLUSIVE A novel family of metallocene-based PP copolymers reportedly offers the ultra-high clarity of amorphous engineering resins such as PC and PETG, along with good physical properties and processing advantages.