Braskem America Inc.
1735 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103 US
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As Seen In Plastics Technology
New Resins & Additives Galore at K 2016
A wide range of interesting developments in materials technologies were sprinkled in with some intriguing announcements of new ventures at K 2016.
Braskem America's UHMWPE Plant Up and Running
The new UHMWPE plant represents another milestone in the company's North American growth strategy.
Braskem’s Green PE Used to 3D Print Parts in Space
Braskem worked with Made In Space to produce green PE specifically for 3D printing in zero gravity.
Polyolefins Rock at K 2016
Loads of new engineering resins and compounds are being showcased at K 2016, but new and improved polyolefins and polyolefin elastomers also shined in Dusseldorf.
Braskem Commissions New UHMWPE Plant
The new Texas plant reflects another Braskem milestone investment in North America.
Braskem Launches HMS-PP
Company is targeting a variety of foams as well as solid compounded or deep-draw thermoforming applications
Resin Prices Flat to Lower
Second quarter ends with flat to declining prices, even for high-volume engineering resins.
Braskem Expands R&D Capabilities for UHMWPE
This in keeping with its new UHMWPE plant slated for startup in fourth quarter.
Braskem Idesa's Mexican Polyethylene Plant to Start Production
After numerous delays pushed back its scheduled launch by a year, the massive Ethylene XXI project will begin production this month in Mexico.
Foreign PE Investments Underway in North America
Ineos technology to star at two new U.S. HDPE plants and two in Mexico.
Switch to Bioplastic Helps Molder ‘Go Green’
Labcon opts for surgarcane-derived HDPE to make its packaging more earth-friendly.
MATERIALS: PP Grades for Thermoforming, Film and Thin-Wall Molded Packaging
Braskem has launched the Inspire 6000 series and Prisma specialty grades of PP.
Braskem Breaks Ground On New UHMWPE Plant
A groundbreaking ceremony took place on schedule for the construction of Braskem first North American UHMWPE plant.
Will Your Future Shipments of PE Come From North Dakota?
Do North Dakota’s plans to build a $3 billion cracking facility with annual capacity for 1.5 million metric tons of polyethylene (3.3 billion pounds) reflect a tipping point in the shale oil/gas revolution?
MATERIALS: Braskem To Build UHMWPE Plant
A new UHMWPE plant is planned by Braskem at its LaPort, Texas site.
Polyolefin Additives: Pushing the Limits in Films & Molded Parts
Advances in nucleators, compatibilizers, fillers, stabilizers, and more elevate performance of polyolefins.
Two New Blow Molding Tech Centers
Uniloy offers a range of new and expanded services for extrusion blow and injection-blow molders.
APPLICATION: First Wine Bottle Closures Made with 'Green' PE
Braskem's 'Green' PE featured in Nomacorc's first 100% renewably-sourced wine closures.
Polyolefin Nonwovens Go 100% Biobased
New product is composed of two biobased polymers in a bicomponent, sheath/core structure.
FKuR Distributes Braskem’s ‘Green’ PE in U.S. & Canada
Germany’s FKuR Plastics Corp. (U.S. office in Cedar Park, Texas), a compounder of bioplastics for flexible packaging, is now a distributor in the U.S. and Canada of biobased polyethylene from Brazil’s Braskem