920 Milliken Rd.
PO Box 1927
Spartanburg, SC 29304 US
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As Seen In Plastics Technology
K 2016 Preview: Materials & Additives
Driving the wide range of new developments in engineered plastics and additives are higher performance, safety, and sustainability.
Thermoformer’s Hot-to-Go Containers Enabled by Advanced PP Clarifier
Tray-Pak’s new custom thermoformed containers combine super clarity with high-temperature performance.
ADDITIVES: Clarifier Concentrates for PP Thermoformed Food Packaging
Milliken's new NX UltraClear concentrates for PP are aimed at replacing PS food packaging.
Milliken Wins Two R&D 100 Awards
Hyperform HPN 210 M and Milliguard AOX-1 products were recognized with the R&D awards.
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.
ADDITIVES: 'Game-Changing' Nucleator For HDPE
Milliken's novel nucleator for injection molding HDPE promises reduced part warpage and much more.
Polyolefin Additives: Pushing the Limits in Films & Molded Parts
Advances in nucleators, compatibilizers, fillers, stabilizers, and more elevate performance of polyolefins.
Chinaplas Show Offers News For Packaging, Automotive, Electronics
Fast-growing plastics fair showcases the region’s growing appetite for sophisticated food packaging, and more.
Milliken To Double Production of PP Clarifying Agent
Global demand for Millad NX 8000 clarifying agent is driving Milliken's major capacity expansion.
APPLICATION: Synthetic Reinforcement Used in PP Door Trim
Milliken's Hyperform HPR-803i magnesium-based reinforcing fibers adds exterior door trim to its cache of automotive applications.
K 2013 Preview: Materials & Additives
The K 2013 show will present a broad range of engineered plastics materials, including thermoplastic composites, as well as additives. Automotive and electronic applications will be the main targets, as well as medical, packaging, lighting, and construction.
MATERIALS: Clarified PP Grades for Packaging, Housewares, Cups
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Six new clarified PP grades for injection molding, blow molding, and thermoforming are available from Houston-based Phillips 66.
Additives at NPE: Many Routes To ‘Greener’ Plastics
Just as eco-friendliness was a major theme in materials news at the big show in April, so it was with additives.
ADDITIVES: New Nucleator Makes Thermoformed PP Faster, Clearer, Tougher
The latest nucleator for polypropylene from Milliken Chemical, Spartanburg, S.C., is Hyperform HPN-600ei.
Materials: Clarified PP Copolymers for Housewares—November 2010
Two new polypropylene random copolymers are said to give housewares a dramatically brighter and cleaner look, thanks to Millad NX8000 clarifi er from Milliken Chemical, Spartanburg, S.C.
K 2010 Preview, Additives A Mix of New Ingredients at K Show
Want your plastic to mold faster, tougher, clearer?
Solve PP Molding Problems with Nucleating Agents
Over the past several years, significant innovations have occurred in the area of polypropylene nucleation.
More New Colorants & Additives at NPE 2009
In July we reported on new colorants and additives to be shown at NPE in Chicago, based on information available before the show (see Learn More box). But the miles of aisles at McCormick Place held still more newsworthy product introductions.
Antimicrobial for LSR
A new silver-based antimicrobial additive designed for use with injection moldable liquid silicone rubber comes from Milliken Chemical, Spartanburg, S.C.
Nucleating Agent Aids PP Recycling
Recycling of polypropylene is made more difficult by the presence of various colorants and nucleators in mixed batches of reclaim, which can affect shrinkage and warpage.