PT ZONE: Polyolefins

Resin Prices May Have Bottomed Out
With continued declines in feedstock and energy costs through much of the first quarter, commodity and engineering resin prices fell too. More (+)
PT Article Specialty Olefinic TPE For High-End Cast Power Pre-Stretch Films
ExxonMobil's new Vistamaxx 6000 making a debut at NPE is designed for use in the functional layer of cast power pre-stretch films. More (+)


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A.Schulman To Acquire Citadel Plastics

In yet another acqusition, A.Schulman marks a significant strategic milestone as it continues to transform itself.

ExxonMobil To Host Seminars On Packaging & Stretch Film at NPE

Another major material supplier, ExxonMobil Chemicals, to host seminars on market trends and product innovations.

PE Prices Bottom Out? PP Prices Move Up!

Not a surprise: The volatility of PE and PP prices is on a roll.

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Struktol features newly developed processing aid masterbatches for high levels of minerals and FR packages.

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.

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OVERVIEW:
Polyolefins

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A polyolefin is a polymer produced from a simple olefin. Common polyolefins include all types of polyethylene and polypropylene. Polyolefins are typical used in film structures or food and industrial packaging.


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