PT ZONE: Polyolefins

PT Article Ecover Bottles Feature 'Green' HDPE And Some Post-Consumer Recycled Material
Sonoco is producing bio-based HDPE bottles for Ecover's new home-care 'green' cleaning products. More (+)
PT Article PP Prices Drop About Twice More From Last Month
Further major decline in PP prices possible for first month of 2015. More (+)


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PE Prices Drop Further

More decreases in PE prices very likely for first quarter 2015.

RTP Completes Acquisition Of Alloy Polymers

RTP strengthens position in high-volume contract manufacturing sector with new wholly-owned subsidiary.

LFT Compound Replaces Aluminum In Award-Winning Table

A PP-based LFT compound from PolyOne is featured in Resol's Vela table.

Ineos And Sasol Break Ground On World-Scale HDPE Plant

Joint venture partners Ineos and Sasol have started construction of their new HDPE plant in LaPorte, Texas.

TESTING: Hand-Durometer For Creep Measurement Has Reset Mechanism

A reportedly unique reset mechanism makes a new hand durometer for creep measurement easy to use for the long term.

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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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