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Published: 4/11/2017

Borealis Launches ADCA-Free Foamed HDPE for Communication Cable
The development is said to be the first of its kind, and it meets Cat 6, Cat 7 and Cat 8 standards for physically foamed data cables.

Published: 4/7/2017

Where PE, PP Prices Might be Heading into Q2
Up, flat, down? Polyolefin pricing trends never bore.

Published: 3/31/2017

New Additive Allows PE and PP to Combine Into New Alloy
One percent of new additive results in mechanically tougher PE/PP alloy and opens up mixed-stream recycling opportunities.

Published: 3/13/2017

Proprietary Tech Creates Stable Machining Grades of Polyolefin Stock Shapes
Quadrant will roll out an entire family of such materials within the next two years.

Published: 3/6/2017

More Materials & Additives Highlights from SPE’s Polyolefins Conference 
New semi-crystalline SEBS, additives for improved discoloration resistance, plant-based antioxidants, online compounding of TPO blends and more discussed in Houston.

Published: 3/2/2017

Polyolefins Technology Continues to Evolve
New resins and additives among highlights of SPE Polyolefins 2017.

Published: 2/28/2017

Additive Boosts PP’s Tensile Strength, Heat Deflection and Flex Mod
The company’s approach involves the use of zinc salts, a new class of polyolefin additives.

Published: 2/24/2017

PE, PP March Into March with Upward Pricing
PetroChemWire shares its current outlook on polyolefin prices with polyolefins pointing higher.

Published: 2/8/2017

Upward Pricing for PS, PVC and More
Higher global oil prices and derivative feedstocks are among the factors driving resin price increases in PS, PVC, PET and nylons.

Published: 2/3/2017

PE Prices Moving Up; PP Prices Spike Sharply
An early outlook: the reversal in the trajectory of polyolefin prices is happening faster than usual.