PT ZONE: Polyolefins

Long-Glass Fiber Reinforced Polyolefin Sheet for Automotive and More
Germany's Renolit is now in North America and thriving in automotive, building & construction, and furniture. More (+)
PP Recycling Provides New Life for Keurig K-Cups
Premium coffee maker to shift from multi-layer pods to single-layer polypropylene later this year as demand for recycled PP soars. More (+)


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Great to get an update from RTI’s Burns on PE and note his bringing home the gold medal from a world bench press championship.

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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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