PT ZONE: Polyolefins

PP, PE Prices Drop While Others Rise
Polyolefin prices ‘calm’ for now, while PET, PS, PVC show a bit more volatility. More (+)
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There is a clear correlation between economic growth and energy use, or put more mathematically—total people times higher living standards equals greater energy needs. More (+)


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SABIC Now in Polyolefin Elastomer and Plastomer Market

Through its 50-50 JV with Korea's SK Global Chemical, SABIC is offering POE/POP products for polymer modifications and film applications.

New Resin Made From Disposable Paper Coffee Cups

Consultancy and recycling manufacturer may have the answer to turning disposable coffee cups into durable resin.

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.

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.

A Pre-K2016 Experience in Belgium

EMG did a terrific job in bringing together some 25 trade press members to hear preliminary news from some key players in plastic materials and additives.

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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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