PT ZONE: Polyolefins

Prices Firmer for PE, PP, Looser for PS, PVC
PE and PP are expected to hold firm or head upwards, but it’s a mixed bag for PS and PVC prices. More (+)
ADDITIVES: Antiblock For Films Combines Attributes Of Traditional Additives
New antiblock additive for polyolefin films delivers best attributes of talc, nepheline syenite and diotomaceous earth. More (+)


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Study Urges Companies To Disclose Data On Plastic

Companies could become more sustainable by improving the way they measure, manage and report the amount of plastic they use in their business operations and supply chains.

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RPET prices are weak while R-HDPE is strong.

First Business Accelerator For Solutions To Plastic Pollution

NewGen Surgical is one of the initial businesses in the new Accelerator portfolio, each having developed a "groundbreaking" technology to reduce plastic pollution.

Washington Penn To Buy ExxonMobil's PP Compounding Business

This marks the second PP compounding business to change hands this year.

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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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