PT ZONE: Polyolefins

Newly Named Wellman Advanced Materials Expands into Auto TPOs
Under its new parenthood, Wellman get new name and makes entry into automotive TPO market. More (+)
PT Article Photochromic Ink for Flex Packaging Helps Brand Engage with Consumers
Printpack's process allows for photochromic ink to be hidden and remain invisible until exposed to sunlight. More (+)


iD Additives Enters Liquid Color & Additives Business

As a testament to "liquid color is alive and thriving", yet another new player enters the business.

ADDITIVES: Masterbatch Color Palettes Offer Random Color Effects

Ampacet's four new masterbatch color palettes offer nice opportunities for creativity for a wide range of PP consumer products.

MATERIALS: Structural PP Compounds Outperform Common Chopped Glass Compounds

RTP's new series of glass-reinforced PP compounds bridge the gap between standard glass-reinforced PP and very long glass fiber PP compounds.

MATERIALS: Permanent ESD Sheet for Electronics

Polymeric conductive additive stays put.

Major Resin Prices Soften

Major Resin Prices Soften

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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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