PT ZONE: Polyolefins

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. More (+)
Recycled Resin Prices Mixed at Midyear
RPET prices are weak while R-HDPE is strong. More (+)


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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.

Blow Molding: New Machine Adopts Electro-Mechanical Actuators, Quick-Change Trimmer

Working in conjunction with customer Nampak, Velocity Equipment Solutions (New Castle, Penn.) is introducing two technology advances for the blow molding of HDPE containers.

MATERIALS: Braskem To Build UHMWPE Plant

A new UHMWPE plant is planned by Braskem at its LaPort, Texas site.

ADDITIVES: SBC Modifier For Rigid PP Goods, Polyolefin Fibers

New styrenic block copolymer serves as modifier for injection-molded PP parts, and more.

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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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