PT ZONE: Polyolefins

PT Article Specialty Olefinic TPE For High-End Cast Power Pre-Stretch Films
ExxonMobil's new Vistamaxx 6000 making a debut at NPE is designed for use in the functional layer of cast power pre-stretch films. More (+)
A.Schulman To Acquire Citadel Plastics
In yet another acqusition, A.Schulman marks a significant strategic milestone as it continues to transform itself. More (+)


ExxonMobil To Host Seminars On Packaging & Stretch Film at NPE

Another major material supplier, ExxonMobil Chemicals, to host seminars on market trends and product innovations.

PE Prices Bottom Out? PP Prices Move Up!

Not a surprise: The volatility of PE and PP prices is on a roll.

ADDITIVES: Process Additives With High Mineral, FR Levels

Struktol will feature newly developed processing aid masterbatches with high levels of minerals and FR packages.

MATERIALS AND ADDITIVES AT NPE: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, and Sustainability

Lots of news in engineering thermoplastic compounds, TPEs, and purging agents, plus a wide range of colorants and additives.

Commodity Resin Prices Drop More

Global feedstock and resin prices appear to be bottoming out, though PP tags might inch up.

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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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