PT ZONE: Polyolefins

"Arpro" EPP Manufacturer Exceeds Sustainability Goals; Launches EPE Sheet Foam Business Here
JSP, manufacturer of Arpro EPP, is ahead of the game in meeting its five-year target to reduce its carbon footprint, and has also now launched a new expandable PE sheet foam business in North America. More (+)
MATERIALS: Performance in Polyethylene: Density Matters: Part II
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MATERIALS: CB&I To Market Versalis' EVA, LDPE Technologies In North America

EVA and LDPE technologies from Italy's Versalis to be offered here.

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.

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.

MATERIALS: Detectable Compounds For Food, Drug And Cosmetic Industries

Techmer PM's compounding division expands its portfolio of detectable resins.

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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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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