PT ZONE: Polyolefins

PT Article Will SABIC Invest in Production of Polyolefins Here?
With its impending move to Houston next year as part of its global restructuring, it will be interesting to follow SABIC's next move. More (+)
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 (+)


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.

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.

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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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