Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc.

1201 Louisiana St. Ste. 1800
Total Plaza
Houston, TX 77002 US


As Seen In Plastics Technology

Major PE JV 'Bay-Pol' Breaks Ground
Ethane cracker construction to be followed by large Borstar PE unit in this 50-50 JV of Total and Borealis and Nova Chemicals.

Additive Boosts PP’s Tensile Strength, Heat Deflection and Flex Mod
The company’s approach involves the use of zinc salts, a new class of polyolefin additives.

Total & Corbion in Joint Bioplastics Venture
The 50/50 JV will build a world-class PLA polymerization plant.

PET Prices Drop; Others Remain Stable
PE, PP, PVC, PS prices stable for now, PET more volatile.

K 2013 Preview: Materials & Additives
The K 2013 show will present a broad range of engineered plastics materials, including thermoplastic composites, as well as additives. Automotive and electronic applications will be the main targets, as well as medical, packaging, lighting, and construction.

MATERIALS: Total To Launch New Generation EPS Insulation Bead
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Total Refining & Chemicals’ Polymer Div. (U.S. office in Houston) will enter the EPS business with a new generation of EPS resins in 2013.

MATERIALS: Recycled-Content PS for Foodservice
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Houston-based Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc., has launched two new polystyrene grades with recycled PS content.

MATERIALS: Dairy-Grade HDPE for High-Throughput Blow Molding
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Total Refining & Chemicals’ Polymers Div. in Belgium (parent of Total Petrochemicals in Houston), has introduced a new HDPE with 0.962 density and low viscosity (MI2 of 2.1 g/10min) compared with standard HDPE bottle grades for fresh and long-life milk bottles.

Product Categories of Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc.

Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
Polypropylene (including Copolymers)