Nova Chemicals Inc.

1555 Coraopolis Heights Rd.
Moon Township, PA 15108 US

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Italian machine builder Macchi ran this 5-layer line to make all-PE film for easily recyclable stand-up pouches

Hot Half-Dozen Applications Driving Developments in PE
Sustainability, consumer convenience, and evolving e-commerce packaging are driving new advances in polyethylene. 

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Specialty Materials for Enhanced PE Recyclate
At least three major PE suppliers are targeting PE post-consumer recyclate with specialty materials and technologies that target high-value reuse.

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Nova Chemicals Boosts Sustainability Efforts on Several Fronts and More
Advances in design of recyclable film structures and a major investment in a project reducing ocean plastics pollution discussed.

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.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Polyolefins for Packaging
Novel polyolefins for packaging are being highlighted by Nova Chemicals, ExxonMobil Chemical, and SABIC.

E-commerce packaging is driving the need for extra protection

Packaging: Protection and Sustainability in a Single Pack
E-commerce explosion and the growing preference for fresh products are raising the bar of packaging protection capabilities, while keeping the track on sustainability.

Mark Kay Group Leader, Performance Films at NOVA Chemicals

'Mega-Trends' Driving Polyolefins Developments at Nova Chemicals
Sustainability, e-commerce, application development and time to market are just some of the over-arching trends driving PE and PP development. 

Ascend’s Vydyne XHT nylon 66

Resins & Additives at NPE2018: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, Sustainability
NPE will host lots of news in engineered thermoplastic compounds, customized TPEs, polyolefins for packaging, bioplastics, recycled content compounds, purging agents, 3D printing materials, and a slew of innovative additives.

Resin Market Prices mid-February 2018

Higher Prices for Commodity Resins
Only PP is facing a downward correction.

Nova Chemicals Charter NEX PE pouch

Resin Supply/Demand & Sustainability Were Key Themes at Global Plastics Summit
Speakers at fifth annual summit deem sustainability crucial to growth in packaging while forecasting trends in key materials.

Global Plastics Summit (GPS 2017)

Highlights from Global Plastics Summit 2017
Sustainability, resin supply/demand and pricing among highlights for the fifth GPS event.

Nova Chemicals Bonfire Multilayer Property Predictor (MPP)

Enhanced Interactive Tool for Predicting Multilayer Film Performance
Nova Chemicals’ Multilayer Property Predictor helps processors predict the performance of complex film structures.

Packaging: New Shelf-Life Extending Packaging Technologies
Both Nova Chemicals and Mitsubishi Gas Chemical North America will debut novel flexible food packaging technologies at Pack Expo 2017.

Nova Chemicals Starts Up World-Scale LLDPE Reactor
This reactor is the first new LLDPE reactor in the Americas in over a decade.

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K 2016 Preview: Materials & Additives
Driving the wide range of new developments in engineered plastics and additives are higher performance, safety, and sustainability.

Nova Chemicals Opens New Center for Performance Applications
Facility expansion and equipment investments expected to boost innovation and customer collaboration within PE business.

First Aseptic Carton Bottle for Enriched Dairy Products
Nova Chemicals and Tetra Pak collaboration has led to recent commercialization of novel package.

MATERIALS: High-Performance LLDPE for Heavy-Duty Sacks
Nova's new octene copolymer LLDPE's distinct molecular architecture delivers a previously unavailable mix of properties.

High-Moisture Barrier sHDPE Gets Increasing Play in Flexible Food Packaging
sHDPE from Nova Chemical offers excellent moisture barrier in "easy open" cereal and cracker packages.

Nova Installs Nine-Layer Blown Film Line to Enhance Customer Collaboration
It's said to be a first for PE resin producers in North America.

Product Categories of Nova Chemicals Inc.

Acrylic Copolymers
HDPE
LDPE
MDPE
Styrene Maleic Anhydride (SMA)