Braskem America Inc.

1735 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103 US

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Braskem’s Innovation and Technology Center in Pittsburgh.

Focus on Renewable Chemicals Expands for Braskem
After 'green PE', Braskem's next major use of a renewable chemical is 'green' MEG—a key component of PET resins.

Braskem Leafgro Green PE bioplastic

“Green PE” Used for Carbon Negative Composted Leaf Package
Braskem and Trinity Packaging partner up to help Maryland county improve their composting program through packaging alternative.

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.

Eco-Friendly Toys Nab Environmental Award
A nearly 100% biobased line of toys being molded for John Deere recently won the Bio-based Product of the Year Award, presented in September at the Bio-Based Live conference in San Diego.

Braskem Green PE

First Biobased PE for Rotomolding
A. Schulman launches first biobased PE rotomolding compound.

Braskem Green PET

Braskem Aims for ‘Green’ PET
Through a new partnership, the company seeks biobased production of a key raw material—MEG—in a cost-effective way.

Global Plastics Summit (GPS 2017)

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

John Deere's Bio-Based Toy Trucks

Eco-Friendly Toys Nab Environmental Award
John Deere toy front loader, dump trucks, made from GreenDot sugarcane-based PE.

ChevronPhillips to Start Up Two New PE Units; Braskem to Build Large PP Plant
Some of the expected new PE capacity is coming on stream, while plans for what will be the largest PP unit in the Americas are underway.

New Materials, Applications Among Highlights of SPC Bioplastics Converge Conference
Highlights of the D.C. held event included two dynamic panel discussions.

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.

New Resins & Additives Galore at K 2016
A wide range of interesting developments in materials technologies were sprinkled in with some intriguing announcements of new ventures at K 2016.

Braskem America's UHMWPE Plant Up and Running
The new UHMWPE plant represents another milestone in the company's North American growth strategy.

Braskem’s Green PE Used to 3D Print Parts in Space
Braskem worked with Made In Space to produce green PE specifically for 3D printing in zero gravity.

Polyolefins Rock at K 2016
Loads of new engineering resins and compounds are being showcased at K 2016, but new and improved polyolefins and polyolefin elastomers also shined in Dusseldorf.

Braskem Commissions New UHMWPE Plant
The new Texas plant reflects another Braskem milestone investment in North America.

Braskem Launches HMS-PP
Company is targeting a variety of foams as well as solid compounded or deep-draw thermoforming applications

Resin Prices Flat to Lower
Second quarter ends with flat to declining prices, even for high-volume engineering resins.

Braskem Expands R&D Capabilities for UHMWPE
This in keeping with its new UHMWPE plant slated for startup in fourth quarter.

Braskem Idesa's Mexican Polyethylene Plant to Start Production
After numerous delays pushed back its scheduled launch by a year, the massive Ethylene XXI project will begin production this month in Mexico.

Product Categories of Braskem America Inc.

Ethylene Copolymers and Alloys - Other
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
HDPE
LDPE
LLDPE
MDPE
Polypropylene (including Copolymers)
PVC--Copolymer Resins
UHMW PE