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NPE2018: News in Materials & Additives
Here’s more news in engineering resins, TPEs, bioplastics, polyolefin film grades, PVC, and a range of additives from the Big Show not reported in all our other previous coverage.

Husky color faded pet bottles NPE2018

News Highlights from NPE2018
Developments in Industry 4.0, multi-layer preform molding, automation, LSR processing, and PP were among the major newsbreakers at May’s show. And one film processor finalized purchases of 13 new lines.

SABIC & ExxonMobIl Form New PE Venture
A major olefins project, first announced in 2016 and pending completion of the environmental permitting process, has been firmed up by Houston-based SABIC and ExxonMobil Chemical through the formation of a new joint venture.

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

Steve Maguire, founder of Maguire Products Inc.

Plastics Hall of Fame: 10 Inspiring Stories
Last evening, at the Linda W. Chapin Theatre, the Plastics Academy inducted 10 new members into the Plastics Hall of Fame. Meet these outstanding individuals with remarkable stories. Each one teaches a lesson of hard work and creative thinking.

Donna Davis, ExxonMobil Chemical

Donna Davis: Innovator, Researcher and Educator
An innovator in polymers technology, Donna Davis is one of 10 new inductees into The Plastics Academy Hall of Fame and only the third woman to earn this recognition in the history of the award.

SABIC ExxonMobil polyethylene joint venture San Patricio, Texas

SABIC & ExxonMobil Enter New Joint Venture
The new Gulf Coast Growth Venture project will be in San Patricio County, Texas and include two polyethylene units. 

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.

ExxonMobil Explores PP Production Expansion Along U.S. Gulf Coast
New PP project investment decision likely to be made later this year with startup as early as 2021.

Resin Market Prices mid-February 2018

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

Plastics Hall of Fame Inducting 10 New Members at NPE2018
Scheduled for the evening of May 6, 2018 in Orlando, Fla. at the Linda W. Chapin Theatre at the Orange County Convention Center. Meet the class of 2018!

veloflex standup pouch

Savvy Vietnamese Firm Launches All-PE Laminated Pouches
Thanh Phu’s ‘Veloflex’ converting technology results in packaging with optics similar to conventional laminated structures but is readily recyclable.

Alpine Piled on the Layers At K 2016
A record for film blowing at a show: 11 layers.

New Film Resins’ Performance Demonstrated by Several Equipment Makers at K 2016
Take a look at a video discussion between ExxonMobil Chemical and W&H on processing the new Exceed XP resins.

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.

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

Getting the Plastics Message Out to the Masses
As I watched the Olympics coverage the other night, a commercial came on that flashed the word, “plastics.”

Expanding Global Middle Class Equals Growing Energy Demand
There is a clear correlation between economic growth and energy use, or put more mathematically—total people times higher living standards equals greater energy needs.

‘New Normal’ Marks 30th Chinaplas Show
Show breaks attendance records as Chinese economy slows.

MATERIALS: Novel PE Resins for Super Tough Film Applications
ExxonMobl's new Exceed XP boasts unprecedented performance and processability.

Product Categories of ExxonMobil Chemical

Ethylene Copolymers and Alloys - Other
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
HDPE
Impact Modifiers
Ionomers
LDPE
LLDPE
MDPE
Plasticizers
Polypropylene (including Copolymers)
Processing Aids--Polymeric Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Olefinic Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Styrenic Type