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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.

Roctool high definition plastics

Rapid Heat & Cool Molding Evolves to Meet Industry Challenges
Technical capabilities of the process have advanced to erase former cycle-time penalties, and ongoing developments address creation of a materials database and new applications in hybrid composite injection overmolding.

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.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Engineering Resins Getting More Customized
Materials firms tailoring resins for specific applications.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: 3D Printing Materials & Applications
Materials developments churning for burgeoning additive manufacturing market.

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.

3D printed drone Lexan EXL PC/siloxane

SABIC Weighs In On Additive Manufacturing Materials
  Overarching trend in plastics additive manufacturing: transition from a history of prototyping to a future of end-use part production.  

concept boat hull Livrea Yacht

Engineering Resins Maker Focuses on 3D Printing Materials
SABIC develops arsenal of specialty products based on its engineering resins for a new range of processes.

grille shutter on the 2018 Ford Expedition luxury SUV

Long Fiber PP Compounds Drive Innovation in Automotive
Long fiber thermoplastic polypropylene ( LFT PP) is now widely used in automotive front-end carriers, instrument-panel carriers, door panels, consoles, pedals, under-body shields and more.

PP LFT structural active grille shutter

Winners of 2017 SPE Automotive Awards Wow with Many ‘Firsts’
Innovative, transferable, and intelligent use of thermoplastics capture eight of nine categories.

Materials: More Filaments for FDM and Large Area Manufacturing Debut
SABIC’ newest 3D printing filaments include a PC for FDM and eight new compounds based on ABS, PPE, PC and PEI for large format additive manufacturing (LFAM).

TactoTek HMI

SABIC Gets Two European Plastics Innovation Awards
FDM produced aircraft seat and in-mold structural electronics highlighted.

Made In Space

International Space Station Now 3D Printing with PEI/PC Materials
PEI/PC compound is the third material a developer of zero-gravity 3D printers has demonstrated on the International Space Station for space-based additive manufacturing.

The “Holy Grail” of PC Glazing Appears on the Sporty Electric Tommykaira ZZ
Teijin has developed the world’s first “pillar-less” PC windshield for a commercial car.

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING: High-Performance Filaments for FDM
SABIC has unveiled the first of a new generation filaments to advance additive manufacturing.

air-intake manifold

AUTOMOTIVE PLASTICS: New Thermoplastic Solutions Redefine ‘Performance’ from All Angles
Lightweighting and resistance to heat, chemicals and weathering drive developments in thermoplastics for interiors, exteriors, underhood, powertrain and chassis.

Dow innate packaging resin

Conference Uncovers Innovations Across a Range of Processes, Markets
New materials and additives for injection and blow molding, extrusion, compounding, and thermoforming highlighted the SPE Polyolefins Conference.

Thermoplastics in Expanded Automotive Applications
From all angles, new thermoplastic solutions redefine ‘performance’.

Product Categories of SABIC

ABS
Acetal
ASA Copolymers and Alloys
HDPE
LDPE
LLDPE
Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate/ABS Alloys
Polycarbonate/Polyester Alloy
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PBT Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PET Type
Polyetherimide
Polyethersulfone
Polyimide (Thermoplastic)
Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS)
Polyphthalamide (PPA)
Polypropylene (including Copolymers)
Polystyrene
Polysulfone
PPE/Nylon Alloys
PPE/PP Alloys
PPE/PS Alloys
Stock Shapes--Film
Stock Shapes--Sheet

Trade Names

COLORCOMP
CYCOLAC
CYCOLOY
FARADEX
GELOY
KONDUIT
LEXAN
LNP
LUBRICOMP
LUBRILOY
NORYL
NORYL GTX
NORYL PPX
STAT-KON
STAT-LOY
THERMOCOMP
ULTEM
VALOX
VERTON
XENOY
XYLEX