2500 City West Boulevard
Houston , TX 77042 US
As Seen In Plastics Technology
Materials: PC Copolymer Helps Prevent Stress Cracking in Medical Devices
SABIC’s new addition to the LNP Elcres CRX copolymer family boasts exceptional resistance to chemicals and stress cracking.
SABIC's New Specialties Strategic Business Unit Set for Stand-Alone Startup
The new SABIC stand-alone SBC unit encompasses highly differentiated Ultem PEI (polyetherimide), Noryl PPE/PPO alloy resins, and LNP engineered compounds and copolymers.
SABIC Expanding Capacity for Noryl SA9000 to Support 5G Infrastructure
SABIC is aiming to boost global production capacity for its specialty Noryl SA9000 PPE resin used in specialized high-performance printed circuit boards which require copper-clad laminates (CCLs) used in 5G base stations.
SABIC Collaboration Leads to TF-BOPE Frozen Food Packaging with Less Material Consumption
The innovative TF-BOPE film resulted from SABIC’s teaming up with two film converters and a packaging machine manufacturer.
S-BOPP Film Maker Opts to Use SABIC's Renewable PP
Irplast’s new NOPP (Natural BOPP) films are made with SABIC’s certified renewable PP derived from biobased feedstock.
SABIC Steps-Up Specialty Thermoplastic Resins Fulfillment to Expedite Production of Critical COVID-19 Equipment
Two Chinese manufacturers swiftly received SABIC’s specialty engineered resins for the manufacture of much needed medical equipment.
Performance Polypropylene: New Grades Tackle 'Engineering' Applications & Sustainability
New versions of this ultra-versatile material compete with more expensive ‘engineering’ resins and enhanced sustainability in applications from automotive and E&E to packaging, consumer goods and building construction.
BOPE Takes Aim at BOPP & BOPET Films
Nova’s new biaxially oriented HDPE is seen as a more easily recyclable monomaterial contender versus multilayer BOPP or BOPET films.
Materials: Halogen-Free FR, Glass-Reinforced PP Compounds
SABIC’s latest addition to its specialty PP compounds portfolio include halogen-free, flame-retardant short- and long- glass fiber reinforced grades for a broad range of applications.
Plastic Food Packaging and Sustainability During COVID-19
Bob Maughon, executive vice president, technology & innovation for SABIC, discusses the role of plastic food packaging and sustainability in light of today’s public health climate.
Coronavirus and Oil Price Collapse Could Delay Second Wave of Planned Olefin/Polyolefin Projects
ISIS Chemical editor shares insights on projected slowdown of U.S. and global chemical investment wave.
DSM Partners with SABIC and UPM Biofuels to Produce Biobased Dyneema UHMWPE Fiber
In its collaboration with SABIC and UPM, DSM plans to launch biobased Dyneema UHMWPE fiber in April 2020.
Wide Spectrum of Enhanced Medical-Grade Resins & Compounds Spotlighted at MD&M West 2020
Targeted at an impressive array of applications, the range of new medical-grade materials include modified PC copolymers, PEBA and TPUs, specialty copolyesters, a gamut of engineered compounds, and an advanced LSR.
Kellogg's Bear Naked Granola Now in All-PE Pouch With Barrier
Kellogg is exploring opportunities with several of its other brands to offer fully-recyclable stand-up pouches.
Recycling: New Developments in Recycled Content Labels
Avery Dennison and Sabic are working on a recycled polypropylene (rPP) label; UPM Raflatac announces new recycled content film labels.
Materials: Innovative PC Copolymers for Medical Equipment Housings and More
SABIC’s LNP Elcres CRX PC copolymers resist stress cracking in devices exposed to aggressive healthcare disinfectants and look promising for consumer electronics, mass transportation and industrial applications.
'Circular Economy' Dominates
Discussion of Resins, Additives at K 2019
New product launches from materials suppliers at the giant show shine light on sustainability.
Enhanced Medical/Healthcare Materials to Debut at MD&M West
Polyplastics’ new POM series for drug contact/delivery applications and SABIC’s new PC copolymer family for medical devices and equipment housings among highlighted materials.
Strand Pelletizing: Follow These Steps to Determine Your Water Bath Length
Use heat-transfer equations as a shortcut to get you in the ballpark of how long your pelletizing water bath should be.
Recyclable All-PE Pouches: Sustainable Opportunity for Film Extruders
Sustainability and the Circular Economy are both a challenge and an opportunity to flexible packaging producers. Recyclable pouches based on all-PE multilayer structures, utilizing new resins and perhaps techniques like MDO or biaxial orientation, appear to be major contenders against glass, metal, and multi-material film structures.
What Is the Circular Economy?
In this video from K 2019, hear NOVA Chemicals, TOMRA, Covestro, Rapid Granulator and SABIC each discuss plastics’ role in the circular economy.