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First-of-a-Kind Nanotechnology-Based PET Compound Enables Differentiated Foams

First-of-a-Kind Nanotechnology-Based PET Compound Enables Differentiated Foams
SABIC’s new Colorcomp WQ117945 is based on an advanced nanotechnology additive masterbatch that can be adapted to other resins.

20 Good Things to Come Out of 2020—Part 4

20 Good Things to Come Out of 2020—Part 4
Good news was there if you knew where to look for it—in the pages of Plastics Technology magazine or right here on our website. Here’s a review of headlines you can feel good about.

20 Good Things to Come Out of 2020—Part 3

20 Good Things to Come Out of 2020—Part 3
Processors and resin makers step up; biobased/renewable PP makes commercial strides; BOPE makes inroads as monolayer contender; and, performance PP for engineering applications & sustainability 'shines'. 

New Meat Packaging Material Made from Mixed Post-Consumer Plastics

New Meat Packaging Material Made from Mixed Post-Consumer Plastics
Collaboration among players across the entire value chain work together on this new sustainable material. 

PBT-Based Compounds for Automotive Radar Sensors

PBT-Based Compounds for Automotive Radar Sensors
SABIC expands radar absorbing LNP Stat-Kon portfolio of specialty compounds.

Antifog PC Film for Visors, Lenses and Goggles

Antifog PC Film for Visors, Lenses and Goggles
SABIC’s Lexan HP92AF film shown to have excellent performance in high-humidity frontline work environments.  

SABIC Expands Post-Consumer Recycled Engineering Resins for Consumer Electronics and E&E

SABIC Expands Post-Consumer Recycled Engineering Resins for Consumer Electronics and E&E
Responding to major brands, SABIC is expanding its Cycoloy PC/ABS and Lexan PC with high levels of post-consumer recycled content.

Materials: PC Copolymer Helps Prevent Stress Cracking in Medical Devices

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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