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Polypropylene

SABIC has cut the ribbon on a pilot plant for new polypropylene materials at its research centre in Limburg, the Netherlands. more

14 Sep 2017 12:17 Industry News

A hybrid syrup bottle and cocktail mixer will provide mixologists a taste of Harry's Bar at home after RPC brought its expertise to sealing the cap. more

12 Sep 2017 11:04 Industry News

Aegg will join exhibitors at the Packaging Innovations show in London with details of the million pound renovation of its facilities in Suffolk. more

2 Aug 2017 13:55 Industry News

Bell makes recyclable pack for plumbers’ brazing torch. more

7 Jun 2017 14:55 Industry News

German polymer engineers Advanc3dMaterials develops PP powder with Selective Laser Sintering processability. more

5 Jun 2017 15:02 Materials

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Innovia

Innovia will make a new series of BOPP food packaging film at its plant in Wigton, Cumbria. more

31 May 2017 09:42 Materials

Borealis will build a dedicated polypropylene compounding plant for the American car industry supply chain. more

24 May 2017 12:13 Industry News

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Kate Dyer

Wellingborough-based Belgrade Polymer Products has provided PP lamps for the ‘Our Woods’ festival celebrating urban woodland. more

23 May 2017 13:39 Industry News

SABIC launches new phthalate-free grade of PP impact copolymers for faster thinwall packaging production. more

15 May 2017 16:53 Materials

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Borealis

PE and PP manufacturing giant Borealis has set up a solar energy research company, ‘Quentys’, with its subsidiary Borouge. more

10 May 2017 15:11 Industry News

Teknor Apex’ new TPE gels Medalist MD-16100 and 10100 beat limitations of standard gels, giving device makers a cost-effective alternative to silicones. more

9 May 2017 09:35 Materials

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Zotefoams

Coatings company Coveris using Zotefoams’ advanced lightweight technology to gain a cost-effective, ecological and resource-saving packaging. more

10 Mar 2017 14:28 Materials

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LyondellBasell

Dutch chemicals specialist, LyondellBasell, has developed a new resin specifically designed for improving properties of medical plastic products. more

1 Feb 2017 14:24 Materials

Braskem has launched a new polypropylene (PP) resin at K 2016 that it says is a “more efficient alternative” for the production of foam. more

23 Oct 2016 10:40 K 2016

An Italian manufacturer has created a mannequin manufactured from polypropylene foam to create a recyclable, lightweight and more cost-effective product. more

25 Aug 2016 14:44 Materials

The 8.7 litre SuperLift pail from RPC Superfos has been selected for a new range from Saint Gobain Construction Products. more

8 Jun 2016 12:14 Industry News

Carmel Olefins Ltd (BAZAN Group) has announced the launch of a new polypropylene (PP) grade its says offers both excellent transparency and high impact performance to injection moulded applications. more

6 May 2016 10:12 Materials

LyondellBasell, one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, has expanded its ‘Purell’ materials portfolio for the healthcare industry with the introduction of two new polypropylene (PP) grades. more

1 Mar 2016 16:56 Materials

A head restraint manufactured from polypropylene has won the ‘Body Interior Category’ at the recent Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Innovation Awards. more

15 Jan 2016 15:06 Materials

A new multilayer PP/EVOH/PP jar produced using ISBM (Injection Stretch Blow Moulding) technology is said to offer a new, greater level of transparency and gloss ideally suited for high barrier food applications. more

28 Oct 2015 14:33 Materials