Polymers


Total Develops a New Grade of HDPE for Thermoforming Applications

TotalHouston, March 2, 2017 - Total Petrochemicals and Refining USA, Inc. has generated excitement in the sheet extrusion thermoforming (SET) market with the introduction of high density polyethylene grade 9825E. This grade is well suited for shallow draw thermoformed packaging applications in the foodservice and food packaging industries that require high rigidity and toughness.

ELIX Polymers extends its portfolio of ABS grades for 3D printing

ELIX Polymers extends its portfolio of ABS grades for 3D printing. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR022)Tarragona, February 28, 2017 – ELIX Polymers is developing additional specialty grades of ABS optimized for 3D printing, in the wake of high interest shown in its initial offering at K 2016 in Düsseldorf last October.

ELIX Polymers extends use of SAP Hybris customer relationship management tool to drive service excellence

ELIX Polymers extends use of SAP Hybris customer relationship management tool to drive service excellence. (Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR020)Tarragona, January 26, 2017 – ELIX Polymers, a leading producer of ABS resins and compounds, says it will increase its implementation of SAP´s customer relationship management (CRM) solution, SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer, to further streamline processes and strengthen relationships with customers. This will ultimately lead to a significantly enhanced customer experience, ELIX Polymers says.

Collaboration between BSH Electrodomésticos España and ELIX Polymers leads to improvement in aesthetic laser marking for household appliances

Collaboration between BSH Electrodomésticos España and ELIX Polymers leads to improvement in aesthetic laser marking for household appliances. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR019)Tarragona, December 5, 2016 – Collaboration between ELIX Polymers, a leading specialist in the production of ABS specialties, and BSH Electrodomésticos España, part of Europe’s largest producer of household appliances, to improve the contrast and resolution of aesthetic laser marking on visible ABS components has produced “highly satisfactory” results. Cooperation in research and development has helped ELIX Polymers develop special laser-markable grades of ABS, while BSH says it may now extend its use of laser decoration into new areas.

ELIX Polymers launches new food-contact grade

ELIX Polymers launches new food-contact grade. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR017)Tarragona, November 29, 2016 – ELIX Polymers has launched a new ABS grade for use in products that come into contact with food and which also require extra toughness and resistance to high temperatures. Target applications include kitchenware, products for preparation and storage of food, and also toys. The new M545TF grade will enhance the company’s Healthcare portfolio, which already includes grades for medical devices, cosmetics, food contact applications and toys.

DSM Dyneema introduces whole new level of cut protection with Black Dyneema® Diamond Technology

DSM Dyneema introduces whole new level of cut protection with Black Dyneema® Diamond Technology.
(Photo DSM Dyneema, DYNPR349)Paris, 7 November 2016 - DSM Dyneema today introduces Black Dyneema® Diamond Technology, a fiber innovation that combines next level cut protection and uncompromised comfort – with specific benefits for tough jobs.

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