Plastics


SABIC expands its PP portfolio with new impact copolymer that offers aesthetically appealing surfaces with potentially significant cost savings for home appliances & consumer goods

Sleek aesthetic coffee maker housing designed for cost-efficient injection molding with high-gloss and impact resistant, food-compliant SABIC® PP PPA20 impact copolymer.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, announces the launch of a new impact copolymer (ICP) grade – SABIC® PP PPA20 – targeted at demanding home appliances as well as high-end cosmetics, furniture and other household consumer goods. Apart from its high gloss feature that enables production of aesthetically appealing surfaces, the new compound is developed to offer well-balanced mechanical properties and easy processability, making it a promising alternative to incumbent ABS materials in these markets.

Mondi sets its sights firmly on the global ice cream packaging market

Mondi sets its sights firmly on the global ice cream packaging market. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR110)Eating ice cream may seem like child’s play. Running an ice cream business certainly is not.

MetroWrapz wins 2018 “King of the Wrap World” crown in Avery Dennison “Wrap Like a King™” Challenge

MetroWrapz wins 2018 “King of the Wrap World” crown in Avery Dennison “Wrap Like a King™” Challenge. 
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR409)Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced today that MetroWrapz of Hollywood, Florida earned the title of “King of the Wrap World” for its Mission Flyer 2.0 vehicle wrap. The crowning of the new champ of the “Wrap Like A King” Challenge took place in the Avery Dennison booth at the 2018 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

Mondi joins forces with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UN to eliminate plastic waste and pollution

Mondi GroupVienna, 29 October 2018 – Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has today become one of the first signatories of The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment which will work towards eliminating plastic pollution and creating 100% reusable, recyclable, or compostable plastic packaging by 2025.

SABIC to introduce new ultra-high melt flow PP for lightweight breathable nonwoven fabrics in personal hygiene applications

SABIC to introduce new ultra-high melt flow PP for lightweight breathable nonwoven fabrics in personal hygiene applications.At the upcoming RISI Asia Pacific Hygiene Products Symposium, SABIC will unveil an innovative new polypropylene (PP) resin product engineered to deliver enhanced properties in melt-blown fibers for nonwoven fabrics. The new product, designated SABIC® PP 514M12, can serve a wide range of potential end-uses in personal hygiene applications and other market segments. It is the first grade of a new family of high-flow resin compounds which SABIC started to develop only two years ago, and is expected to be commercially available by end of 2018.

Minghua selects ELIX ABS H801 for new spoiler projects

Minghua selects ELIX ABS H801 for new spoiler projects.Shenyang Minghua Mould & Plastic Technology Co., Ltd. (Minghua), a leading supplier of automotive exterior parts for premium OEMs, has selected ELIX Polymers ABS H801 for spoiler and aeroblade parts for the new BMW X5, X7, and X6M cars. This follows an intensive collaboration between Minghua and ELIX Polymers.

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