Polymers


ELIX Polymers presents plating portfolio developments at PIAE

ELIX Polymers presents plating portfolio developments at PIAE. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR046)
ELIX Polymers will present latest developments in its portfolio of chrome-platable ABS-based materials at PIAE, the Plastics in Automotive Engineering congress in Mannheim, Germany on April 3 and 4. Once again at this leading annual industry event, ELIX will have its own stand – Booth 99 – where it will show its product portfolio and new innovations.

Total associates with partners to create a closed loop recycling chain in construction films

TotalTotal and several partners along the construction value chain have decided to associate to form the Clean Site Circular Project which aims at recycling natural shrink hoods* wastes from the construction sector in closed system without film performances degradation.

Mobility Solutions for Tomorrow

With high-performance polyurethane foam solutions for automotive interiors, FoamPartner is making a significant contribution e.g. to the microSNAP variable mobility concept by Rinspeed. 
(Photo: Rinspeed AG)FoamPartner, the Swiss polyurethane foam specialist, has partnered with Rinspeed, the renowned creative think tank and mobility lab for the automotive industry, to develop advanced concepts for the mobility of tomorrow. The microSNAP concept car developed by Rinspeed illustrates the potential of innovative foam technology for automotive interiors as well as acoustic and thermal insulation.

Recommissioning of SABIC’s PPE operations at Bergen Op Zoom creates local employment opportunities

SABIC’s PPE plant in Bergen op Zoom is actively recruiting 59 skilled operators, process and service engineers, shift leaders and analysts as it resumes PPE resin production at the site. SABIC hopes to fill the roles by mid-2019, and a recruiting website has been launched to facilitate the hiring and application process: http://www.sabic-bergenopzoom.nl/nl/carriere/sabic-en-onderwijs.Last year, in response to customer needs, SABIC announced plans to recommission operations at its Bergen op Zoom PPE resin plant in the Netherlands with a phased ramp-up in production across 2020 to produce polyphenylene ether (PPE), the base resin for its line of NORYL resins and oligomers. Increased customer demand for NORYL resin – used in a vast range of industries such as water management, automotive, solar, industrial and electrical – prompted the capacity expansion plans.

SABIC and customers launch certified circular polymers from mixed plastic waste 

SABIC Chairman, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Jarbou, and Vice Chairman & CEO Yousef Al-Benyan, with representatives from customers Unilever and Vinventions, and supplier PLASTIC ENERGY at last night’s event to announce the launch of SABIC’s certified circular polymers.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has announced together with its customers Unilever, Vinventions and Walki Group, the launch of certified circular polymers to be manufactured by SABIC and planned to be used by its customers for packaging solutions for a variety of consumer products that will be introduced into the market in 2019.

An affiliate of Sun European Partners, LLP completes the sale of its investment in ELIX Polymers to Sinochem International

ELIX Polymers Logo. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR045)Sun European Partners, LLP today announces that one of its affiliates has completed the sale of its investment in ELIX Polymers, a leading manufacturer of ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene) resins and derivatives in Europe, to Sinochem International (Overseas) Pte. Ltd. for an enterprise value of €195 million.

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