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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.

Recycling: New Developments in Recycled Content Labels
Avery Dennison and Sabic are working on a recycled polypropylene (rPP) label; UPM Raflatac announces new recycled content film labels.

Materials: Innovative PC Copolymers for Medical Equipment Housings and More
SABIC’s LNP Elcres CRX PC copolymers resist stress cracking in devices exposed to aggressive healthcare disinfectants and look promising for consumer electronics, mass transportation and industrial applications.

'Circular Economy' Dominates Discussion of Resins, Additives at K 2019
New product launches from materials suppliers at the giant show shine light on sustainability. 

Enhanced Medical/Healthcare Materials to Debut at MD&M West
Polyplastics’ new POM series for drug contact/delivery applications and SABIC’s new PC copolymer family for medical devices and equipment housings among highlighted materials.

Strand Pelletizing: Follow These Steps to Determine Your Water Bath Length
Use heat-transfer equations as a shortcut to get you in the ballpark of how long your pelletizing water bath should be.

All-PE structures have already gained a lead in both food and non-food applications.

Recyclable All-PE Pouches: Sustainable Opportunity for Film Extruders
Sustainability and the Circular Economy are both a challenge and an opportunity to flexible packaging producers. Recyclable pouches based on all-PE multilayer structures, utilizing new resins and perhaps techniques like MDO or biaxial orientation, appear to be major contenders against glass, metal, and multi-material film structures.

What Is the Circular Economy?
In this video from K 2019, hear NOVA Chemicals, TOMRA, Covestro, Rapid Granulator and SABIC each discuss plastics’ role in the circular economy. 

K 2019 entrance

K 2019 Video: Innovations in Recycling Machinery and Materials
From the K 2019 show floor, hear from Bengt Rimark of Rapid Granulator and Bob Maughan of SABIC as they talk about new recycling technology and developments.

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K 2019 Slideshow: New Resins, New Applications in Materials
Ascend, Borealis, Borouge, Braskem, Dow, ExxonMobil, Nova, SABIC, and Solvay came to Düsseldorf with new applications, including pouches, shrink film, cable ties, flip tops, all-plastic bikes, as well as new materials.

SABIC Expert Presents the Latest on High-Performance Optical Compounds for LiDAR Automotive components
 Ultem PEI 1010 and Lexan CXT PC copolymers offer solutions for LiDAR optical sensors for mobility.

SABIC Pro Present the Latest on High-Performance Optical Compounds for LiDAR Automotive Components
Ultem PEI, LNP Konduit thermall conductive and LNP Statkon electrically conductive compounds offer solutions to design, manufacture and performance challenges of LiDAR optical sensors for mobility.

SABIC will encourage sustainability with?bio-renewable and recycled feedstocks and designing lightweight packaging.

K 2019 Preview: Resins & Additives for Sustainability in Cars, Electronics & Packaging
Material suppliers are committed to the ‘Circular Economy,’ as evidenced by their adoption of new technologies, product introductions and collaborations.

Product Categories of SABIC

ASA Copolymers and Alloys
Polycarbonate/ABS Alloys
Polycarbonate/Polyester Alloy
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PBT Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PET Type
Polyimide (Thermoplastic)
Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS)
Polyphthalamide (PPA)
Polypropylene (including Copolymers)
PPE/Nylon Alloys
PPE/PP Alloys
PPE/PS Alloys
Stock Shapes--Film
Stock Shapes--Sheet

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