Silefin is the connection between silicone and polyolefin, says Raumedic more

Apr 12, 2016 10:03 AM News

Emerging technologies and materials that provide improvements for medical device manufacturer are crucial in medtech. These five things are the ones to look out for in the medical plastics sector of 2016 more

Jan 7, 2016 1:44 PM Opinion

Researchers at Raumedic have succeeded in combining polyolefins as non-polar thermoplastics with a silicone elastomer to form an adhesive bond called Silefin more

Nov 2, 2015 2:25 PM Technology

James Stern, Borealis Healthcare, looks at broadening horizons for the healthcare industry through use of polyolefins more

Oct 22, 2015 4:52 PM Opinion

The next AMI international conference on Polyolefin Additives and compounding 2015, which will be taking place from 20-22 October 2015 at the Maritim Hotel, in Cologne, Germany. more

May 22, 2015 12:00 AM News

Two becomes one: Borealis, provider of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, has completed the acquisition of DuPont Holding Netherland shares of Speciality Polymers Antwerp. more

Sep 2, 2014 10:25 PM News

Film news: Medical applications for polyolefin films by Sunil Inamdar, Polyzen director of technology more

Aug 12, 2014 2:27 PM Technology

MELITEK, the Danish medical polymer compound specialist, is proud to announce a new expansion of its plant including a new, efficient production line. The company expects start up in September 2014 with an additional capacity of 8,000 tons. more

Oct 30, 2013 10:58 AM News

Borouge, the joint venture between Austrian polyolefin maker Borealis and the Abu Dhabi state oil company ADNOC, is demonstrating its differentiated range of polyolefins products and competitive edge technologies at the K 2013. more

Oct 21, 2013 10:16 AM News

Dow has launched what it describes as a "game changing" PP-based olefin block copolymer, INTUNE, pitched as a "tunable" PVC alternative, among other things. Also Health+ medical grades have advanced in Latin America. more

Oct 18, 2013 7:52 AM Technology

Saudi Specialty Chemicals Company (Specialty Chem) in Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Source: Sabic.

Sabic have announced the opening of its first compounding facility for engineering resins in Saudi as well as a new polypropylene compounding plant, both in Jubail. The investment will help customers in the Middle East, Africa, India and Turkey. more

May 31, 2013 8:00 AM News

Sam Anson, editor

Source: Julian Brown.

Sam Anson explains that polyolefin and oil and gas production operations make a happy marriage, citing why this is especially important to the national oil companies of the Middle East's oil producing economies. more

May 29, 2013 1:59 PM Opinion

Musab al Mahruqi

Source: Society of Plastics Engineers.

Orpic, a subsidiary of Oman's national oil company, has chosen the SPE's first ever Middle Eastern technical conference to announce that a US$3.6 bn investment in an integrated olefins plant has the go ahead. more

May 29, 2013 11:44 AM News

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