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

12 Apr 2016 10:03 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

7 Jan 2016 13:44 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

2 Nov 2015 14:25 Technology

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

22 Oct 2015 16:52 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

22 May 2015 00:00 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

2 Sep 2014 22:25 News

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

12 Aug 2014 14:27 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

30 Oct 2013 10:58 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

21 Oct 2013 10:16 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

18 Oct 2013 07:52 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

31 May 2013 08:00 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

29 May 2013 13:59 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

29 May 2013 11:44 News