SABIC opens polypropylene (PP) pilot plant

28 September 2017

SABIC has inaugurated a new polypropylene (PP) pilot plant in Limburg and announced a new investment in a state-of-the-art PP extrusion facility. The new PP pilot plant will design next-generation PP materials and enable accelerated development and commercialization of highly innovative material solutions that meet the growing needs of various industries, including advanced packaging. It is already on-stream using gas-phase polymerization technology. The highly automated, cutting-edge PP extrusion line is expected to be in operation in the fourth quarter of 2017. It will answer customers’ needs for advanced materials in industries such as packaging (News Item Chemelot, 12 September 2017).
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