SIBUR opened a polymer product development center

SIBUR, the largest petrochemical holding company in Russia and Eastern Europe, opened the PolyLab research center based on Skolkovo, specializing in the development and testing of polymer products, the company’s press service reported. Thus, according to the report, the task of the PolyLab center is to expand the possibility of efficiently using polymers both in […]

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LG Chem is preparing to launch a new brand of metallocene pipe polyethylene

Korean petrochemical concern LG Chem has developed a new metallocene grade of polyethylene PEX-a, designed for RAM-extrusion of pipes made of cross-linked polyethylene, according to the official Russian distributor website Ecoplastics. It is assumed that in 2020 the new brand mXLPE Lucene SL188 will completely replace the previous peroxidation XLPE produced by Korean company – […]

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RULES OF WORK WITH BIG-BAGS

All the advantages of soft containers can be used provided that the container is properly selected for the type of cargo and the rules of handling are observed. The use of soft containers makes it possible to reduce overall labor costs, but subject to availability at the enterprise: • devices for loading (unloading) containers, • […]

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PP prices to China rose amid low stocks

Low stocks of polypropylene (PP) in China prompted Chinese suppliers to increase their price offers in the local market, ICIS reports, citing market participants. On May 22, Chinese manufacturer Sinopec increased the supply of major brands of PP homopolymer and PP copolymers at CNY100-150 per ton (USD14-22 per ton) to support the local market, a […]

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