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Croatian oil and gas company INA has put into trial operation a new propane propylene splitter facility worth HRK 500 million (USD 81 million / EUR 72 million) that aims to boost its competitiveness by expanding product portfolio, it said.

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Fröbel together with its partner company Ako has developed a face mask. The parts for the mask are produced at the Fröbel facility using injection moulding technology from Wittmann Battenfeld and a TPE supplied by TPE compounder Allod.

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PolyOne has announced that select OnFlex TPEs are now being manufactured in North America, expanding production capabilities beyond facilities in Europe and Asia. Commercially available worldwide for over four years, the added production for OnFlex LO and OnFlex AF grades offers improved lead times for automotive OEMs and moulders in North America.

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Hyundai Engineering Co., a plant engineering affiliate of Hyundai Motor Group, said Monday (1 June 2020) it has signed a deal with three business partners to invest a combined USD 733.3 million in a polypropylene plant in Poland.

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Actega DS recommends the Provamed 3150, 3160 and 3170 TL TPE compounds for the manufacture of valves and the surrounding sealing lips of FFP masks. The translucent TPE compounds are distinguished by their particular compatibility with skin, good sealing properties, and flexibility accompanied by their media resistance. In the manufacture of masks, often in a dual-component process, a particular adhesion is required on the part of the hard component – often made of PP – with the resilient component made of TPE. The highly-adhesive TPE produced by Actega DS can guarantee such bonding.

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Technology company Continental is equipping the wind turbines made by Chinese manufacturer Xinjiang Goldwind Science and Technology with drive belts.

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Kraton has launched G1646 polymer that is said to enable improved flow for higher manufacturing efficiency. The polymer is a hydrogenated styrenic block copolymer (HSBC) and is part of the company’s Enhanced Rubber Segment (ERS) series portfolio, which is softer and shows higher melt flow properties than conventional Kraton G polymers. The product has very good compatibility with polypropylene, and is produced as a dense pellet in the company’s HSBC manufacturing site in Mailiao, Taiwan.

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Today (Tuesday, 9 June 2020) marks an important milestone in the construction of Borealis’ world-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant in Kallo, Belgium: the propylene splitter, one of the largest appliances ever delivered to the port of Antwerp in one piece by ship, was successfully transported from the quay to the Borealis site in Kallo. The propylene splitter is a distillation column, needed to split propane from propylene, as produced by the new PDH plant.

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Read in our June issue what thermoplastic elastomers can do to improve people’s everyday life in these difficult times.  We dedicate a ten-page special to TPEs supporting the fight against COVID-19.

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Specialty polymers producer Kraton Corporation has joined Together for Sustainability, a chemical industry initiative for sustainable supply chains, in May 2020.

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