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Milliken Chemical: Thermoforming PP

Polychim and Milliken take homopolymer PP performance for packaging applications to a new level.
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Milliken Chemical: Additive for extrusion blow molding

Millad NX 8000 series agents from Milliken set a new benchmark for clarification of PP, providing optical quality comparable to “glass clear” polymers, and enabling processors to substantially reduce total system cost through lower processing temperatures and shorter cycles.
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Milliken Chemical: Milliken Chemical: Improved aesthetics for polymers

Because Pinnacle Polymers LLC has upgraded to Millad® NX8000 technology from Milliken Chemical, its 2  new PP3™ random copolymer grade products have a brighter and cleaner look,
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Milliken Chemical: Milliken Chemical: Metallocene PP resin for thermoforming

Lumicene® M3382MZ polypropylene is a metallocene PP resin from Total Petrochemicals, clarified with Milliken Chemical’s Millad® NX8000 technology, that produces thermoformed deli containers, drinking cups, lids, domes and food service trays, with clarity, gloss and side wall stiffness.
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Milliken Chemical: Eco-responsible polypropylene (PP) additives

Milliken’s Hyperform® HPN-68L hyper-nucleating agent enhances process stability and part quality to simplify PP recycling while Millad® clarifying additives enable PP to be substituted for clear materials such as PET, PVC, PC, PS, SAN, acrylic and glass.
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Milliken Chemical: PP clarifier

Milliken Chemical has unveiled breakthrough clarity possibilities for PP with the launch of Millad® NX8000, which delivers previously unattainable levels of clarity and improves the ability to substitute clear PP for materials such as plastic and glass in packaging.
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Silgan Plastics Corporation: Silgan Plastics Corporation: PP Grip Bottle

New clarified PP concept bottles for the personal care market have been developed by Silgan Plastics in partnership with Milliken Chemical and Phillips Sumika.
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Milliken Chemical: Durable PP resin

Phillips Sumika has developed Marlex ALN-070, a new PP resin designed to meet the stringent impact resistance, durability, and stiffness requirements of returnable plastic packaging.
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Milliken Chemical: Clarified PP option

A development program recently completed by Milliken Chemical has identified clarified PP as a competitive option in blown film for flexible packaging operations.
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Milliken Chemical: Widened processing window

Recent developments by Milliken have made it possible to widen the processing window and im-prove the processing speeds of injection/stretch blow-molded PP, making it a cost-efficient alternative to PET.
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Milliken Chemical: Clear pill jar

Milliken Chemical and Rexam Pharma have cooperated to develop an OTC pill jar molded in clarified PP that provides glass-like clarity. Through the use of Milliken’s ClearTint® colorant technology, the bottle retains the required transparent coloring, as well as UV resistance according to necessary specs.
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Milliken Chemical: UV protection for PET

ClearShield 390, from Milliken Chemical, is a liquid polymer additive for PET that provides maximum protection against UV light without compromising clarity.
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Milliken Chemical: Antimicrobial rubber

Elastoguard® antimicrobial rubber from the Specialty Elastomers Business of Milliken Chemical & Co. is a new line of antimicrobial heat-cured rubber compounds that is said to help solve cleaning challenges in food, medical, and pharmaceutical packaging machinery.
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Atofina Petrochemicals Inc: Atofina Petrochemicals Inc: Clarified random copolymer

Atofina Petrochemicals (Houston, TX) has released its now Finacene® random polypropylene copolymer clarified with Millad 3988® from Milliken Chemical (Spartanburg, SC), which improves clarity and enhances stiffness and nucleation.
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Milliken Chemical: Liquid colorants

A line of liquid colorants and a UV absorber for PET have been introduced by Milliken Chemical (Spartanburg, SC). ClearTint™ colorants and Clearshield™ UV absorber are FDA-compliant and nonparticulate.
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Milliken Chemical: PP nucleating agent

Hyperform™ HNP-68 from Milliken Chemical (Spartanburg, SC) is a new class of PP nucleating agents capable of helping injection molders achieve better production speeds.
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Pechiney Plastic Packaging: Pechiney Plastic Packaging: Glass-like PP container

Developed by Pechiney Plastic (Chicago, IL), the Polyplus™ is a multilayer, coextruded PP container that incorporates EVOH to offer the appeal of glass or PET with the barrier properties of metal or glass.
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Pechiney Plastic Packaging: Pechiney Plastic Packaging: Pechiney Plastic Packaging: PP container

Pechiney Plastic (Chicago, IL) has developed Polyplus™, a 3 or 4 layer, coextrusion blow-molded PP container technology for food and juice products.