• 13 March 2024

    11 March 1954: “Made polypropylene”

    11 March 1954 was a Thursday and Giulio Natta’s diary entry for that day read “Fatto il polipropilene” (Made polypropylene). That was indeed the day that saw the birth of polypropylene, which is therefore today celebrating its three score years and ten. A landmark birthday for a material that, from Italy...
  • 21 June 2023

    Monomaterial pouch containing over 95% polypropylene

    Borealis announced the development of a new monomaterial pouch containing over 95% PP and designed for recycling. Developed in collaboration with value chain partners, this more sustainable high barrier packaging format offers a range of benefits for the blown and cast film extrusion...
  • 07 June 2023

    Extrusion of PS/PP thermoforming sheets for electronics packaging

    Amut has recently completed the testing of a new PS and PP sheet co-extrusion line to be delivered to a leading European processor of thermoformed technical trays for the packaging of electronic components. With a nominal width of up to 1,200 mm and an operating width of up to 1,000 mm, the line can...