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2008-11-13 15:00:22

ExxonMobil Chemical's Vistamaxx(TM) specialty elastomers and resins targeted at flexible and rigid food packaging applications have received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Food Contact Notification process. These grades, used in compounding and films, are also compliant with the compositional requirements of the EU-Directive 2002/72/EC for use in contact with food. Based on ExxonMobil Chemical's proprietary Exxpol(TM) metallocene technology, Vistamaxx...

2008-10-20 09:00:23

ExxonMobil Chemical will demonstrate its leadership in films technology for flexible packaging and highlight solutions that deliver economic, performance and sustainability benefits at booth E7610 at Pack Expo 2008 in Chicago, IL from November 9-13, 2008. ExxonMobil Chemical will showcase its Metallyte(TM), Bicor(TM) and Oppalyte(TM) oriented polypropylene (OPP) films for packaging applications and Label-Lyte(TM) OPP films for the labeling markets. On display will be new Metallyte...

2008-10-13 09:00:37

ExxonMobil Chemical announced today that it has received a leading industry innovation award for its battery separator film technology. The technology, pioneered by a team of ExxonMobil scientists led by Dr. Pat Brant, won the 2008 ICIS Chemical Business award for Best Product Innovation because it can significantly improve the power, capacity, stability and safety margins of lithium-ion batteries. These enhanced performance characteristics can enable the use of these smaller and more...

2008-09-29 03:00:27

ExxonMobil Chemical's Exxtral(TM) performance polyolefins have been specified for four interior components of the new Citroen Berlingo and Peugeot Partner manufactured by PSA Peugeot Citroen Group. The components include the instrument panel, door panel, and upper and lower trim. PSA Peugeot Citroen Group is the first automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to specify ExxonMobil Chemical's Exxtral BMU141 polyolefin for use in instrument panels. Exxtral polyolefin was selected...

2008-08-04 12:01:11

ExxonMobil Chemical today announced that it has completed a major expansion to increase halobutyl manufacturing capacity at its plant in Baytown, Texas. The expansion is part of the company's commitment to help meet growing demand for halobutyl rubber. By adding equipment and modifying existing facilities, the Baytown plant has increased its capacity to produce EXXON(TM) Bromobutyl rubber (brominated butyl rubber) by 60 percent. "ExxonMobil Chemical continues to invest in halobutyl...

2008-07-23 18:00:41

ExxonMobil Chemical's Santoprene(TM) thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) 8291-85TL bonds directly to metal to simplify weatherseal fabrication. This grade is suitable for virtually any automotive weatherseal application where metal and TPV surfaces can be joined in a co-extrusion process. Santoprene TPV 8291-85TL is used as a tie layer between a TPV and the metal portions of a weatherseal. Because of a strong cohesive chemical bond with the metal, it eliminates solvent-based primer and...

2007-02-12 12:01:02

The Films Business of ExxonMobil Chemical (NYSE:XOM) today announced plans to significantly increase production of specialty oriented polypropylene (OPP) films in LaGrange, Georgia. The company will upgrade the LaGrange facility to increase its North American capacity for multi-layer white OPP films. The multimillion dollar investment will allow the company to satisfy the rapid growth in demand for specialty OPP films, such as OPPalyte™ white opaque film for candy cold-seal...

2006-11-08 18:00:57

ExxonMobil Chemical today announced a major expansion of halobutyl manufacturing at its plant in Baytown, Texas. The U.S. facility will increase capacity to produce Exxon™ Bromobutyl rubber by 60 percent by modifying existing equipment and adding new equipment. The expansion is part of the company's commitment to satisfy strong demand and high growth in the global halobutyl rubber market and tire industry. Construction completion is anticipated during the second quarter of 2008....


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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