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2014-09-08 12:21:48

DUBLIN, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Polyethylene Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Polyethylene, also known as polythene, is the most commonly used plastic. It is chemically synthesized from ethylene. Polyethylene is used in various products, such as packaging products, pond liners, pipes, molds, wires, cables, general purpose tubes, drums, carrier bags, and...

2014-09-01 16:21:04

DALLAS, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global polyethylene industry is forecast to grow at 3.71% CAGR whereas the polypropylene market is set to grow at 8.85% CAGR for the period 2013-2018. Global Polypropylene Market 2014-2018 [http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/296525-global-polypropylene-market-2014-2018.html ] is a 113 pages research report while Global Polyethylene Market 2014-2018...

2014-08-18 23:05:15

According to new report from BCC Research,the global market for plastic rigid food packaging is expected to increase to 37.2 billion pounds by 2019, which corresponds to a 3.7% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2014 to 2019. Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) will retain its dominance over the next five years with a CAGR of 4.1%. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, RIGID FOOD PACKAGING, the global market for...

2014-08-17 23:01:03

The report provides a comprehensive review of the key market drivers, challenges, and issues. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-1-octene-4314287427.html (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 1-Octene is a colorless, flammable liquid with a pleasant, sweet odor. 1-Octene is used as an intermediate (monomer) to manufacture polyethylene resins. 1-Octene is used as an industrial intermediate, primarily to produce polyethylene resins. Small amounts of 1-octene may be used to synthesize...

2014-08-16 23:01:36

The North America 1-Hexene Market report estimates the size of the 1-Hexene market in terms of volume and value. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-1-hexene-4200226560.html. (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 1-Hexene is an organic compound with the formula C6H12. 1-Hexene is a colorless liquid. It is classified as a high olefin and is one of the industrially significant linear alpha olefins. C6 is mainly used as co-monomer of HAO-LLDPE and HDPE (high-density polyethylene). It...

2014-08-16 23:00:13

Researchmoz.us announces addition of new report, "China Polyether Monomer (MPEG/APEG/TPEG) Industry Report, 2014-2017," to its database. Albany, NY (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Polyether monomer in the Chinese market mainly refers to methoxy polyethylene glycol (MPEG), allyloxy polyethylene glycol (APEG), and tresylated polyethylene glycol (TPEG). With the improvement of R&D capabilities and the progress of production technology, polyether monomers have been widely used in...

2014-08-07 12:20:35

SAO PAULO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Braskem S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK) announces today its results for 2Q14. HIGHLIGHTS: The average cracker utilization rate stood at 84%, decreasing 1 p.p. from 1Q14, due to the scheduled maintenance shutdown in one of the lines at the Triunfo site and by the lower feedstock supply to the Rio de Janeiro complex. -- Braskem's sales followed the market slowdown and reached 879 kton. Compared to...

2014-08-05 08:24:16

- Record quarterly income from operations of $266.8 million, increasing 13% from second quarter 2013. HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the second quarter of 2014 was $169.4 million, or $1.26 per diluted share, on net sales of $998.6 million. This represents an increase in net income of $23.6 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, compared to the quarter ended June 30, 2013 net income of $145.8 million,...

2014-07-31 23:11:52

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Global Alpha Olefin Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/alpha-olefin-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Alpha olefins are organic compounds comprising of alkenes or olefins, which are commonly manufactured by the oligomerization of ethylene. These compounds offer...

2014-07-27 23:01:08

The North America 1-butene market report covers the various applications such as LLDPE, HDPE, HDPE, detergent alcohols, synthetic lubricants, plasticizers, oil field Chemical & fine Chemicals- http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-1-butene-7327143156.html (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 1-Butene is a colorless, combustible gas with a characteristic odor. It has good solvent properties. 1–Butene can be manufactured either through the separation from crude C4 refinery streams...


Latest Polyethylene Reference Libraries

Plasticulture
2013-04-01 12:21:33

The term plasticulture is in reference to the practice of utilizing plastic materials in agricultural applications. The plastic materials themselves are frequently and broadly referred to as “ag plastics.” Plasticulture ag plastics can include soil fumigation film, nursery pots and silage bags, irrigation drip tape or tubing, but the term is most frequently used to describe all kinds of plastic plant and soil coverings. Such coverings range from plastic mulch film, high and low...

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