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ExxonMobil to unveil sustainable solutions at K 2019
Source：Plastics News Asia
Date Published：9/6/2019 06:09:15 AM
ExxonMobil launches new sustainable solutions with its leading brands, and introduces new PP color spectrum for automotive
ExxonMobil will demonstrate at its K2019 pavilion (FG10.1) how, by working together and utilizing combined expertise, customers across the value chain can create differentiated sustainable solutions for a range of applications including: packaging, automotive, consumer products, agriculture, building and construction, hygiene and personal care, and lubricants.
“ExxonMobil continues to innovate through our technology advancements, while working with customers to help them create sustainable solutions to meet value chain needs,” said David Hergenrether, ExxonMobil Chemical vice president, Polyethylene. “At K, visitors can discuss their challenges and innovation ideas with us to discover the benefits of working together to develop sustainable solutions.”
The key highlights of ExxonMobil’s presence at K2019 include a new full PE laminated packaging solutions, containing Exceed™ XP, Exceed™ and Enable™ performance PE polymers, which help overcome the recycling issues typically associated with conventional laminated structures. These new full PE laminated solutions can easily be recycled where programs and facilities to collect and recycle plastic films exists, while delivering the performance properties needed for high-quality packaging. Another highlight is the new technological advancements using recycled polyethylene (PE) in combination with performance PE polymers to produce a range of sustainable flexible film applications. Rethink Recycle with Vistamaxx™ performance polymers which allow low-cost recycled content utilization while targeting high-value applications will also be presented along with game-changing film technology that combines Exceed™ XP with ExxonMobil™ PP to deliver heavy-duty sack films with extreme performance and high-heat resistance. For the automotive sector, new developments in coloring Exxtral™ performance polyolefins used for vehicle interiors beyond the dark/black and neutral colors that are currently available. A new PP color spectrum is inspiring the creation of original design solutions for interior car parts, while maintaining the performance benefits.
“At a time of increasing demand worldwide, there is a need for both investment in new capacity and the development of solutions that use less resources,” said Bhaskar Venkatraman, ExxonMobil vice president, Polypropylene, Vistamaxx and Adhesion. “While ExxonMobil expects to grow chemicals manufacturing capacity globally by about 40 percent, we are also introducing several technology advancements at K which will help customers develop new solutions for recycling and sustainable
Additionally, many of ExxonMobil’s polymer and application advancements will be demonstrated through collaborations with leading machine manufacturers or presented in a series of TechTalks at the pavilion. At machine manufacturer booths, visitors will be able to see packaging films, automotive parts and consumer goods being produced using polymers from ExxonMobil and can discuss these applications with industry experts.