MRC -- LyondellBasell and MSI Technology LLC announced on 30 Jan 2024 they have entered into an agreement for MSI Technology to serve the LyondellBasell Polybutene-1 (PB-1) resin line into consumer packaging applications for North America, said the company.
MSI Technology is also the sales representative for the LyondellBasell Plexar product line. The expansion of the relationship is a strategic fit relative to the markets MSI Technology serves on 30 Jan 2024. MSI Technology will use its technical sales approach combined with its current speciality product portfolio to enhance offerings to customers in consumer packaging.
LyondellBasell PB-1 resins are commonly used in consumer packaging applications for easy-open packaging and film modification for seal initiation temperature providing: Broad seal-peel temperature range; Consistent and reproducible peel performance; Adjustable peel force to end-use requirements; Similar initiation and propagation peel force; "Whitening" with "Smooth & Clean" peel surface; Good seal integrity; Easy processability; Usable in blown film, cast film, extrusion coating and sheet extrusion The PB-1 resin line is part of MSI Technology's product offerings. The company also provides clients with access to dedicated sales and technical service specialists who provide guidance on technical resin selection to meet customer requirements.
We remind, Bora LyondellBasell Petrochemical, a collaborative venture between the privately owned Liaoning Bora Enterprise and the global petrochemical leader LyondellBasell (LBI), successfully recommenced the production of low-density polyethylene (HDPE), linear polyethylene (LDL), and polypropylene (PP) at its Panjin facility in China on January 5. This resurgence follows a scheduled shutdown for preventive maintenance that commenced on December 27 of the previous year. The production facility, boasting an annual capacity of 350 thousand tons of HDPE, 450 thousand tons of LDL, and 200 thousand tons of PP, has played a pivotal role in the regional petrochemical landscape.