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Sabic has provided PP for Bormioli Rocco's medicine dosage cups. (Photo courtesy of Bormioli Rocco)
Sabic has provided PP for Bormioli Rocco's medicine dosage cups. (Photo courtesy of Bormioli Rocco)

Sabic has announced the use of its new polypropylene medical grade Sabic PP PCGR40 in a ultra clear PP liquid medicine dosage delivery system launched by pharmaceutical packaging company Bormioli Rocco. Sabic states that the new plastic will be mainly used by Bormioli Rocco to produce dosing cups that are more transparent and stronger than previous versions. ...(more)
German chemicals giant Bayer could reveal today plans to sell off its MaterialScience (BMS) plastics division, according to reports. Speculation surrounding the future of BMS, which accounted for 28% of Bayer’s 2013 sales and 9% of the group’s pre-tax earnings last year, has been rife for several months. ... (more)

Increased packaging demand is leading materials giant DuPont to spend more than $100m (€77m) to increase capacity for ethylene copolymers at its plant in Orange, Texas, in the US. ... (more)

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