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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)
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)

TRW Automotive Holdings, in a supply chain mega-deal that has been in the works since mid-July, said it has agreed to be acquired by German supplier ZF Friedrichshafen for $13.5bn (€10.4bn) in cash. The transaction, for $105.60 per share, will create the world's second-largest auto supplier with pro forma combined revenue of about €30bn and 138,000 employees TRW and ZF said. ... (more)

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