Total and Nissei ASB access new markets for polyolefins using one-stage ISBM technology

Bottles processed with Total Lumicene® Polypropylene, a resin specifically designed for the ISBM system. (Photos: Paul Coerten/Total, PR019)Brussels, February 15, 2016 - Nissei ASB, the world’s leading manufacturer of one-stage stretch blow molding equipment, relies on Total’s expertise in polymer raw materials to break into new markets in the packaging industry by expertly processing polypropylene into a PET-designed ISBM machine. Bottles for sports drinks, pharmaceuticals, food and baby nourishment are the projected market targets for this winning combination of ISBM technology and polyolefins.

Outperforming PP jars for long-term food storage applications

Outperforming PP jars for long-term food storage applications. 
(Photos: Total, PR017)Total and RPC Promens Consumer Corby have launched a new multilayer PP/EVOH/PP jar using ISBM (Injection Stretch Blow Moulding) technology that offers even greater transparency and gloss for high barrier food applications.

Total Reaffirms its Petrochemicals Business Commitment to the Responsible Care® Initiative, Promoted by the Global Chemical Industry

Total Reaffirms its Petrochemicals Business Commitment to the Responsible Care® Initiative, Promoted by the Global Chemical Industry. 
(Photo: Total, PR016)With the signature of the new Responsible Care® Global Charter for its petrochemical activities worldwide, Total has reaffirmed its support for the international initiative, which it first adhered to in 2006.

Innovative electrically conductive compounds by Total: outstanding performance for electrostatic discharge (ESD) applications

Innovative electrically conductive compounds by Total: outstanding performance for electrostatic discharge (ESD) applications. 
(Photos: Total, PR015)Total innovates in specialty compounds and announces the commercialization of a new electrostatic discharge (ESD) product range. This new technology offers solutions to avoid damages associated with static electricity and hence enhances ESD, a key issue that concerns all aspects of electronics manufacturing.

INCOPLAS, ICEFOR and TOTAL launch at UNES stores first commercialization of bi-oriented HDPE bottles made with ISBM technology

1L bi-oriented bottles, manufactured by Incoplas Italia in HDPE produced by Total and filled/packed by I.C.E. FOR. 
(Photos: Total, PR013)The first product packed with 1L bi-oriented bottles, manufactured by Incoplas Italia in HDPE produced by Total and filled/packed by I.C.E. FOR, are now available on mass market shelves at Italian UNES stores.

Total sets a new standard in multilayer composite pipe productivity with XSene XRT 70 HDPE

Total sets a new standard in multilayer composite pipe productivity with XSene XRT 70 HDPE. 
(Photo: battenfeld-cincinnati, PR012)The latest high density polyethylene pressure pipe grade from Total combines excellent processability with elevated temperature performance and long-term stability to raise processing performance to a level never seen before. XSene XRT70 incorporates the best of Total's expertise in materials for gas and water pressure pipe, accumulated over more than 30 years serving the gas and water pressure pipes industry.

Total adds 1.2 mm diameter flame retardant expandable polystyrene beads to its Excell-R® range

Example of Excell-R® insulation panels. 
(Photo: Total, PR011)Following the success of Excell-R® on the insulation market, Total has added a new flame retardant grade to its expandable polystyrene range: XLR 4559 SE with an average diameter of 1.2 mm.

Total completes its non-phthalate catalyzed polypropylene product range

Leading company in petrochemicals, Total has reached a new milestone in its innovation path for polypropylene (PP), and is now able to offer a complete range of polymers using non-phthalate catalysts.

Fastest system in the world producing caps with tamper-evident band achieved at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag using Total HDPE resin

Fastest system in the world producing caps with tamper-evident band achieved at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag using Total HDPE resin. 
(Photos: Total, PR009)With 190,000 caps per hour and 1.5 billion per year, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag together with its partners, Total and Plastisud, has set a new world record in the production of HDPE caps with tamper-evident band without post-moulding operations.

Axens, Total and IFPEN launch Atol™, an Innovative Technology for Bio-Ethylene Production Through Dehydration of Bio-Ethanol

Atol™ is a technology for the most profitable production of polymer grade bio-ethylene by dehydration of 1G and 2G-renewable ethanol. The bio-ethylene produced can be integrated in existing downstream polymerization installations such as polyethylene (PE), polystyrene (PS), polyethyleneteraphthalate (PET), polyvinylchloride (PVC) and acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) without need for modifications.

Latest Innovations in Two-Step HDPE ISBM Technology

Latest Innovations in Two-Step HDPE ISBM Technology.
(Photos: Total, PR007)Blending their unique expertise and industry-leading technologies, Total, Husky and Sidel teamed up to deliver a new cost-efficient solution for the packaging market. Their two-step HDPE ISBM technology combines the advantages of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) resin and Injection Stretch Blow Molding (ISBM) technology. As an innovative alternative to both Extrusion Blow Molded (EBM) HDPE and ISBM PET, it offers specific plus points that reduce material and conversion costs.

Total's HDPE is Plastikpack's material of choice for the new Uniloy Blow Molding Machine

Total HDPE 51090 has once again demonstrated its quality and versatility: it has been selected by Plastikpack as the material of choice for its latest all-electric blow molding machine - developed by Uniloy Milacron - to produce specially designed 10-liter stackable UN-approved jerry cans.

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