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ExxonMobil Chemical Co
13501 Katy Freeway
TX 77079-1398
[t] +1 281 870 6000
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ExxonMobil Chemical Co is one of the largest petrochemical companies in the world. It is an integrated manufacturer and global marketer of olefins, aromatics, fluids, synthetic rubber, polyethylene, polypropylene, oriented polypropylene packaging films, plasticizers, synthetic lubricant basestocks, additives for fuels and lubricants, zeolite catalysts and other petrochemical products.
ExxonMobil Chemical awards FEED contracts, continues to progress study for second steam-cracking complex at Singapore
12 January, 2007
ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd announced today that it has awarded front-end engineering design contracts for the derivative units associated with a possible second world-scale steam-cracking complex that would be located at its existing Singapore refining and chemical site.
ExxonMobil Chemical new film label innovation
11 January, 2007
ExxonMobil Chemical's newest oriented polypropylene films and labelling technology for pressure sensitive adhesive, wrap-around, patch, cut and stack, shrink and in-mold labelling applications will be on display (Stand 5603). In particular, the company is developing new PSA and wet-glue patch films aimed at the fast growing milk, beer, wine and spirits sectors.
New design guide for ExxonMobil Chemical's Santoprene(TM) Thermoplastic Vulcanizate
10 January, 2007
ExxonMobil Chemical has produced a new technical document to help customers design products with Santoprene(TM) thermoplastic vulcanizates.
ExxonMobil Chemical announces compounding investment in Baton Rouge
09 January, 2007
ExxonMobil Chemical today announced that the company will build a new facility at its Baton Rouge, Louisiana, complex to produce specialty compounded products. The investment is part of the company's global compounding strategy and commitment to provide engineered thermoplastic materials to the automotive and consumer products industries.
ExxonMobil Chemical & Yokohama Rubber Co achieve test qualification for jointly developed advanced tire inner liner
08 January, 2007
A milestone in the development of improved tire inner liners was announced today by ExxonMobil Chemical Company and The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. following tests to qualify their jointly developed technology for use in passenger vehicle tires in harsh winter conditions.
ExxonMobil introduces innovative aromatics treatment technology
07 January, 2007
ExxonMobil Chemical Technology Licensing LLC today announced the commercialization of its new Olgone technology for more effective and environmentally sound removal of olefins from aromatics streams. Olgone is a catalyst-driven technology that provides aromatics plant operators with an alternative to the clay treaters currently used to reduce olefin content. Olgone is more effective than clay treaters in removing olefinic materials that can interfere with downstream equipment, adsorbents, sieves and catalysts.
ExxonMobil Chemical affiliate in Japan presents capabilities at specialty battery exposition
06 January, 2007
TCC is committed to LIB separator technology development and production process improvements. It has more than 20 years of research and development in LIB separators and has supplied its proprietary separators for the world's first commercial rechargeable LIB. TCC has collaborated with ExxonMobil Chemical, one of the global polyolefins technology leaders, to develop a new generation of advanced performance LIB separators for HEV.
ExxonMobil Chemical announces Halobutyl expansion at Baytown, Texas
05 January, 2007
ExxonMobil Chemical announced a major expansion of halobutyl manufacturing at its plant in Baytown, Texas. The U.S. facility will increase capacity to produce Exxon Bromobutyl rubber by 60 percent by modifying existing equipment and adding new equipment. The expansion is part of the company's commitment to satisfy strong demand and high growth in the global halobutyl rubber market and tire industry. Construction completion is anticipated during the second quarter of 2008.
Exceed 1012 mVLDPE and Nexxstar resin formulations for the Indian market
30 July, 2006
ExxonMobil Chemical will present two new high performance packaging solutions, Exceed 1012 mVLDPE and Nexxstar resin formulations for collation shrink and stretch hood films.
New vertical injection molding machine
29 July, 2006
Technical support at ExxonMobil Chemical
New Santoprene TPE grades offer strong bonding to ETPs
28 July, 2006
ExxonMobil Chemical has developed new Santoprene thermoplastic elastomer grades which bond successfully to engineered thermoplastics in overmolding applications. New Santoprene TPE bonding grades eliminate the need for adhesives, bonding agents and physical or mechanical interlocks.
ExxonMobil affiliate in Japan expands to serve specialty battery markets
27 July, 2006
ExxonMobil's affiliate in Japan, Tonen Chemical Corporation, announced today that microporous film production capacity has been increased by more than 50 percent at the Nasu Plant to satisfy strong demand and high growth in the lithium ion battery separator market.
ExxonMobil Polyolefins plant sets record in industry safety
26 July, 2006
The ExxonMobil Polyolefins Plant in Baton Rouge has set a new record in industry safety. For four years straight, the plant has earned the Distinguished Safety Award from the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association, a feat no other company has accomplished.
ExxonMobil Chemical introduces new line of compounded polyolefins for automotive industry
25 July, 2006
ExxonMobil Chemical today introduced a line of compounded polypropylene for the automotive industry. ExxonMobil Performance Polyolefins are available from ExxonMobil Chemical facilities in North America, Europe and Asia.
Exxtral(TM) BMU133 polypropylene chosen for Renault Espace bumper
24 July, 2006
Renault has selected ExxonMobil Exxtral(TM) BMU133 polypropylene for the bumper fascia on its new Espace multipurpose vehicle, highlighting ExxonMobil Chemical's debut in this application segment and the appeal of its latest generation of specialty polypropylenes.
ExxonMobil Chemical launches PacVantage
07 April, 2006
ExxonMobil Chemical today launched its new PacVantage
ExxonMobil Chemical to announce advanced PAO
06 April, 2006
ExxonMobil Chemical will showcase its new SpectraSyn Plus product at the Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, May 15-19, in Las Vegas, Nev. These new high-performance polyalphaolefins offer a unique combination of low volatility and low-temperature fluidity. The company is the world's leading supplier and marketer of synthetic lubricant basestocks.
New Vistamaxx grades for spunbond processing deliver enhanced elasticity introduced to China
05 April, 2006
ExxonMobil Chemical today has announced at Chinaplas 2005 the addition of two new grades to its family of Vistamaxx specialty elastomers, both specifically designed to bring greater elasticity to the spunbond processing of nonwoven fabrics.
ExxonMobil Chemical to present SFT315 polypropylene
04 April, 2006
Nonwovens produced using ExxonMobil SFT315 polypropylene offer cotton-like softness, excellent drapability and good abrasion resistance, all without affecting resistance to liquids. SFT315 polypropylene is ideal for use in medical gowns, surgical drapes, diapers, adult incontinence products and a host of other nonwoven products.
ExxonMobil Chemical to expand EXXPRO
03 April, 2006
ExxonMobil Chemical has announced today that it is doubling its production capability for its proprietary Exxpro
02 April, 2006
ExxonMobil Chemical will present two new high performance packaging solutions, Exceed
ExxonMobil announces LDPE licensing agreement in Thailand
01 April, 2006
ExxonMobil Chemical Technology Licensing LLC announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with Thailand's PTT Chemical Public Company Limited, for production of low-density polyethylene and ethylene vinyl acetate in a 100 KTA autoclave system. PTTChem, an affiliate of PTT Group and the largest producer of ethylene and propylene monomer in Thailand, also produces HDPE and supports their downstream petrochemical plants with a variety of utilities and logistics facilities.
TPV meets design and performance requirements for unique grip
20 March, 2006
Lifelong gardener and successful software entrepreneur Bruce Baker wanted to develop an innovative range of hand-held garden tools that would be more comfortable to use than anything on the market. He envisioned tools that would be comfortable to use even for gardeners who suffer from arthritis, tendonitis or carpal tunnel syndrome and that would help prevent stress injuries.
Certification demonstrates ongoing commitment of the santoprene specialty products group
20 February, 2006
Advanced Elastomer Systems, L.P., an affiliate of ExxonMobil Chemical, has achieved certification to the globally accepted automotive industry quality standard ISO/TS 16949:2002. The manufacturer of Santoprene
New Nexxstar resin formulated collation shrink packaging films offers clear advantages
21 April, 2005
Dazzling packaging performance, economic benefit and enhanced retail marketing opportunities can all be achieved using new NexxstarTM resin formulations designed expressly for collation shrink (sometimes referred to as bundling or multipack) packaging films. These coextruded resin formulations (or film structures) are the second in a series of advanced, custom designed NexxstarTM resin formulation packaging film solutions from ExxonMobil Chemical and can offer considerable benefits for both converters and brand owners.
ExxonMobil Chemical unveils very low temperature sealing coating
20 April, 2005
ExxonMobil Chemical is demonstrating its new very low temperature sealing coating technology at Interpack 2005 in Dusseldorf, Germany, April 21-25. Designed for optimum packaging-machine performance and high speeds, this new coating technology allows packaging on horizontal form fill and seal equipment at improved speeds and reduced costs.
ExxonMobil Chemical introduces new self-adhesive label film for improved printability
20 April, 2005
ExxonMobil today introduced Label-Lyte (TM)60LH537 coated white film facestock for self-adhesive labelling applications. The new film uses Rhiza proprietary coating technology to achieve performance improvement over other top-coated film face stocks, including Label-Lyte 60LH536.
New coater at Virton extends packaging possibilities
21 January, 2005
ExxonMobil Chemical announces the start-up of a new flexible film coating line in its Virton, Belgium, facility. The company's new coating facility will provide consistent coating quality, short-run capability for niche products and multi-substrate material functionality.
Two new metallization lines at Brindisi will ensure product quality and consistent supply
10 January, 2005
ExxonMobil Chemical announces today that it is installing two new metallization lines at its oriented polypropylene films plant in Brindisi, Italy. The investment in metallization by ExxonMobil reinforces the company's commitment to the OPP films business through the provision of an improved and steady supply of quality metallized films to the flexible packaging industry. The first line is set to start producing commercially in the first quarter of 2005, with the second line due to start up a few months later.
Long-term outlook positive for plasticizer and flexible vinyl business
17 December, 2004
The American plasticizer and flexible vinyl (or PVC-polyvinyl chloride) business segment continues to face ongoing economic and market challenges. However, the outlook for these products is sustainable in the long term. That is the key message participants heard at the inaugural ExxonMobil Chemical Plasticizer Symposium in November 2004.
New Santoprene Thermoplastic Elastomer grade suited for softer grip applications
20 November, 2004
Advanced Elastomer Systems, an affiliate of ExxonMobil Chemical Company, has developed Santoprene
ExxonMobil introduces labelling and flexible packaging OPP film products
08 November, 2004
ExxonMobil Chemical Co introduced new labelling and flexible packaging film products and technologies at Pack Expo 2004.
ExxonMobil Chemical introduces new labeling and flexible packaging OPP film products
08 November, 2004
The world's premier provider of specialty films for flexible packaging and labeling will highlight two new OPP films with ultrahigh barrier and enhanced sealant technology at booth (N 3351). In addition, ExxonMobil will showcase recent film developments for labeling technologies with critical growth in the use of synthetics including cold-glue and in-mold technologies.
ExxonMobil displays is wares at K 2004
20 October, 2004
At K 2004, which is being held in Duesseldorf, Germany, ExxonMobil Chemical will present a range of products and technologies under what it refers to as its ‘solutions-based approach’.
Advanced Elastomer Systems continues to invest in weather-seal systems technology
20 October, 2004
Having contributed substantially to the development of thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) over the past 20 years, Advanced Elastomer Systems (AES), an affiliate of ExxonMobil Chemical Co, is continuing to invest resources to meet a growing need for Santoprene TPVs in automotive weather-seals applications.
AES announces new TPVs for outdoor electrical applications
20 October, 2004
Advanced Elastomer Systems (AES), an affiliate of ExxonMobil Chemical Co, has introduced new Santoprene thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) for outdoor electrical applications.
Santoprene grade suited to softer grip applications
20 October, 2004
Advanced Elastomer Systems (AES), an affiliate of ExxonMobil Chemical Co, has developed Santoprene thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) grade X8211-25, suitable for many consumer product and packaging applications that require a softer grip, as well as resistance to repeated exposures to heat, oils, chemicals and other fluids.
HDPE grade possesses excellent stiffness and barrier properties
20 October, 2004
A new grade of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) has been introduced by ExxonMobil Chemical. Called HTA108 it is has excellent stiffness and barrier properties in coextrusion or polyethylene film blends.
Santoprene thermoplastic rubber achieve faster cycling times
20 October, 2004
Injection moulders can soon achieve significantly faster cycle times when processing Santoprene thermoplastic rubber that uses a new technology. The new technology can translate into considerable per-part cost savings and increased processing capacity for injection moulders.
Vistamaxx grades meet needs of processors of melt-blown nonwovens
20 October, 2004
ExxonMobil Chemical has introduced high melt-flow-rate (MFR) grades of Vistamaxx speciality elastomers that are designed to meet the needs of nonwovens converters using melt-blown technology.
Exxtral compounded polypropylene grades selected for car interiors
05 October, 2004
PSA Peugeot Citro
ExxonMobil Chemical acquires Basell's shares in CIPEN plant
01 October, 2004
ExxonMobil Chemical has announced the acquisition of Basell's 50% share in the Compagnie Industrielle des Poly
Gel specification for packaging films that process better, have improved optical, sealing & tear properties
11 May, 2004
ExxonMobil Chemical has commercialized, two low-gel grades of Exceed
ExxonMobil Chemical announces new cost-effective PE resin for wire and cable applications
08 March, 2004
ExxonMobil Chemical announces a new linear low density polyethylene resin, LL 4004EL, for low-voltage power cable insulations. Globally available, this resin provides the cable manufacturer with a balance of crosslinking speed and ease of processing for cost-competitive cable constructions.
Fruit bar marketer pears up with ExxonMobil Chemical to package unique new product
20 January, 2004
You might find this product in any number of exotic locations, from the camouflage rucksack of a young American marine, to a storage bin aboard the Space Shuttle or even the coat pocket of a mountain climber high atop the Himalayas. It's not a high-tech compass or a new, multi-purpose cell-phone; it's what Gorge Delights advertises as an all-natural fruit bar that uses ExxonMobil Chemical's BICOR
ExxonMobil Chemical introducing new wave of achieve Metallocene Polypropylenes
19 January, 2004
ExxonMobil Chemical Company is introducing a new wave of Achieve
Solution outperforms existing stretch hood, shrink hood and cardboard
16 December, 2003
ExxonMobil Chemical has developed an advanced, custom-designed, co-extrusion packaging solution, Nexxstar
ExxonMobil Chemical introduces improved Xylene Isomerization technology
04 November, 2003
ExxonMobil Chemical Company announced today that an improved version of its latest technology for xylene isomerization, called XyMax(SM)-2, is now available for licensing. This latest generation of technology significantly expands operating flexibility by offering a broader temperature and pressure window and improved turndown capability. XyMax-2 utilizes a highly shape-selective, proprietary zeolite catalyst, which provides exceptional yield performance over a wide range of operating conditions.
New brandshHighlight synthetics products for lubricant formulators
22 September, 2003
SpectraSyn(TM) is the new name for both low- and high-viscosity ExxonMobil Chemical PAO products. These synthetic basestocks offer performance advantages over mineral oils, including better low-temperature properties, low volatility, and improved thermal and oxidative stability. SpectraSyn low-viscosity products feature lower Total Acid Numbers and lower Bromine Numbers than previous products marketed under the ExxonMobil SHF name.
ExxonMobil Chemical introduces Vistamaxx specialty elastomers for next-generation solutions
24 June, 2003
ExxonMobil Chemical today launched the new Vistamaxx family of specialty elastomers, a revolutionary new product platform that combines the company's strengths in catalyst technology, product design and process development to deliver new levels of performance across a broad range of customer applications.
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