26 July 2012 10:37 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) will pioneer production of metallocene linear low density polyethylene (mLLDPE) in ?xml:namespace>
Its 140,000 tonne/year high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant in Nagothane is currently being converted into a swing plant, to allow the unit to produce mLLDPE, the source said.
“The plant will have the capability to swing between C6-mLLDPE and HDPE, but depending on the market condition, we hope to run full on mLLDPE,” the source said.
mLLDPE resins are suited for high-performance film applications such as food and medical packaging, shrink wrap, heavy duty sacks, retail bags and sacks, agriculture film and other non-packaging applications.
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