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Grace and Dow Developing PP Catalyst

10:27 AM MDT | March 29, 2012 | Rebecca Coons

W. R. Grace & Co. says it has entered into an agreement with Dow Chemical to develop new catalysts for polypropylene production. The catalysts, which use one of Dow’s non-phthalate internal donor technologies and Grace proprietary catalyst expertise, will be sold by Grace under the HYAMPP brand. The catalysts enable producers to make resins that improve the performance of plastics, including better clarity, stiffness and impact strength, providing a pathway to new applications requiring more demanding properties that cannot be met by current generation...

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