K 2019: Press Kit

Advancing a Circular Plastics Economy

NOVA Chemicals is committed to being the leader in innovation that enables our customers to deliver plastic products that make everyday life healthier, easier and safer. At K 2019, the company is unveiling three new products and technologies that support that mission by helping converters and brand owners advance the development of a circular plastics economy.

News Releases

Borealis, Borouge and NOVA Chemicals are “Building Tomorrow Together” at the K 2019

Borealis, Borouge and NOVA Chemicals are dedicated to sustainable business growth through innovation. A long-term commitment to putting the customer first generates cooperation along the entire value chain, which in turn drives both growth and innovation. The K 2019 motto “Building tomorrow together” means working ever more closely with partners around the globe to produce superior and differentiated polyolefins-based solutions for a more sustainable future. Achieving the transformation from today’s linear system to the circular one of tomorrow will be a challenging and complex task, albeit a solvable one, requiring innovation and collaboration along the entire value chain.  Read full press release here.

NOVA Chemicals Debuts Recycle-Ready Resins for Packaging

Calgary, Alberta, Canada (October 16, 2019) – NOVA Chemicals Corporation (NOVA Chemicals) a leading supplier of polyethylene, has introduced a suite of recycle-ready octene and butene LLDPE resins for packaging applications. Read full press release here.

NOVA Chemicals Introduces High-Caulkability Sealant Polyethylene Resin

Calgary, Alberta, Canada (October 16, 2019) – NOVA Chemicals Corporation (NOVA Chemicals), a leading supplier of polyethylene, is debuting its new high-performance sealant resin, VPs412, at K 2019. Its high caulkability and seal-through contamination performance enables fast sealing and fast setting. For film converters that run blown and multilayer cast film, VPs412 provides a variety of features and benefits such as excellent optical properties, low seal initiation temperature, low gels and very good tear properties. Read full press release here.

NOVA Chemicals launches BONFIRE Film Development Platform version 4.0

Calgary, Alberta, Canada (October 16, 2019) – NOVA Chemicals Corporation (NOVA Chemicals), a leading supplier of polyethylene, has launched version 4.0 of the BONFIRE® Film Development Platform. This latest generation adds three new modules to the BONFIRE platform, a powerful tool that enables film designers to “virtually” build complex multilayer film structures, then predicts their performance properties. The platform allows film producers and converters to narrow their options when developing new structures and applications before they are manufactured, reducing the number of physical trials and interruptions to commercial production required. Read full press release here.

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About NOVA Chemicals

NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures chemicals and plastic resins that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned ultimately by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.