Resource Library

Market Info Sheets – Flexible Markets

Collation Shrink
The growing demand for shrink films is driving innovation throughout the polyethylene value chain. At NOVA Chemicals, we work with our customers to understand their needs and the needs of their customers.
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NOVAPOL® PF-Y818 Series Resins
Achieve up to a 20% increase in blown film extrusion output relative to traditional 1MI butene LLDPE – without compromising physical properties – with the NOVAPOL PF-Y818 resin series.
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Recyclable PE Barrier Film Designs
Look no further. NOVA Chemicals has developed a range of film structure designs with all the features you expect of high-performance flexible packaging – and the added benefit of recyclability.
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SPsK919 Resin
In a new economy built around e-commerce and sustainability, packaging requirements are rapidly changing.
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SPs116 Resin
SPs116 is part of new class of resins, developed with our Advanced SCLAIRTECH Technology, that enables operational simplicity and flexibility.
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VPsK914 Resin
VPsK914 is part of a new class of sealant resins, developed with our Advanced SCLAIRTECH Technology, that enables an unbeatable combination of physical properties and processability.
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SURPASS® FPs016-C LLDPE Resin
SURPASS FPs016-C linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) resin is a versatile performer in a wide range of applications. It offers an ideal combination of toughness, high seal strength and improved optics (in blends).
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SURPASS® HPs167-AB Resin
Achieve ultra-high moisture-barrier performance with SURPASS HPs167-AB resin.
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SURPASS® HPs667-AB sHDPE Resin
Obtain superior barrier and stiffness performance vs. traditional HDPEs with SURPASS HPs667-AB ultra-high barrier sHDPE resin.
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Market Info Sheets – Rigid Markets

Caps & Closures
At NOVA Chemicals, our mission is to be the leader in innovation that enables our customers to deliver plastic products that make everyday life healthier, easier and safer.
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NOVAPOL® HB-W646-UX Resin
Increase productivity and revenue with NOVAPOL HB-W646-UX resin, without the need to invest in new equipment.
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SURPASS® CCs154 Resin
For closures that must meet the strictest processability and performance requirements CCs154 delivers superior ESCR and organoleptics for next-generation beverage closures.
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SURPASS® RMs245-U/UG Resin
Get an industry-leading combination of stiffness, toughness and ESCR in a wide range of applications with SURPASS RMs245-U/ UG resin.
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SURPASS® Resins For Rotational Molding
NOVA Chemicals has developed novel, world class catalyst & reaction technologies to create innovative, industry leading resins designed specifically for the needs of rotational molders.
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Quality Rotomolding Resins
Our portfolio of polyethylene rotational molding resins create value and offer a competitive advantage. By improving process and material efficiencies, our resins enable the development of solutions that are more innovative, cost-effective and better performing.
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Other Materials

Anita’s Organic Mill/Emmerson Packaging Case Study
What’s the Recipe for Sustainable Packaging?
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BONFIRE Brochure Booklet
The brochure for our BONFIRE Film Modeling Platform
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Centre for Performance Applications Fact Sheet
Fact sheet for our Centre for Performance Applications facility.
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DuraCast Case Study
Collaborating for Success – a NOVA Chemicals case study with Florida’s largest rotomolder.
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Tech Bulletins

Blending Tie Concentrates with LLDPE Resins
High barrier resins such as ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) and nylon require an intermediate adhesive or tie layer to bond to polyolefin layers and maintain package integrity.
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Die Lip Building: Causes and Remedies
Die lip buildup (DLBU) or die drool is the gradual accumulation of material on the die lips or at the exit of extrusion dies. DLBU can be a chronic problem in high-output cast film or extrusion coating operations and is generally more likely to occur when extruding polymer blends that are highly filled or pigmented.
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Preventing Gas Fading in Polyethylene
Gas fading is a yellow or pink discoloration that happens when atmospheric pollutants like nitrogen oxide gases react with phenolic-type antioxidants. It’s a common issue with polyethylene films.
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