News releases

  • 3/16/09 9:00 pm EDT
    BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical Company announced today that it has made the final decision to build a technology center in Shanghai, China to provide product applications support for its growing business in the Chinese and Asian markets. “Over the next 10 years, we expect roughly 60 percent of the world’s petrochemical growth to occur in Asia, and we are rapidly expanding our manufacturing footprint through majormore...
  • 2/4/09 8:00 am EST
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical will present its broad portfolio at PlastIndia 2009 Hall 7H, specifically highlighting its specialty elastomers, polyethylene and polypropylene-based products. Vistamaxx™ specialty elastomers, Santoprene™ thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs), Enable mPE™ and Exxtral™ Performance Polyolefins will be among the brands on display. "With demand for petrochemicals growing throughout India,more...
  • 2/4/09 7:30 am EST
    休斯顿--(BUSINESS WIRE)--埃克森美孚化工将在PlastIndia 7H展馆展示多样化的系列产品,展示的亮点包括特种弹性体、聚乙烯和聚丙烯基产品。Vistamaxx™特种弹性体,Santoprene™热塑性硫化弹性体(TPVs),埃能宝™茂金属聚乙烯及Exxtral™高性能聚烯烃均在展示之列。 “随着印度对石化产品的需求不断增长,PlastIndia已成为我们理想的展示平台,”埃克森美孚化工聚烯烃业务副总裁魏若迪(John Verity)说,“印度的经济基础设施建设正在快速发展,我们希望能与之共同成长。” 魏若迪和全球聚烯烃产品技术经理麦德励(Dirk Michiels)还将参加PlastIndia同期举行的国际会议,就聚合物工业的现状及埃克森美孚化工如何致力于开发创新技术和产品发表演讲。 在所展示的特种弹性体中,Vistamaxx™特种弹性体和Santoprene™热塑性硫化弹性体(TPVs)可提高聚烯烃基材料的曲挠性。此外,more...
  • 1/28/09 9:42 am EST
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An ExxonMobil Chemical Exxtral™ performance polyolefin has been specified for the front and rear bumper fasciae of the new globally available VW Golf VI. Exxtral BMU130 polyolefin was developed specifically to meet the performance targets set by Volkswagen (VW). VW is the first German original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to select strong, light-weight Exxtral polyolefins for fasciae. “The specificationmore...
  • 11/13/08 2:16 pm EST
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical’s Vistamaxx™ specialty elastomers and resins targeted at flexible and rigid food packaging applications have received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Food Contact Notification process. These grades, used in compounding and films, are also compliant with the compositional requirements of the EU-Directive 2002/72/EC for use in contact with food.more...
  • 10/13/08 8:44 am EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical announced today that it has received a leading industry innovation award for its battery separator film technology. The technology, pioneered by a team of ExxonMobil scientists led by Dr. Pat Brant, won the 2008 ICIS Chemical Business award for Best Product Innovation because it can significantly improve the power, capacity, stability and safety margins of lithium-ion batteries. These enhancedmore...
  • 9/29/08 2:00 am EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical’s Exxtral™ performance polyolefins have been specified for four interior components of the new Citroën Berlingo and Peugeot Partner manufactured by PSA Peugeot Citroën Group. The components include the instrument panel, door panel, and upper and lower trim. PSA Peugeot Citroën Group is the first automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to specify ExxonMobilmore...
  • 9/3/08 2:00 am EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical will improve the supply of its specialty compounds in Asia Pacific following the establishment of a compounding agreement with Resin & Pigment Technologies Pte. Ltd. (R&P), a subsidiary of EnGro Corporation Limited. Under the agreement, R&P will manufacture a broad range of ExxonMobil Chemical’s specialty compounds for use in automotive interior and exterior applications, appliances andmore...
  • 8/27/08 12:00 pm EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical today announced the start-up of a manufacturing facility at its existing site in Pensacola, Fla., that provides new capacity for the production of a revolutionary new tire material technology that can improve vehicle fuel efficiency. “Tire inner liners made with the new material, Exxcore™ dynamically vulcanized alloy (DVA), achieve leading-edge air retention with less material. Thismore...
  • 8/4/08 10:00 am EDT
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical today announced that it has completed a major expansion to increase halobutyl manufacturing capacity at its plant in Baytown, Texas. The expansion is part of the company’s commitment to help meet growing demand for halobutyl rubber. By adding equipment and modifying existing facilities, the Baytown plant has increased its capacity to produce EXXON™ Bromobutyl rubber (brominatedmore...