Vistamaxx sport drink bottle

Improving impact strength and maintaining clarity of sports drink bottles with Vistamaxx PBE

Leading Malaysian high‐quality consumer plastic product manufacturer LH Plus Sdn. Bhd. has turned to Vistamaxx™ propylene-based elastomer (PBE) to enhance the properties of its latest sports drink bottles, improve impact strength, and maintain clarity.

Although there was no bottle breakage during manufacturing, some occurred during end‐use simulation testing as a result of using 100% random copolymer polypropylene (RCP). After working with ExxonMobil Chemical's technical experts, LH Plus added Vistamaxx PBE to solve the issue.

Mr. Chen, CEO of LH Plus, said, “We are now able to meet our customers’ zero bottle failure expectations in drop tests without any change to our tooling or molding process and we are manufacturing an excellent product.”

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