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Performance PE polymers  

Performance polyethylene (PE) polymers are used in a number of applications such as packaging, agriculture, building and construction, hygiene and personal care, as well as industrial applications. These polymers offer performance attributes that add value to a customer's business and across the value chain for sustained growth.

Key benefits

Depending on the application, Exceed XP, Exceed and Enable offer a wide range of benefits including:
  • tough properties

    Toughness

  • tough properties

    Outstanding optics

  • tough properties

    Sealing/bag-drop performance

  • tough properties

    Recyclability *

  • tough properties

    Easy processing

  • tough properties

    Downgauging possibilities

*Full PE solutions are recyclable in communities that have programs in place to collect and recycle plastic film.

Products

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    Exceed™ XP performance PE polymers

    Represents the latest addition to our performance PE polymer portfolio. By combining proprietary catalyst and process technology, we have introduced a new line of products that deliver eXtreme Performance for a variety of applications.

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    Exceed™ performance PE polymers

    Used to formulate a wide range of film structures offering superior mechanical performance for highly demanding end-use applications.

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    Enable™ performance PE polymers

    Allows film converters to further enhance their business with more stable operations, improve line output and downgauging — in one single polymer for mono- and coextrusion operations.

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Performance polyethylene portfolio


Exceed™ XP when eXtreme Performance matters
Step out mechanical performance and excellent processability


Exceed™ for superior performance
Excellent mechanical performance with outstanding sealing properties combined with best-in-class optics


Enable™ for optimum solutions
Combining excellent process and bubble stability with HAO properties

Partnering for sustainable solutions

  • PE laminated pouches

    Full PE laminated stand-up pouches (SUP’s) recycled to create new pouches

    SUP’s can now be made using recycled material from full PE laminated SUP’s and virgin performance PE polymers. The new pouches combine 30% recycled SUP PE with 70% virgin ExxonMobil performance PE polymers and are well-suited for non-food applications, such as detergents.

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    Heavy duty sacks made with multi-cycle recycled PE

    Heavy duty sacks (HDS) can be recycled multiple times and re-used to produce new sacks. Using up to 37% recycled HDS film with virgin performance PE polymers maintains the performance of new sacks, while tracing and tracking technology helps ensure quality.

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    Collation shrink films made using recycled PE content

    Collation shrink packaging films can now be made using 30% recycled polyethylene and virgin performance polyethylene polymers without compromising performance - helping customers create sustainable solutions.

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  • sustainable agriculture

    Sustainable solutions for agriculture

    Farmers and film converters in Qujing, China are achieving their recycling goals by doing more with less – thanks to Exceed XP.

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Exceed™ XP – when eXtreme Performance matters

Hear what our customers say about Exceed XP – when eXtreme Performance matters – for step-out mechanical performance and excellent processability.

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    Full PE laminated solutions for sustainable packaging

    ExxonMobil’s performance polyethylene including Exceed™ XP, Exceed™, Enable™ and Exact™ allow the fabrication of full PE laminated films that are recyclable*, with excellent packaging integrity, puncture energy and optics

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    Exceed™ XP - when eXtreme performance matters - customer testimonials

    Hear what our customers say about Exceed™ XP - when eXtreme Performance matters - for step-out mechanical performance and excellent processability.

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    Performance polymers Product finder (North America).

    Performance polymers are ideal for a range of applications.

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    Performance polymers Product finder (Africa & Middle East, Asia Pacific, Europe).

    Performance polymers are ideal for a range of applications.

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    For picture perfect results, discover extreme performance polyethylene (PE) polymers for a variety of applications

    Exceed™ XP performance PE polymers offer step-out mechanical performance and excellent processability for a wide range of applications.

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    High-performance thermoformed barrier packaging films

    ExxonMobil's polyethylene portfolio, including Exceed™ XP and Exceed™ performance polymers, delivers extreme performance in barrier films for thermoformed packaging.

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