Project Description

Carmel Olefins Ltd is Israel’s sole manufacturer of petrochemical products that are used as raw materials for the plastics industry. Carmel manufactures standard and special grades of Polypropylene (PP) as well as a broad range of Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) grades. Carmel also exports to various countries worldwide. Carmel Olefins Ltd. was founded in 1991 through a merger of existing businesses and is now a private company owned by the Oil Refineries Ltd. Carmel’s production and management centre is in the Haifa Bay industrial zone, adjacent to the refinery.

Carmel Olefins Ltd. offers innovative, practical, and cost effective solutions to answer customers’ needs in a dynamic competitive environment. Its ability to develop advanced PP grades is based on a well-established R&D group, in-house laboratories, plastics workshops and many years of experience. Carmel Olefins Ltd. is strongly customer- oriented, offering comprehensive technical service which includes support in plastics design, material selection, material handling and processing aids. The technical service group helps producers of plastic goods adjust the properties of their raw materials for the ultimate benefit of end users.

Role in NanoPack:

  • Incorporation and uniform dispersion of loaded HNTs nanocapsules within different polymers
  • Characterization of HNTs nanocapsules/polymer systems
  • Production of polymer nanocomposites (pellets) containing loaded nanocapsules for food packaging.