Advanced Polymer Solutions

LyondellBasell not only offers a rich, diverse portfolio of materials. We also have a deep market knowledge that helps our customers succeed. Our high-performance plastic compounds and resins are used as raw materials in a variety of markets, from industrial and automotive markets to construction and home improvement products, film and packaging, medical, telecommunications, garden supplies, toys and more.

Agriculture - Meeting Your Growing Needs

From soil conditioning to food packaging, LyondellBasell’s comprehensive range of masterbatch concentrates provides a variety of functionalities to target a wide variety of agricultural applications, including:

  • Nonwovens and agrotextiles such as those used in crop protection and soil conditioning

  • Films, which find a wide variety of uses such as greenhouse polytunnels, mulch film or bale stretch wrapping

  • Geomembranes used in landscaping and waste disposal

  • Packaging, used along the entire value chain, both rigid and flexible

  • Machinery 

Our fiberglass-reinforced compounds are used in compression-molding applications that need excellent physical, thermal, flame- and chemical-resistant properties. The materials allow for a wide range of glass percentages to be incorporated into the matrix.

Visit our products pages to learn more about our diverse offering:

» Engineered Composites
» Engineered Polymers
» Masterbatch & Custom Performance Color
» Distribution Services 
» Specialty Powders
» Polypropylene Compounds
» Catalloy

Building & Construction - Boosting Your Building’s Performance

From blinds and shutters to window-setting blocks and insulation, LyondellBasell provides a variety of interior and exterior solutions for the building and construction industry – both residential and commercial.

Our broad portfolio of flame-retardant compounds is optimized for a large variety of base polymers and includes various halogen-free and antimony trioxide-free options to help you meet your design needs as well as stringent regulatory requirements. Several RoHS-compliant and UL-approved options are available, as well as grades with low smoke density and toxicity.

When lightweight, corrosion-resistant, high-strength solutions are required, our carbon fiber and fiberglass reinforced composites deliver.

Learn how our specialized, high-performance polymer compounds can help you meet a number of key performance requirements to achieve success through:

» Engineered Composites
» Engineered Polymers
» Masterbatch & Custom Performance Color
» Distribution Services 
» Specialty Powders
» Polypropylene Compounds
» Polybutene-1
» Catalloy

Electrical & Electronics - Connected to Tomorrow’s Needs

LyondellBasell has the masterbatch, engineered composites and engineering plastics needed to ensure safe, effective functionality in electronics and electrical applications.

From the polymers used in cable insulation and jacketing to the plastic components of electronic components and appliances, LyondellBasell has the masterbatch and engineering plastics you need to ensure safe, effective functionality.

We keep abreast of changing regulations and requirements and are already innovating to meet the needs of tomorrow.

Our broad portfolio of flame-retardant compounds is optimized for a large variety of base polymers and includes various halogen-free and antimony trioxide-free options to help you meet your design needs as well as stringent regulatory requirements. Several RoHS-compliant and UL-approved options are available, as well as grades with low smoke density and toxicity.

LyondellBasell offers a wide range of products for a variety of applications in the appliance industry such as the irons, coffee makers, washing machines, dishwashers, refrigerators, microwaves, and blenders.

» Engineered Composites
» Engineered Polymers
» Specialty Powders
» Polypropylene Compounds
» Catalloy

Mobility - Moving Your Products to the Next Level of Differentiation

The transportation industry faces unique challenges, including the need to reduce weight to improve gas mileage while increasing structural integrity and safety. LyondellBasell’s specialized, high-performance polymer compounds and concentrates, services and solutions can help you meet stringent regulations and requirements as well as ensure greater function and appearance.

From bumper fascias and claddings to trim moldings and to under-wing thermal panels, we are working on the next generation of transportation solutions today.

Aerospace

Carbon fiber and fiberglass-reinforced Lytex (epoxy) and Phenolic materials for secondary and interior aircraft structures. Our molding compounds have numerous qualifications with Airframe prime contractors, engine builders and global partners and sub-tier supply chain.

Automotive

LyondellBasell is a leading global supplier of Quantum AMC carbon fiber advanced molding compounds for high-performance automobiles. Fiberglass-reinforced compounds are the material of choice for forward lighting applications. As an innovative partner for the automotive industry, we have developed a variety of successful product solutions for the vehicles of today and tomorrow. We participate in every vehicle space, for interior, exterior, powertrain & underhood, chassis & underbody, and electrical & electronics applications

» Engineered Composites
» Engineered Polymers
» Masterbatch & Custom Performance Color
» Distribution Services 
» Specialty Powders
» Polypropylene Compounds
» Catalloy

Packaging - Protecting the Products

On-the-go convenience, concerns about freshness or deterioration, brand identity – there are as many different kinds of packaging as there are reasons for it. LyondellBasell offers exceptional properties to meet each of your needs. Flexible or rigid, blown or cast, lamination or extrusion – we have a wide variety of options to help you develop the packaging you require.

» Masterbatch & Custom Performance Color
» Distribution Services 
» Polybutene-1
» Catalloy

Hygiene & Personal Care - When Performance Is Personal

In the personal care and hygiene market, LyondellBasell delivers solutions that enhance our customers’ product performance. In this highly competitive consumer marketplace, customers are looking for longer life, improved durability, increased capability and a competitive advantage that enhances the end user’s experience with their product.

» Masterbatch & Custom Performance Color
» Distribution Services 
» Polybutene-1
» Catalloy

Sports, Leisure & Home - Relax: We Have What You Need

When it comes to relaxation, it’s not all fun and games. Products need to be strong, durable and look great. From golf clubs to playground slides, LyondellBasell can help deliver high performing and safe products to help you differentiate your brand.  Our knowledge of fast-paced industries has positioned us well to meet customer challenges in this rapidly changing marketplace.

» Engineered Composites
» Engineered Polymers
» Masterbatch & Custom Performance Color
» Distribution Services 
» Specialty Powders
» Polypropylene Compounds
» Polybutene-1
» Catalloy

Custom Services

LyondellBasell offers top-quality ambient and cryogenic grinding, as well as jet milling, compounding, blending, and other specialized processing services including distribution and business-to-business integration for a wide range of thermoplastic materials.

Our custom services include tolling and producer services. As a leading provider of masterbatches to major resin producers and converters, our development process allows us to provide formulations with superior performance at competitive prices. Available solutions include:

  • Specialized compounding

  • Product testing

  • Blending

  • Bulk handling

  • Machinery

  • Warehousing

» Engineered Composites
» Masterbatch & Custom Performance Color
» Distribution Services 
» Specialty Powders
» Polypropylene Compounds
» Polybutene-1
» Catalloy