Polyethylene (PE) is the most commonly used of all commodity thermoplastics. There are three primary commercial PE products – high density polyethylene (HDPE), linear low density PE (LLDPE) and low density PE (LDPE). In packaging as the biggest PE market, HDPE is typically used to produce rigid packaging while LLDPE is used to make flexible packaging. In terms of volume, HDPE is the third-largest commodity plastic material in the world, after polyvinyl chloride and polypropylene. Share of HDPE, LLDPE and LDPE in polyethylene demand market is 45%, 33% and 22% respectively.
Iran PE capacity is 4.81 million tons per annual accounting 60% of the country overall polymer capacity. The Iran PE share of the Middle East PE capacity is 20% and with about annually 3 million tons PE export is the net exporter while the PE value chain and downstream industries opportunity is needed to be developed as per growing demand as well as competitive advantages PE Value Chain Forum Technology & Business will be prepared to bring together local, regional and international PE industry professionals for two days in Tehran, Iran during 7-8 June 2020. This forum will provide the opportunity for the participants to get detailed information on the newest products, formulations and technologies.