Carmel Olefins Ltd., manufacturer of petrochemical products that are used as raw materials for the plastics industry.
Carmel Olefins Ltd. 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. manufactures and sells 165 kTPA Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) under the name Ipethene®. A broad range of Ipethene® products have been produced since 1964 (formerly by Israel Petrochemical Enterprises Ltd.), and there are now four lines consisting of high pressure autoclave reactors. The technology was originally licensed from ICI Ltd. - the inventors of high pressure LDPE technology. As of 2007, Carmel Olefins Ltd. also manufactures and sells 450 kTPA Polypropylene (PP) under the name Capilene®. The large range of Capilene® PP products are manufactured in two production lines based on Spheripol and Spherizone technology under license from Basell. Spheripol is an established technology for the production of polypropylene, while Spherizone is a new technology using a multizone circulating reactor for the production of modified PP grades.