Tag: Arkema

Arkema introduces its Methane Sulfonic Acid – Low Corrosion

Arkema introduces its Methane Sulfonic Acid – Low Corrosion

January 21, 2016 |

In France, Arkema introduces its Methane Sulfonic Acid – Low Corrosion (MSA LC), a low-corrosion version of its MSA that provides a wide range of benefits to the esterification industry in general and the biodiesel industry in particular. The new MSA LC addresses the corrosion problems that result when inorganic acids, such as sulfuric acid […]

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Arkema introduces two new Rilsan Clear grades

Arkema introduces two new Rilsan Clear grades

November 12, 2013 |

In Hong Kong, Arkema presented their two new Rilsan Clear grades, Rilsan Clear G850 Rnew and Rilsan Clear G120 Rnew at the Hong Kong Optical Fair 2013. G850 Rnew has been especially designed for injection molding application in both optical and electronic applications. G120 has an outstanding chemical resistance, especially with alcohols to go with […]

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Arkema receives EUBIA award for its extensive work in the field of biosourced materials

Arkema receives EUBIA award for its extensive work in the field of biosourced materials

June 17, 2013 |

In France, Arkema was awarded the EUBIA prize (European Biomass Industry Association) at the 21st Biomass Conference held in Copenhagen. The prize this year rewards Arkema for its various research and development work in the field of bioresources and biosourced materials. Arkema currently markets an extensive range of polyamides (PA11, PA10) derived from castor oil, […]

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Arkema launches new Rilsan T range of biosourced polyamides

Arkema launches new Rilsan T range of biosourced polyamides

May 2, 2013 |

In France, Arkema has expanded its product offering with the Rilsan T range, a new biosourced polyamide 10.10 processed from castor oil. Manufactured at its Serquigny facility in France, it benefits from unrivaled raw material integration, boosted by the recent acquisition of Casda and Hipro as well as a new joint venture with Jayant Agro. […]

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Arkema partners with Jayant Agro in India

Arkema partners with Jayant Agro in India

April 17, 2013 |

In France, Arkema and Jayant Agro have signed a joint venture agreement whereby Arkema will acquire a stake of some 25% in Ihsedu Agrochem, a subsidiary of Jayant Agro, specializing in the production of castor oil. This joint venture aims to develop castor oil production in order to provide Arkema with long-term secure and competitive […]

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Arkema, Elevance partner for renewable specialty polymers

Arkema, Elevance partner for renewable specialty polymers

March 6, 2012 |

In France, Arkema and Elevance announced a global partnership for the development and production of renewable specialty polymers.  Elevance will provide novel, differentiated, functionalized renewable starting materials, including the company’s 9-decenoic methyl ester, from their bio refineries.  Both companies will work on the development of a range of specialty bio-based polymers based on Elevance specialty […]

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Arkema acquires China’s Hipro Polymers, Casda Biomaterials for renewable chemicals expansion

Arkema acquires China’s Hipro Polymers, Casda Biomaterials for renewable chemicals expansion

February 14, 2012 |

In France and China, Arkema has finalized the acquisition of Chinese companies Hipro Polymers, a producer of specialty biosourced polyamides 10.10, and Casda Biomaterials, a producer of sebacic acid processed from castor oil.  Both companies report sales estimated at $230 M for 2011, and employ 750 people on two sites in China. With Casda Biomaterials, […]

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Arkema, SMG Products partner on bio-based Rilsan water treatment

Arkema, SMG Products partner on bio-based Rilsan water treatment

October 28, 2011 |

In France, Arkema’s Technical Polymers business has strengthened its Rilsan fine powder solution for water treatment and water desalination applications through a new working partnership with RMB Products, Inc., which specializes in large-scale coating of steel piping in the fabrication and plastic lining/coating of large metal structures.  Rilsan is manufactured from a vegetable-based, renewable resource. […]

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