DSM partners to bring biobased thermoplastics

February 8, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, DSM and Sympatex Technologies have partnered to produce a biobased thermoplastic elastomer for the sports and apparel value chain. 

Sympatex is a membrane manufacturer serving high-performance apparel industries. Sympatex uses Arnitel to produce waterproof, windproof, and breathable membranes for sports applications. The new Arnitel has more than 25% biobased content by weight. 

“This builds on our extensive experience developing sustainable solutions, in line with our purpose of creating brighter lives for all,” says Shruti Singhal, President DSM Engineering Materials. “And, by working with our partners across the value chain, we’ll keep driving sustainability in our industry to new levels and contribute to delivering a better future!”

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