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16.05.2019

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Arkema to Acquire US-Based Specialty Surfactants Firm Arr Maz

The acquisition of Arr Maz will enable Arkema to strengthen its long-term ambition of achieving over 80 % of sales in specialties by 2023. Arr Maz has commercial presence across North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

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16.05.2019

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Arkema to Acquire US-Based Specialty Surfactants Firm Arr Maz

The acquisition of Arr Maz will enable Arkema to strengthen its long-term ambition of achieving over 80 % of sales in specialties by 2023. Arr Maz has commercial presence across North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

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08.05.2019

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Arkema Finalises Singapore for Constructing New Plant

The mega plant will be responsible for producing amino 11 monomer and Rilsan polyamide 11 resins. The strategic location offers many benefits including infrastructure, logistics, industrial integration and operational excellence, as well as optimisation of the activity’s carbon f...

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15.04.2019

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Arkema Begins 30 % Photocure Resin Production Capacity Increase

The increase in capacity is taking place at Arkema’s photocure advanced liquid resin production plant at the Sartomer site in China. The move will also support Sartomer’s strategy to develop cutting-edge solutions for advanced and sustainable curing technologies.

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27.03.2019

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Arkema Launches First PEKK Production Plant

Located in Alabama, the plant is Arkema’s maiden facility in the USA. The move is in line with the firm’s ambitious growth strategy for developing high-performance polymers and advanced materials.

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13.03.2019

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Arkema and Hexcel to Launch Joint Research and Development Laboratory

Arkema and Hexcel’s new lab aims to develop carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic prepreg tapes which are capable of producing lightweight parts for aircrafts of the future. The companies are keen to install an initial industrial pilot line in the new lab soon.

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13.02.2019

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Arkema Launches New Powder Coating Resins Facility

To meet the demands of a fast growing powder coating market and to better serve its customers in India, the Gulf Region and surrounding countries, the company has established the new plant.

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28.10.2018

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Consortium to Develop Recycling Process for PMMA Waste

The recently started MMAtwo project is a European initiative for the recycling of PMMA waste by depolymerization to turn it back into raw material. Arkema will be chairing the project’s executive committee.

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21.09.2018

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Arkema to Expand Global Manufacturing Capacity of Thiochemicals

The company has plans to increase its linear mercaptans production capacitiesin order to meet the growing demands for polymers from the transportation and electronics markets.

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01.06.2018

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Arkema Reviews Investment Project in Thiochemicals

Arkema confirmed that it is in a detailed investment review, with its partner Novus International, to double production capacities at Arkema’s Beaumont Thiochemicals site in the United States.

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18.05.2018

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Arkema to Acquire Bostik-Nitta JV from Partner Nitta-Gelatin

With this deal, Arkema aims to strengthen its adhesives business in the Japanese market. To expand further, it also plans to construct a new adhesives plant in the region.

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28.02.2017

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Arkema Increases Production of High Performance Polymers

Arkema recently doubled the capacity of their Kepstan Pekk (Poly-Ether-Ketone-Ketone) product line in France and confirms its future investment at its Mobile site (Alabama, US).

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06.02.2017

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Ineos Acquires Arkema's Oxo Alcohol Business, Taking Over French JV

Ineos plans to buy Arkema’s Oxo Alcohol business, which will include the acquisition of Arkema’s stake in Oxochimie, a Joint Venture at Lavéra between the two firms, producing oxo alcohols (butanol and 2-ethyl hexanol).

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13.01.2017

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Arkema Upgrades its Clear Lake Acrylics Facility

Arkema is investing US$ 90 million on its Clear Lake Texas site to replace existing acrylic acid production units with modern facilities.

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11.10.2016

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Arkema Expands in Powder Coating Resins in India

Arkema announced plans to construct a new leading class polyester powder resin manufacturing facility, the first of its kind in India, on its existing resin platform in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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07.09.2016

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Arkema Increases Specialty Polyamides Capacities

Arkema increases its compounding capacities at its Zhangjiagang site (Jiangsu Province) specialized in biosourced specialty polyamides. In the United States, a new investment in the Birdsboro site (Pennsylvania) will enable the manufacture of new Pebax biosourced grades for the s...

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