Arkema Inc.

100 PA Route 413
Bristol, PA 19007 US

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One of the First Biobased Nylons Turns 70
Despite its advancing age, an “exciting future” is forecast for Arkema’s Rilsan Nylon 11.

Additive Mfg. Materials Evolve as Market Moves from Prototyping to Production
Both Stratasys and Arkema have recently launched new materials with improved aesthetics and performance.

Arkema Boosts PEKK Capacity
Another major investment now underway.

Arkema to Further Modernize North American Acrylic Acid Production
Latest production technologies to be used in the upgrading of the Clear Lake, Texas facility.

Glass Reinforcement Opens New Doors For PVDF Fluoropolymer
Glass fiber is a new partner for this resin. A wider range of applications beckons.

Profile Extruder Sees the Light
Rotuba exited the sheet business to focus on custom profiles for LED light fixtures. It now ranks as North America’s leading profile extruder in this burgeoning market.

Arkema & HP Inc. to Collaborate on Additive Manufacturing Materials Development
The collaborations involves HP's new Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology and Arkema's engineering resins.

Elium Liquid Thermoplastic Acrylic Used in Prototype Sailboat
The hull and bridge of a prototype sailboat made of Arkema’s recyclable thermoplastic composite material called a ‘first’.

Arkema & Xenia to Develop Carbon Fiber Reinforced Long-Chain Nylons
Collaboration to start with Arkema's Pebax TPE and Xenia's carbon-fiber compounding technology.

Engineering Thermoplastics Are Going ‘Green’
As high-performance materials follow the path taken by some commodity resins, farming could replace drilling as suppliers rely more on plants than oil or gas for feedstocks.

Teknor, Arkema Team Up On Broad Range Of Sustainable Housewrap Film Compounds
Teknor and Arkema alliance aimed at housewrap film compounds with renewable content and range of permeabilities.

Product Categories of Arkema Inc.

Acrylic Copolymers
Acrylics

Trade Names

Plexiglas resins
Solarkote resins