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Arkema Presents Copolyamides Powders for Non-woven and Woven Industry

Published on 2011-06-07. Author : SpecialChem

Arkema presents a new grade of Rilsan® PA11 - its 100% bio-sourced technical polymer - designed for the fiber market. This new Rilsan® PA11 grade is intended to produce bio-based fibers that combine a unique set of performances: light weight, soft touch, and resistance to bacteria, wear and abrasion.

Arkema presents also its copolyamides powders used as durable hotmelt adhesives for varied substrates (non woven and woven tissues, plastics, leathers, wood, metals) in a large scope of industrial applications.

Last, Arkema unveils a new DMSO grade, DMSO Evol®, a solvent featuring an excellent toxicological profile and a very low odor, used for the manufactuing of PU artificial leathers and suedes.

About Arkema

Arkema's activities are organized into three business segments, Vinyl Products, Industrial Chemicals, and Performance Products, comprising 14 business units structured into profit centers, in charge of plant management, research, marketing, and customer relations. Central divisions oversee know-how, coordination, control and overall consolidation, in particular in finance, human resources, communication, procurement, logistics, safety, environmental protection, process expertise, and information technology. Geographic subsidiaries operate in every region of the world in which Arkema is present, as relays of corporate core functions, and passing their knowledge of local issues on to the business units. Arkema has deliberately opted for a direct and pragmatic approach that favors open dialog, facilitates decision-making, and empowers its employees to involve them closely in the Group's development.

Source: Arkema

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