In the forefront of research, the Arkema group is a regular recipient of prizes for its innovations, in France and abroad.
2009 ICIS Innovation Awards
Additionally, the jury awarded the prize for best overall innovation to this project from a record number of entries. This double prize rewards the environmental advantages and economic benefits of Cecabase RT® additives. This warm-mix asphalt technology yields energy savings and reduces dust emissions during production.
Created in 2004, the ICIS Innovation Awards are designed to recognize companies that have made significant steps forward in technological and business innovation, with tangible results. The awards cover four categories: Best Product Innovation, Best Innovation by an SME, Best Business Innovation, and Best Innovation in CSR.
2009 "Autostrada Polska" Innovation Prize
CECA and its Polish partner ICSO ChP were awarded the Innovation Prize from the "Autostrada Polska 2009" international tradeshow held in Kielce, Poland.
The bitumen additive which earned this recognition, the CECABASE RT®, helps to reduce the production temperature of road bitumen blends.