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The world of sports on one tradeshow, ISPO !

At ISPO, exchange opinions on developments, industry topics, the latest trends and experience the future of sports.

For 50 years, the leading international sports trade fair has shown the entire range of sporting goods, sports shoes and sports fashion. ISPO Munich is the place to be for all players in the sports and outdoor industry and beyond. 

Our bio-based solutions for sports

Arkema will present its Advanced Bio-Circular materials :  

Pebax® elastomers and Rilsan® Polyamide 11, widely used for foams and injected components in the sports market  (winter sports, footwear, equipment) and in clothing industry for the most efficient and sustainable apparels. Top athletes from around the world choose our materials for its exceptional lightness and extreme energy return, as well as for its robustness and flexibility. Arkema will present its bio based fibers produced with Rilsan Polyamide 11, which exhibit outstanding properties (abrasion resistance, comfortable, lightness) and are indubitably  the choice for textiles used by sport brands. As a leading global supplier of materials, with a dedicated offer to 3D printing technologies, Arkema is actively working together with many partners in order to provide the footwear and sport industries with the adequate Pebax® and Rilsan® resins used to produce customized and unique high performing parts thanks to additive manufacturing. Arkema is a global pioneer in advanced polyamide 11 materials derived 100 percent from sustainable castor oil, and the company is a founding member of the Pragati initiative for sustainable castor bean farming in India. In 2019, Arkema created its Virtucycle® recycling program and announced the planned acquisition of Agiplast, its historical partner in recycling operations. It enables the company to offer a full service to customers in terms of materials circularity. The program develops loops for the collection and regeneration of high performance polymers while minimizing CO2 emissions.

Our products

Pebax® Elastomer Family 
  • Product range

Pebax® thermoplastic elastomers consist of polyamide and polyether backbone blocks. ...

Rilsan® Polyamide Family
  • Product range

High performance polyamides that deliver toughness, flexibility, chemical resistance, and permeation resistance. Many grades are bio-based.