Arkema starts up its new PVDF capacity in China
Arkema starts up its 50% capacity increase of Kynar® fluoropolymer for the lithium-ion battery b ...Read more
Arkema joins the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Arkema joins DJSI World in sixth place in the “Chemicals” category among 114 companies a ...Read more
Arkema joins Clean Water Project in China
On November 12th, Arkema through ArrMaz, its specialty surfactant activities, announced that they ha ...Read more
Third-quarter 2020 results
Strong improvement in the Group's volumes compared to the second quarter and excellent cash gene ...Read more
From June 5th to June 7th 2021
Fieramilano, Rho - Milano, Italy
From June 1st to June 3rd 2021
Paris Nord, Villepinte
The Group will be presenting its comprehensive range of thermoplastic resins, adhesives, additives a ...
From April 13th to 16th 2021
Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center, PR China
Learn more about 100% bio-based Oleris® Oleochemistry
Depending on the chemical process used, the linear 18 carbons chain on castor oil (ricinoleic acid) can be cracked differently into two new chemical species:
- a C7 and C11 cuts with a mixture of natural fatty acids esters. This unique process in the world has been used in Arkema's Marseille plant for decades.
- a C8 and C10 cuts with a mixture of fatty acids. The Arkema's newly acquired Casda plant in Hengshui (China). This plant is one of the largest sebacic (C10) and derivates production plant in the world.