Arkema is a world-class producer of industrial chemicals, including acrylics, PMMA, thiochemicals, fluorochemicals, and hydrogen peroxide and of performance products like technical polymers, specialty chemical organic peroxides and additives. Arkema is a leading producer in most of its product lines. Arkema’s 20 plants in North America account for 25% of the company’s sales.
Arkema has taken part, with an investment of US$ 20 million, in the Carbon Growth Funding Round to support the next generation of fully integrated digital manufacturing platforms via collaboration.
Sartomer, as part of the new commercial platform dedicated to 3D printing, “3D Printing Solutions by Arkema,” designs liquid resin solutions for UV-curable additive manufacturing, marketed under the N3xtDimension brand.
The partners plan to explore new developments in thermoplastic materials with the goal to lower wind turbine production costs, improve recyclability and expand applicability.
Material choices continue to expand for industrial and prototyping applications.