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Arkema to Increase Photocure Resins Production Capacity

Published on 2017-07-12. Author : SpecialChem

Arkema has announced a project to expand 30% production capacity of photocure resins at its Nansha facility in China. This new production line will in particular help meet strong customer demand in Asia in the electronics, 3D-printing and inkjet printing cutting-edge markets.

Construction at Nansha Site

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Arkema to Expand Photocure Resin Production Capacity

Arkema's Sartomer plant in Guangzhou serves the customer base throughout Asia in this rapidly expanding, high growth market of specialty UV curable inks, coatings and adhesives.

Arkema announces the construction on its Nansha site south of Canton, China, of a new production line for UV, LED and EB (Electron Beam) photocure resins, which should come on stream early 2019.

This new line will produce high performance photocure resins with innovative properties.

Sartomer’s production sites and R&D facilities in Europe, Asia and the United States helps customers benefit from high quality technical support for tailor-made developments as well as responsive local logistics services.

Solvent-free Specialty Resins

These innovative solvent-free specialty resins are environmentally friendly, while also complying in particular with global standards on volatile organic compound (VOC) low emissions.

The project is consistent with the Group’s ambition to speed up the development of its advanced materials that should eventually account for over 25% of its sales, and to continue consolidating its presence in Asia.

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Source: Arkema
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