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Arkema announces new commercial platform titled 3D Printing Solutions

  10/11/2018 - Colombes, France - With the creation of this new commercial platform, 3D Printing Solutions, Arkema aims to address the needs of the demanding and innovative 3D printing markets. The new platform will leverage an extensive range of materials dedicated to each of the major 3D printing technologies, a proven expertise, and strategic partnerships with key players in additive manufacturing. Thus “3D Printing Solutions by Arkema” will support the 3D printing sector as it grows into an industrial manufacturing technology. In particular, this new commercial platform will accelerate the development of our range of materials and services dedicated to additive manufacturing by maximizing synergies across its various product offerings and by continuing to develop close cooperation with its customers, partners and equipment manufacturers. “Industry today needs flexibility, freedom of design, and product customization,” said Thierry Le Hénaff, Chairman and CEO of Arkema. “With this commercial platform, Arkema will facilitate open communication and innovation across many product offerings and services, and will be in a position to support 3D printing market players as new applications are developed.” Arkema offers innovative solutions in photocure resins and high-performance thermoplastic polymers for the 3D printing market. Led by its flagship brands including N3xtDimension® resins, Rilsan® biosourced polyamides, and ultra-high-performance Kepstan® PEKK polymers, Arkema’s product offering spans all major 3D manufacturing technologies (photocuring, powder bed fusion, filament extrusion) in partnership with all of the market’s major equipment manufacturers. “3D Printing solutions by Arkema will boost the Group’s positioning in this market and will help us, together with our partners, develop 3D printing into an industrial manufacturing technology, ” said Guillaume de Crevoisier, Global Business Director for this commercial platform. Arkema is investing heavily in this growing market. New production capacities have been announced for PEKK resins in the United States in 2018, photocure resins in China in 2019, and polyamide 11 biosourced resins in Asia in 2021. Also, in July of this year, a center of excellence dedicated to UV-curable resins was inaugurated in Exton (USA), complementing the existing research centers in King of Prussia (USA) for filament extrusion technologies, and Serquigny (France) for powder sintering technologies.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Preferred Compounding relaunches Glo-Mold as GloMoldPlus. - click to expand

ARPM’s state of industry report reveals steady outlook for rubber manufacturers - click to expand

Ace Products & Consulting honored as a 2018 Cleveland Technology Award recipient - click to expand

Shoe insert market forecast at $53.1 billion by 2027 - click to expand

Sealing and strapping packaging tapes market is forecast at $22.1 billion by 2023 - click to expand

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Cooper Tire and the United Steelworkers ratify new contract for Clarksdale, MS, facility - click to expand

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies launches new test stands for seals for electric powertrains - click to expand

Eastman Technology to present at the Tire Technology Expo in Hannover, Germany - click to expand

Acmos Chemie hires Ralph Lopez as vice president and general manager of newly formed rubber division - click to expand

Bridgestone Retail Operations raises nearly $2.8 million to support Boys & Girls Clubs of America - click to expand

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

3D Systems launches rubber-like 3D printing material for FabPro 1000 - click to expand

Adhesive tape market forecast at $73.5 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Cooper Tire announced its 188th consecutive quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents - click to expand

Yokohama Rubber increases sales for 2018, but decreases in profit - click to expand

Michigan Rubber Group announces speakers for its meeting in Grand Rapids Michigan for March 6, 2019 - click to expand

Cooper Tire and the United Steelworkers ratify new contract for Clarksdale, Mississippi facility - click to expand

Monday, February 18, 2019

Global elastomeric foam market forecast to reach $1.75 billion by 2023 - click to expand

Goodyear and Local Motors join forces on autonomous shuttles - click to expand

Canadian manufacturing activity declined in December - click to expand

Nokian Tyres selected as one of the most sustainable companies in the world - click to expand

Friday, February 15, 2019

Iowa State University researchers find method to improve rubber stability in asphalt - click to expand

Nokian Tyres begins hiring for new factory in Dayton, Tennessee - click to expand

Book of the Day: USA Rubber & Tire Industry Patents 2015-2017 - click to expand

Global surgical gloves market forecast at $1.7 billion by 2025 - click to expand

OTR tire market forecast to reach $7.2 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Thursday, February 14, 2019

American Sustainable Rubber Company appoints Timothy Madden as president - click to expand

Silicone and Thermoplastic Elastomers 2019 U.S. Summit abstracts due Friday, February 15 - click to expand

Nouryon completes organic peroxides expansion in Mexico - click to expand

Global silicone market forecast to reach $18.8 billion by 2022 - click to expand

Global medical tubing market forecast with a CAGR of 8.4 percent through 2026 - click to expand

Market Reports

Shoe insert market forecast at $53.1 billion by 2027 - click to expand

Sealing and strapping packaging tapes market is forecast at $22.1 billion by 2023 - click to expand

Adhesive tape market forecast at $73.5 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Global elastomeric foam market forecast to reach $1.75 billion by 2023 - click to expand

Global surgical gloves market forecast at $1.7 billion by 2025 - click to expand

OTR tire market forecast to reach $7.2 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Global silicone market forecast to reach $18.8 billion by 2022 - click to expand

Global silicon metal market forecast with a CAGR of 4.4% through 2025 - click to expand

Global medical tubing market forecast with a CAGR of 8.4% through 2026 - click to expand

Isoprene rubber latex market forecast to reach $1.17 billion by 2028 - click to expand

Bio-based polymers forecast to grow with a CAGR of 4 percent through 2023 - click to expand

Global aircraft tire market forecast to reach 2.51 billion by 2024 - click to expand

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