This investment of some €20 million in specialty polyamide powders at Mont in France will contribute to the Group’s strategy to accelerate its development in advanced materials.
Arkema’s specialty polyamide 12 powders are marketed under the brand name Orgasol. They are known for their exceptionally narrow particle size distribution and their outstanding toughness. They are often used in high performance formulations for the coatings and personal care markets, as well as in advanced composite materials for the aerospace market.
Thanks to their stability and recyclability, they are also extensively used in the fast-growing 3D printing market.