Arkema Inc. recently announced that the American Coatings Association (ACA) has named Dr. Wenjun Wu, Research Fellow at Arkema Coating Resins and global Waterborne Technology and Innovation Leader, as the recipient of the 2021 Mattiello Memorial Lecture Award. Wu will present her award-winning lecture at the 2021 CoatingsTech Conference, to be held Tuesday, June 29 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh (Pa.).
Arkema recently introduced ENCOR® 2793 functionalized pure acrylic binder, a new formulation dedicated to multiple substrate primers and renovation paints. It is formulated without alkylphenolethoxylates and is formaldehyde releaser free.
Arkema recently introduced a new product, PLASTISTRENGTH® 562 NA process aid, designed to help PVC converters achieve an optimized balance between processing performance and formulation cost. This new product offers consistent PVC fusion and filler incorporation, improved melt strength and reliable processing in both rigid and semi-rigid extruded or calendered PVC products.