International Sugar Journal

Arkema to expand production of biobased oleochemicals by 50% [Full subscriber]

Specialty chemicals company Arkema recently announced a 50% global capacity expansion for its Oleris® biobased n-heptanol at its new plant currently under construction on Jurong Island in Singapore, according to the company’s press release.

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Singapore – Arkema’s new €450 million biobased polyamide 11 plant expected to commence operations in H1 2022 [Full subscriber]

Speciality chemicals company Arkema has confirmed that it is on track to begin production of Amino 11 and its flagship Rilsan polyamide 11 (and its monomer, aminoundecanoic acid derived from castor oil), high-performance polymer at its new plant on Jurong Island, Singapore, in the first half of 2022. This plant, for which production will be 100% derived from castor beans, represents a 50% increase in Arkema’s global polyamide 11 capacity.

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Singapore – Arkema to build new biobased polyamide plant [Full subscriber]

The speciality chemicals Arkema has selected the location of Jurong Island in Singapore to launch its new biobased polyamide plant.

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