Following the acquisition of Lambson — a global player specializing in the development and supply of photoinitiators — Arkema opens a Center of Excellence in Wetherby (UK) and provides its customers and partners with expertise and comprehensive, high-performance solutions for UV technology. Integrated into the photocurable specialties business of Sartomer — a pioneer in this market — this center is a key component of the growth and development strategy for photocuring, a solvent-free sustainable technology of the future.
Arkema announces the acquisition of Colorado Photopolymer Solutions, a company based in Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., with strong technical expertise in photopolymer formulation for the fast-growing 3D printing market, with applications in the medical, composites, construction and consumer goods sectors.
Arkema will participate in Formnext Connect, the 2020 virtual alternative of the exhibition, to present its latest innovations in specialty materials for all major 3D printing technologies and to exchange with the global AM community. Through digital seminars, Arkema continues to maintain a close relationship with its customers and partners to support the fast growing 3D printing market and to develop the new manufacturing technologies in these times of a global pandemic.
Arkema leads the Series B investment in Adaptive3D, an innovative company and premium additive manufacturing photopolymer resin supplier. This investment complements our expertise in UV liquid resin material design and our commitment to accelerate 3D printing manufacturing technology development.