Arkema joins Spanish consortium toward circularity with recycling innovations for power coatings

COLOMBES, France , September 22, 2022-

Arkema, a world leader in specialty materials, together with a consortium of companies, is exploring and advancing the recyclability of post-consumer PET (from bottles and other plastic items) to regain monomers for reuse as raw materials for more sustainable polyester powder resins for the coating market.

The project, entitled Suschempol*, is led by the Spanish Superior Council of Science Research (CSIC) and was founded by the Spanish “Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación” and the “Agencia Estatal de Investigación” as part of “NextGenerationEU” Initiative.

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