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Arkema Buys Fluorinated Materials Startup Piezotech

1:15 AM MDT | October 5, 2010 | Natasha Alperowicz

Arkema says it has acquired Piezotech, a French startup company, which designs and manufactures fluorinated polymers. The acquisition enhances Arkema's portfolio with a new range of ultra high performance materials with potential high added value applications in sectors such as robotics, aerospace, textile, automotive and electronics, the company says. Piezotech was established following a technology transfer from Institut de Recherche Saint-Louis (Saint-Louis, France), a Franco-German institute for science and defense. It designs and markets films and sensors...

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