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Arkema to Produce PVDF Resins in China

3:58 AM MDT | September 29, 2010 | Deepti Ramesh

Arkema says that in early 2011, the company will start production of its Kynar polyvinyledene fluoride (PVDF) resins at a new plant in the company’s site at Changshu, China. Arkema says it sees this region as being key to its ongoing business development strategy, and the new plant will bring Arkema closer to its Asian customers. PVDF resins are used in a wide range of applications, including highly weatherable coatings, high performance lithium ion batteries, and photovoltaic panels. Arkema announced last week that it will invest $30 million to construct a...

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