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Arkema to Withdraw Two Grades from Functional Polyolefin Ranges

2:35 AM MST | January 18, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas

Arkema says it will withdraw the Evatane 33-15 and Lotryl 14MG02 grades from its Evatane and Lotryl functional polyolefin ranges. Evatane 33-15 is an ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA)-based random copolymer with high vinyl acetate content, and Lotryl 14MG02 is a random copolymer of ethylene and methyl acrylate. The withdrawal of the two copolymers is part of a strategy to optimize Arkema's functional polyolefin range, the company says. Arkema is planning, through its functional polyolefin optimization strategy, to shorten production cycles, reduce inventories of...

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