Elevance and Arkema team up to produce speciality polymers

Elevance Renewable Sciences and Arkema today announced a global partnership to develop and produce renewable speciality polymers.

Elevance is providing novel, differentiated, functionalised renewable starting materials, including the company’s 9-decenoic methyl ester, from its bio-refineries.

Arkema has a long and well-established background in the field of bio-based speciality polymers. By combining their expertise, both companies will work on the development of a range of speciality bio-based polymers based on Elevance speciality methyl ester intermediate.