Last week, readers were most interested in Arkema’s announcement regarding a capacity increase for its photocure resins (Arkema Starts 30% Photocure Resin Production Capacity Increase): “Arkema recently announced it has successfully started up the 30% capacity extension of its photocure advanced liquid resin production plant in Nansha, near Canton, China. The new production line intends to help to meet the demand in Asia in the electronics, 3D printing, adhesives and inkjet printing markets.

“The new line will produce state-of-the-art ultraviolet (UV), LED and electron beam (EB) liquid resins, as well as Sartomer’s resins for 3D-printed products.

“‘This investment strengthens our commitment to providing the most advanced photocure resin solutions with innovative properties, as well as services, to our customers around the world and giving them a leading competitive edge in their respective markets,’ said Christophe André, executive vice president, advanced materials, Arkema.”

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Top 5 News that Sticks for April 21-27
1. Arkema Starts 30% Photocure Resin Production Capacity Increase
2. Henkel Adhesive Technologies Opens New OEM Application Center #1 last week
3. Foam Expo Reports Record Attendance
4. Covestro Launches Supplier Diversity Program
5. BYK Opens New Site in Shanghai

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants, and coatings-related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week on our website, as well as our eNewsletters and social media platforms.