Arkema Receives GPEC Environmental Award for Sustainability Leadership

By Chemical Processing staff

Mar 11, 2014

Arkema received the chairman’s award from the plastics environmental division of the Society of Plastics Engineers. Arkema has been recognized for environmental leadership and excellence for the development of its Biostrength impact modifiers. Biostrength has been designed to improve a broad range of properties in polylactic acid (PLA), which is derived from renewable resources such as corn starch, tapioca roots and sugarcane.

The Global Plastics Environmental Conference (GPEC) 2014 Environmental Stewardship Award is presented annually to corporations or institutions that clearly demonstrate their commitment to our environment and leadership in sustainability and recycling.

The award will be presented at the GPEC 2014 conference March 14 in Orlando.

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