Arkema inaugurated a new first-class polyester resin manufacturing facility in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra recently. This new facility includes a dedicated laboratory to provide both application development and technical support.
The new facility will produce polyester powder resins marketed under the Reafree trade name which are primarily used to develop low-VOC powder coatings for a wide range of industrial and architectural applications.
These powders are versatile and can be formulated to provide benefits such as superior scratch resistance, flow and leveling, and rheology control. Arkema’s manufacturing site in Navi Mumbai also produces alkyd and acrylic solutions and oil-free polyester resins, as well as reactive polyamide resins.