École Française de Papeterie et des Industries Graphiques (EFPG) awarded Arkema Trophy
01/13/06, Arkema is to award for the first time an Arkema Trophy to the author of the best thesis among 3rd-year student engineers - the EFPG class of 2004.
This award will be presented at the January 20 2006 graduation ceremony in Grenoble, France, an event sponsored by Arkema for a number of years.
Arkema and the School for the Paper and Printing Industries (EFPG) recently signed a research cooperation agreement on the preparation of paper fibers, in particular their morphologies, physical and chemical properties, and bleaching processes.
EFPG is a higher education institute training future executives for the paper and printing industries, and is a partner to a large number of manufacturers both in France and around the world.
Arkema stands among the world’s top three producers of hydrogen peroxide, with production plants in Asia, Europe and North America. Its various formulations are marketed under the tradenames Albone®, Peroxal® and Valsterane®.
The Albone® range includes high stability technical grades, with concentrations between 18 and 70%, and is primarily used for the bleaching of paper pulp, de-inking, and the bleaching of textile and vegetable fibers.
A global chemical player, Arkema consists of 3 coherent and balanced business segments: Vinyl Products, Industrial Chemicals, and Performance Products. Present in over 40 countries with 18,600 employees, Arkema achieves sales of 5.2 billion euros. With its 6 research centers in France, the United States and Japan, and internationally recognized brands, Arkema holds leadership positions in its principal markets.
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