Arkema’s Kyoto Technical Center Celebrates Three Decades of Innovation and Growth in Japan

Arkema’s Kyoto Technical Center Celebrates Three Decades of Innovation and Growth in Japan

(IN BRIEF) Arkema Kyoto Technical Center (KTC), a research and development center in Japan that provides technical support to customers in the Asia-Pacific region. KTC has grown over the years to become a flagship R&D center supporting various markets, including High Performance Polymers solutions, Thiochemicals, Incubator products, and more. On March 24, KTC celebrated its 30th anniversary, marking three decades of growth and innovation. The anniversary celebration event was attended by distinguished guests, business partners, and Arkema’s senior executives.

(PRESS RELEASE) COLOMBES, 31-Mar-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkema (EPA: AKE), a French specialty chemicals and advanced materials company and a global leader in PVDF production, announces that Arkema Kyoto Technical Center (KTC) is celebrating its 30th anniversary on April 1, 2023. Established on this date in 1993, KTC was founded with the mission of providing technical support to Arkema’s customers in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly in Japan. Over the years, KTC has grown to become one of Arkema’s flagship R&D centers in the region, thanks to the dedication and commitment of its employees, past and present.

KTC is located in Kyoto Research Park, the first privately operated research park in Japan. The park hosts over 500 companies and institutions in the fields of ICT, Biotech, Electronics, or Machinery, providing a great scientific and collaborative environment for Arkema’s R&D team.

KTC’s research and business development teams provide support for Arkema’s High Performance Polymers solutions, Thiochemicals, Incubator products (Elium® resins, Piezotech®, UDX tapes) for various markets such as Industry, Paint & Coatings, Consumer goods, Water, Energy, and Transportation.

On March 24, 2023, KTC held an anniversary celebration event attended by many special guests from Kyoto, business partners, as well as Erwoan PERZON, Senior Vice President, High Performance Polymers and Member of Arkema Executive Committee, Armand AJDARI, Arkema Chief Technology Officer, and Xavier DURAND-DELACRE, Arkema Group, Regional President Europe (outside France), Japan, Korea & India.

Congratulations to KTC on this significant milestone, and we wish them all the best for the future!

Media contacts:

Gilles Galinier
VP Communication
+33 (0)1 49 00 70 07

Anne Plaisance
Corporate Press Relations Manager
+33 (0)6 81 87 48 77

SOURCE: Arkema


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