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Sartomer celebrates 50th anniversary of West Chester, PA, production facility

  12/6/2018 - Exton, PA - Sartomer, a business unit of Arkema Inc., celebrated the 50th anniversary of its West Chester, PA, production plant, and received recognition from State Senator Andrew Dinniman. Sartomer’s West Chester production facility produces specialty chemical building blocks used by other manufacturers for advanced materials, chemical intermediates, personal care and 3D printing applications. The production facility offers its customers access to global technology, manufacturing and service, which leads to innovative solutions, a dependable supply and consistently high-quality products and services. While presenting a certificate recognizing the 50th anniversary, Senator Dinniman commented, “Sartomer is a great example of a company that has been enterprising in adapting to meet the needs of the new economy. In addition, Sartomer and its employees continue to celebrate their roots in our region by giving back to the community through volunteerism and other charitable endeavors. I wish them a happy 50th birthday, and best wishes for another half-century of success, growth and innovation.” “We are honored to receive recognition from Senator Dinniman for our high standard of service to our customers and contribution to the local community,” said Kenny Messer, president of Sartomer Americas. “We look forward to building on this half-century foundation as we continue to support our customers’ evolving needs and work as a dedicated corporate neighbor in our region.” A member of the West Chester Chamber of Commerce, Sartomer’s West Chester production facility provides technical expertise to the West Chester Local Emergency Planning Committee, offers a shadowing program for high school students, and partners with Drexel University for a cooperative program. The facility also provides an annual scholarship to a West Chester University student and sponsors teachers from local schools to team with Sartomer mentors to review science experiments. Through work with the West Chester Community Action Panel, management from the site regularly meets with representatives of the local community to review Sartomer’s support to Chester County and address any local questions or concerns. Employees of Sartomer strongly support the surrounding community year-round by engaging in charitable community projects with organizations such as Chester County Food Cupboard, Chester County Hospital, Habitat for Humanity, CRC Watershed Association, Doing Our Part Eclectically (DOPE), and the United Way.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Birla Carbon releases seventh annual sustainability report - click to expand

TechnoBiz announces Rubber Industry Training Week 2019 for the U.S. and Thailand - click to expand

Lanxess commissions two additional production lines for Tepex composite material - click to expand

Clariant listed in the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index - click to expand

Students can showcase technology skills at annual Goodyear Innovation Challenge - click to expand

Aerospace tapes market projected to register a CAGR of 4.0 percent though 2024 - click to expand

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Accella Tire Fill Systems changes name to Carlisle TyrFil - click to expand

Petronas Chemicals completes the acquisition of silicone manufacturer Da Vinci Group - click to expand

Michelin, Continental AG and Smag announce joint venture for sustainability practices for the natural rubber industry - click to expand

Brenntag Specialties expands distribution agreement with BASF - click to expand

Lubrizol achieves a Gold sustainability rating from EcoVadis - click to expand

Global automotive summer tire market is expected to record a CAGR of almost 5% by 2023 - click to expand

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Eastman experts to discuss increased efficiency in tire production at the International Elastomer Conference - click to expand

Fort Wayne Mold & Engineering announces the retirement of Rick Schmidt - click to expand

Global injection molding machines market forecast to reach $21 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Davis-Standard introduces DS-Blend feedscrew design - click to expand

DIC to acquire BASF’s global pigments business - click to expand

Thailand has become the world's largest rubber exporter - click to expand

Monday, September 16, 2019

Enviro develops financing solutions for plants based on international corporate bonds - click to expand

Davis-Standard readies for the 2019 International Elastomer Conference - click to expand

ChemSpec is exclusive distributor of Himadri carbon blacks in the U.S. and Canada - click to expand

Dow Chemical selected by Fortune magazine for its Change the World list - click to expand

Smithers unifies under one brand - click to expand

ExxonMobil introduces sustainable solutions and innovative applications at K 2019 - click to expand

Friday, September 13, 2019

Future Foundation (India) establishes U.S. sales and service center - click to expand

Apollo Tyres sharpens focus on the SUV segment in India - click to expand

Budzar Industries announces new vice president - click to expand

Tokai Carbon announces new president of Cancarb Limited - click to expand

Book of the day: Thermoplastic Elastomers - click to expand

Cooper Tire’s Tread Wisely program reminds young drivers to plan ahead for roadside emergencies - click to expand

Thursday, September 12, 2019

California enacts highway safety law prohibiting installation of unsafe used tires - click to expand

ChemSpec announces October International Elastomer Conference show booth and supplier line-up - click to expand

Only 13 spots remain for the Women's Preconference Workshop at IEC 2019 - click to expand

Desma introduces a 16-nozzle open tip cold runner with adjustable chokes - click to expand

Total Cray Valley to present at 2019 International Elastomer Conference in Cleveland - click to expand

Market Reports

Polyisoprene latex market forecast to reach $231 million by 2029 - click to expand

Automotive silicone market is projected to reach $3.33 billion by 2023 - click to expand

Aerospace tapes market is projected to register a CAGR of 4.0% though 2024 - click to expand

Global automotive summer tire market is expected to record a CAGR of almost 5% by 2023 - click to expand

Global injection molding machines market forecast to reach $21 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Polymer initiator market projected to reach $4.2 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Global automatic tire inflation system market is projected to reach $2.2 billion by 2027 - click to expand

Global tire market forecast to reach $96.47 billion by 2026 - click to expand

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