Arkema to Distribute Chang Chun Petrochemicals EVOH
Arkema, Colombes, France, is joining forces with Taiwanese chemicals manufacturer Chang Chun Petrochemicals Co. Ltd, Taipei, to distribute its EVOH copolymers (trade name: Evasin). EVOH (Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol) is a high barrier polymer used in multilayer film for food Packaging, Automotive and Construction applications.
This worldwide agreement grants in particular Arkema as exclusive distributorship for Evasin EVOH in Europe. EVOH is a specialty copolymer with very high barrier properties to gas (oxygen, carbon dioxide), aromatics and hydrocarbons. These characteristics, together with excellent transparency and good processability, have made this the reference product among barrier polymers, in particular for multilayer food packaging, automotive fuel tank and heating pipe markets. Chang Chun Petrochemicals is the world’s 3rd largest EVOH producer.
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