June 11, 2010

Green soccer ball

In honor of today's opening of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, here's an interesting tidbit about French chemical company Arkema joining big electronics manufacturer Sony in creating a unique soccer ball that will be distributed by NGOs for African children.

The soccer ball called "Join the Team" is partially made from Arkema's castor oil-based thermoplastic elastomer Pebax® Rnew.

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