7 November 2022

ICAP SIRA launches its first bio-based adhesive

ICAP SIRA, a leading manufacturer of emulsions and specialty polymers, launches ACRILEM ECO 5007, its first bio-based acrylic PSA polymer combining sustainability benefits with high performances. The polymer contains 60% of bio-renewable mass on solid, measured via Carbon-14 analysis, allowing customers to meet their sustainability goals while delivering high-end properties to adhesive tapes. Specifically, ACRILEM ECO 5007 is characterized by a good balance of adhesion and cohesion meeting the quality specifications of the most demanding markets. This innovative bio-based PSA product contributes to drastically reduce the carbon footprint compared to traditional petroleum-based binders, supporting the adhesive tape value chain on its journey towards carbon neutrality.