News

KEM ONE enters into partnership with Polyloop to develop PVC recycling

15/07/20

The startup Polyloop installs its experimental pilot unit in the Kem One laboratory in Balan. The two companies join forces to develop new solutions for PVC recycling.


Kem One joins businesses committed to the climate

12/09/19

Kem One, a signatory of the 2019 French Business Climate Pledge, is now officially one of the French businesses committed to reducing greenhouse gases.


European investment bank supports Kem One projects with 50 million euro loan

20/02/19

The European investment bank has approved a 50-million-euro loan to Kem One to finance a portion of its industrial equipment modernisation and R&D projects.


Kem One will adjust PVC prices in December

28/11/18

KEM ONE will adjust its PVC prices in December by anticipating the decrease of ethylene prices.


Kem One consolidates activities and emerges from receivership

27/03/18

On 20 March, the Commercial Court of Lyon certified that Kem One had completed the receivership plan six years in advance and declared the end of the receivership procedure. The company continues to grow and will invest €300M in the coming years to improve its performance.


KEM ONE recognised for good energy efficiency

22/11/17

In October, KEM ONE was awarded ISO 50001 certification, in recognition of its good energy management. The company has set itself the target of improving energy performance by 19% between 2013 and 2020.


Kem One and Arkema further improve fire-fighting resources at Balan

15/11/17

The Balan industrial hub meets the most stringent recommendations in terms of fire safety. Kem One and Arkema have invested €400,000 to modernize their fire-fighting resources.


KEM ONE's faces in the latest film by Agnès Varda

21/07/17

The employees of our factory in Saint-Auban are in the cast of Visages Villages, the documentary presented at Cannes by Agnes Varda and JR.


KEM ONE launches its new electrolysis process at its Lavéra site, getting off to a fresh start on solid foundations

03/07/17

Through the launch of its new facilities in Lavéra, KEM ONE is confirming its ambition to become one of the leaders in the chlor-alkali industry in Europe. The new electrolysis is a key asset for improving the company’s performance and enabling it to pursue its investment policy.


Kem One joins hands with Chemplast Sanmar to manufacture chlorinated polyvinyl chloride in India

28/02/17

Kem One partners with Chemplast Sanmar, one of the leading PVC manufacturer in India, within a joint venture. Located in India, the future plant will provide a domestic answer to the increasing demand of chlorinated PVC, highly prized in the building sector.