Empowering Sustainability in Eyewear: The Story behind Bio-Based PA 11 Material with Arkema
With Alireza Parandian and Sophie Mulsant-Kern
About this webinar
Sustainability is high on the agenda for many eyewear brands. So, how are Materialise and Arkema empowering sustainable choices in a field known for fast fashion? In this webinar, we’ll share the why and how behind PA 11: our new bio-based 3D printing material for conscious eyewear brands.
What you will learn
- What opportunities PA 11 presents for eyewear
- The story behind the creation of PA 11. Hint: it all starts with castor beans
- How Materialise and Arkema empower sustainable eyewear brands
Global Head of Business Strategy for Wearables, Materialise
Dr. Alireza Parandian leads the global business strategy for additive manufactured wearables at Materialise. With a multidisciplinary background, he has helped to advance Materialise’s strong innovation and co-creation culture, resulting in long-standing collaborations. Alongside a multidisciplinary team of experts, Alireza focusses on the mission to enable mass customization and personalization possibilities through digital tools and business strategies. Fastest patterns are emerging now in vision care and footwear sector which are being exploited in these vertical markets together with strategic partners active in each domain.
Business Development Manager, Arkema
Sophie Mulsant-Kern is the Europe Market Development Manager at 3D Printing Solutions by Arkema. Sophie has been with Arkema for over 20 years and currently leads the business development for thermoplastic powders for powder bed fusion (PBF) additive manufacturing.