A global chemical company and France’s leading chemicals producer, Arkema has operation in about 50 countries, some 19 200 employees and research centers in North America, France and Asia. The Group generates annual revenue of €7.5 billion, and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationaly recognized brands.

Profile Description

Thanks to its expertise in polyamide powders, acrylate resins and high performance polymers, Arkema grows from strength to strength in 3D printing.

A global presence in 50 countries

137 production sites
61 in Europe
34 in North America
42 in Asia and rest of the world

2.5% of turnover is spent to R&D
1,700 researchers
13 research centers (7 in France, 3 in the United States, 2 in China and 1 in Japan)
The Group organized its activities into 3 complementary business segments:
High Performance Materials: Specialty Adhesives (Bostik), Technical Polymers (Specialty Polyamides, Fluoropolymers), Performance Additives (Filtration and Adsorption/CECA, Organic Peroxydes, UV curing resins/Sartomer).
Industrial Specialties: Thiochemicals, Fluorochemicals, PMMA (Altuglas International), Hydrogen Peroxides.
Coating Solutions: Acrylics, Coating Resins and Additives (Coating resins, Rheology Additives/Coatex)
Arkema sales breakdown by BU
World no.1 to no.3 on 90% of the porfolio


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