Arkema group at a glance
France’s leading chemicals producer, Arkema is aiming to become one of the global leaders in specialty chemicals. With its 14,000 employees and 90 industrial sites in 40 countries, Arkema has a revenue of €6.1 billion.
Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry using a responsible, innovation-based approach.
With the divestment of its vinyl activities in mid-2012, the Group completed a strategic shift which had been initiated when the company was created in 2004. Arkema now aspires to become one of the global leaders in specialty chemicals.
Sales of €6.1billion
EBITDA of €902 million
90 production sites
46 in Europe
26 in North America
18 in Asia and rest of the world
€150 million dedicated every year to R&D
10 research centers (6 in France, 2 in the United States, 1 in China and 1 in Japan)
The Group reorganized its activities into 3 business segments:
- High Performance Materials: Technical polymers (Specialty polyamides and Fluoropolymers), Filtration and Adsorption (CECA), Organic Peroxydes.
- Industrial Specialties: Thiochemicals, Fluorochemicals, PMMA (Altuglas International), Hydrogen Peroxides.
- Coating Solutions: Acrylics, Coating resins, Photocure resins (Sartomer) Rheology Additives (Coatex)
Complementary business segments and balanced geographical coverage
Employees by region
- 62% Europe
- 20% North America
- 18% Asia and rest of the world