Arkema in a snapshot
France’s leading chemicals producer, Arkema is aiming to become one of the global leaders in specialty chemicals. With its 14,000 employees and 85 industrial sites in 45 countries, Arkema has a revenue of €6.4 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 €6.4 billion
EBITDA of €996 million
85 production sites
44 in Europe
26 in North America
15 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 recently reorganized its activities into 3 Business segments:
Complementary business segments and balanced geographical coverage
Employees by region
- 62% Europe
- 20% North America
- 18% Asia and rest of the world