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Arkema Group at a glance

A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance in lightweight and design materials, biosourced materials, new energies, water management, solutions for electronics, and the performance and home insulation.

A global manufacturer in specialty chemicals and advanced materials, with 3 business segments – High Performance Materials, Industrial Specialties, and Coating Solutions – and globally recognized brands, the Group reports annual sales of 8.3 billion euros. Buoyed by the collective energy of its 19,800 employees, Arkema operates in close to 55 countries.

Arkema fosters interaction with its stakeholders, and innovates around 6 solution-oriented research platforms which shape the Group's R&D to address the major global trends today and in the future.

Arkema Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

2017 key figures

Arkema in key figures

3 complementary business segments

High Performance Materials

Adhesives (Bostik)

Advanced Materials

    • Specialty Polyamides
    • PVDF
    • Organic Peroxides
    • Surfactant and Additives
    • Molecularsieves and FEBEX
    • UV Curing Resins (Sartomer)
Industrial Specialties


PMMA (Altuglas International)


Hydrogen Peroxides

Coating Solutions

Acrylics (upstream)

Performance Coatings (downstream)

      • Coating Resins
      • Rheology Additives (Coatex)

2017 sales by segment

€8.3 bn sales

High Performance Materials 46
Industrial Specialties 31
Coating Solutions 23

World no. 1 to no. 3 on 90% of the portfolio

High Performance Materials
High Performance Materials

Specialty Polyamides #1


Photocure resins #1

Specialty Adhesives #3

Industrial Specialties
Industrial Specialties

Thiochemicals #1


Fluorogases #3

Hydrogen Peroxide #3

Coating Solutions
Coating Solutions

Acrylic Monomers #2

Coating Resins #3


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