A world player in specialty materials, Arkema employs nearly 7,300 people in France, either directly or through its subsidiaries (MLPC International, Rheology and Specialty Additives, and Bostik), representing 36% of the Group’s total workforce.
An entrepreneur in innovation, Arkema fosters interaction with its stakeholders and provides its customers with concrete solutions for addressing the challenges of an ever-changing world. The Group develops, produces, and markets products and materials with high added value, as well as adapted services across all industrial sectors.
Strong roots in France
- Adhesives Solutions, Advanced Materials, Coating Solutions, and Intermediates: Arkema’s three business segments, comprising several leading international product lines, are present in France.
- The Group carries out approximately 45% of its production in France, and Arkema France generates sales representing 8% of Arkema’s worldwide turnover.
Arkema strives to maintain a strong foothold in France and, to this end, is carrying out several modernization and development projects at its Lannemezan, Mont, and Honfleur facilities. This commitment is reflected in the Group’s investments: on average, since 2006, nearly half of Arkema’s capital expenditure has been in France.
2022 Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe: follow Quentin Vlamynck's adventure !
Technical and physical preparation, training, race follow-up... follow Quentin Vlamynck's adventure on the Ocean Fifty Arkema before and during the race.
Our latest news
An excellent second place for Quentin Vlamynck with Arkema in the Route du Rhum 2022
Third-quarter 2022 results
Quentin Vlamynck: “My first Route du Rhum promises to be tough-going!”
The Pierre Potier Award 2022 goes to Arkema for Bostik's Purbinder-CX, an innovative adhesive for flexible food packaging
Discover where our products are in your daily life!
Watch the video or download the booklet to see examples of everyday applications with Arkema products and materials.
L'atelier 4.20 by Arkema
Discover L’atelier 4.20—enjoy a virtual tour to experience it as if you were there! Our headquarters in Colombes (located in France’s Hauts-de-Seine department) houses this facility, which showcases Arkema’s expertise and embodies the Group’s vision of innovative materials.