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Capturing the challenges of today and anticipating the ambitious solutions for our tomorrow‘s customers’ requirements, we are continuously raising expectations in terms of performance, aspect and durability. As key properties of waterborne resins, our full range of technologies support your unmet needs to formulate with lower VOC and outstanding properties like ease of cleanup, lower energy use and multi-functional properties. Use the best from water!


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Sep 01 2022
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Arkema finalizes the acquisition of Polimeros Especiales in Mexico

On September 1st 2022, Arkema finalized the acquisition of Polimeros Especiales, ...
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Jul 21 2022
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Arkema to acquire Polimeros Especiales, a leading emulsion resins producer in Mexico

The planned acquisition of this leading player in solvent-free waterborne acrylic resins will ...
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Apr 01 2022
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Arkema showcases latest developments for more sustainable solutions at 2022 American Coatings Show

Arkema is showcasing a broad offering of Coating Materials for waterborne, high ...
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Acrylic (emulsion)

Choose the essential in your daily life! As a precise blend of water based polymers, this technology provides superior results to achieve your goals in many applications like industrial, architectural and functional markets.

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Upgrade gloss and resistance with Synaqua® acrylic 2K waterborne systems.

Arkema introduces a world-class range of waterborne systems, to reach very low VOC (below 150 g/l)  while keeping the advantages of solventborne systems : high gloss, water and chemical resistance, good durability, quick hardness development…

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Alkyd (emulsion)

The good compromise!

The binder original from the combination of alcohol and acid offers low viscosity and good features to achieve sustainable and performance goals. Naturally built from renewable sources and from water dilutable to emulsions, we developed the latest generation of alkyds and polyesters supporting formulators and painters.

Styrene acrylic

Arkema universal binders for multi-substrates of application offer state of the art solutions when demanding durability, easy to use and environmentally friendly performances are at stake.

Vinyl versatate

Easy to use and good scrub resistance to glossy effect.

Vinyl acrylic

Excellent scrub resistance and good alternative to styrene acrylic or vinyl-versatate.

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