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Products and markets

A division of Arkema Inc., Sartomer's Chatham, Virginia site produces specialty acrylate and methacrylate monomers and oligomers used by other manufacturers in the following applications:

  • Coatings
  • Graphic arts
  • Electronics
  • Adhesives and sealants
  • Advanced materials
  • Chemical intermediates
  • Personal care
  • 3D printing

Key figures for 2020

Number of employees


Local economic impact (payroll/utility/property taxes paid annually)

$~7 million

Investment in health, environment, and safety


  • OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) "Star" site for safety excellence
  • Continual site focus on energy efficiency and waste reduction, including lean manufacturing principles
  • Emergency response training for in-house Emergency Response Team (ERT) and employees on all operating shifts
  • Employee training in hazardous waste operations emergency response (HAZWOPER)
  • Personnel trained in First Aid, CPR, & Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
  • Member of CHEMTREC® (Chemical Transportation Emergency Center)


Community involvement

Arkema Common Ground® program

The Arkema Group, through its Common Ground® program, is committed to building relationships between our Company and its communities. Community relations enable the Group to open up its sites to the outside world and establish genuine relations of trust with all its stakeholders.