Websites and locations

Products and markets

  • CHEMPOL® Alkyd resins include conventional, high solids and water reducible versions for use in interior and exterior paints industrial coatings, and finishes.
  • CHEMPOL® Polyester resins are used in coil coatings, metal coatings, and industrial baking systems. They provide excellent flexibility, durability, adhesion, and appearance.
  • CHEMPOL® Oil-free polyester resins for use in can and coil coatings including new product development resins based on bio-sourced raw materials.
  • SYNAQUA™ Alkyd dispersions are water-borne products used in decorative coatings.

Visit our Coating Resins site for more information.

Key figures for 2023

Number of employees


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

$4 million

Investment in health, environment, and safety

$1.56 million in approved capital investments for health, safety, and environmental projects

Safety record

3 years without a lost-time injury

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. 

Community involvement

  • Grand Rapids Fire Department – our site has a long-standing relationship with the Grand Rapids Fire Department and supports them by participating in emergency preparedness drills.
  • Metro Lodge 97 - sponsorship for the Grand Rapids Police Department scholarship fund fundraiser events.
  • Next Step of West Michigan – sponsorship of facility improvements in support of skills training to members of the Grand Rapids community.

  • Michigan Manufacturer Association (MMA) – member
  • Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce - member

Responsible Care® is a registered trademark of the American Chemistry Council.
CHEMPOL® is a registered trademark of Arkema Inc.

Last updated: December 2023