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Arkema is one of the leading global suppliers of paints and coatings. Its high-performance products are innovative and are used to manufacture paints, coatings, and adhesives, which are respectful of the environment.
Visit our Coating Resins website for more information.

Key figures for 2023

Number of employees


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

$9.2 million

Investment in health, environment, and safety


Safety record

18 years with one lost-time injury

Our commitment to safety and the environment

  • Safety training – site utilizes the SafeStart® program and Safety Academy training which encourages safe behavior both at work and home.
  • Implemented a recycling program as well as a universal waste program (batteries, aerosol cans, light fixtures, light bulbs).
  • Active in Behavior Based Safety and LeakBuster Programs – designed to identify (by peer review) any unsafe behaviors that could lead to an accident as well as any minor leaks/spills that need to be caught/addressed before becoming an issue.
  • Use of a corporate-wide Safe Work Assessment Tool (SWAT) to better “Observe-Recognize-Eliminate-Communicate” workplace hazards.

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

  • The plant is an active member of the local St. Charles Parish Community Advisory Panel. We work with other area industry members (including OxyChem, Galata, Entergy, W.R. Grace, and Koch) and meet with community members on a regular basis to provide information on upcoming events and operational impacts and to collaboratively address any questions or concerns they may have as we work together toward appropriate solutions.
  • We are also members of the Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA) and Louisiana Association of Business in Industry (LABI).
  • Arkema Science Teachers Program – Summer workshop supported by the Arkema Inc. Foundation. Local science teachers spend time studying experiment kits with the help of plant scientists. The program is designed to help science teachers expand and enhance their science teaching skills.
  • Participated in the United Way® Battle for the Paddle (jambalaya and gumbo competitions), as well as sponsored the United Way® Golf Tournament.
  • Parish Trash Bash (Garbage Pickup)
  • Parish Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
  • Coordinated gift cards donated by Arkema to Parish after Hurricane IDA destruction hit the area
  • Donated gift cards for the St. Charles Parish Thanksgiving Day basket drive.
  • Hahnville High School Robotics Club team sponsorship, and multiple donates to Hahnville High School sports teams.
  • Donated gift cards to St. Charles Catholic High School "After Prom Party"

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Last updated: December 2023